An essay on punctuation

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Page 19 - The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil ; my lust shall be satisfied upon them ; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.
Page 51 - And the men of the city said unto him on the seventh day before the sun went down, What is sweeter than honey ? and what is stronger than a lion...
Page 65 - Existence may be borne, and the deep root Of life and sufferance make its firm abode In bare and desolated bosoms : mute The camel labours with the heaviest load, And the wolf dies in silence, not...
Page 17 - We came to our journey's end, at last, with no small difficulty, after much fatigue, through deep roads, and bad weather.
Page 73 - What good he will do to mankind I know not ; this comfort he may be sure of, he cannot do less than you have done before him. . I have sometimes thought, that if preachers, hangmen, and...
Page 63 - The pleasantest part of a man's life is generally that which passes in courtship, provided his passion be sincere, and the party beloved kind with discretion. Love, desire, hope, all the pleasing motions of the soul, rise in the pursuit.
Page 67 - Men of your large profession, that could speak To every cause, and things mere contraries, Till they were hoarse again, yet all be law ; That, with most quick agility, could turn, And return ; make knots, and undo them ; Give forked counsel ; take provoking gold On either hand, and put it up ; these men, He knew, would thrive with their humility.
Page 17 - At last, with no small difficulty, after much fatigue, through deep roads, and bad weather, we came to our journey's end.
Page 55 - sis, s. a sentence so included in another sentence, as that it may be taken out, without injuring the sense of that which encloses it ; commonly marked thus ( ). [plu.
Page 71 - ... feeble and precarious, is better than it has been these two years. She is much your servant, and as she has been her own physician with some success, imagines she could be yours with the same. Would to God you was within her reach ! She would, I believe, prescribe a great deal of the medicina animi, without having recourse to the Books of Trismegistus.

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