The new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences, Volume 11

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Page 412 - Tis almost morning; I would have thee gone: And yet no further than a wanton's bird; Who lets it hop a little from her hand, Like a poor prisoner in his twisted gyves, And with a silk thread plucks it back again, So loving-jealous of his liberty.
Page 367 - SOME in their discourse desire rather commendation of wit in being able to hold all arguments than of judgment in discerning what is true, as if it were a praise to know what might be said and not what should be thought.
Page 172 - But I must also feel it as a man: I cannot but remember such things were, That were most precious to me.
Page 299 - ... flies along, sipping the surface of the water; but the swallow alone, in general, washes on the wing, by dropping into a pool for many times together: in very hot weather house-martins and bank-martins dip and wash a little.
Page 403 - Cudjoe stopped them at the door, and demanded what they wanted. " The white men," said they, " have carried away our brothers and sons, and we will kill all white men. Give us the white man you have in your house, for we will kill him.
Page 260 - All you, who come into the world and go out of it, know this that the gods hate impudence;" was represented by an infant, an old man, a hawk, a fish, and a river horse.
Page 388 - Let the foundation of a profitable trade be thus laid, that the exportation of home commodities be more in value than the importation of foreign ; so we shall be sure that the stocks of the kingdom shall yearly increase, for then the balance of trade must be returned in money or bullion.
Page 222 - With sweetest touches pierce your mistress' ear And draw her home with music. Jes. I am never merry when I hear sweet music. Lor. The reason is, your spirits are attentive; For do but note a wild and wanton herd, Or race of youthful and unhandled colts, Fetching mad bounds, bellowing and neighing loud Which is the hot condition of their blood, If they but hear perchance a trumpet sound, Or any air of music touch their ears, You shall perceive them make a mutual stand, Their savage eyes turn'd to...
Page 157 - All instruments, all arts of ruin met; He calls to mind his strength, and then his speed, His winged heels, and then his armed head; With these t' avoid, with that his fate to meet; But fear prevails and bids him trust his feet.

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