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Contents

I
1
II
6
III
9
V
12
VI
17
VII
20
IX
25
X
30
XXVII
87
XXIX
89
XXX
91
XXXI
99
XXXII
103
XXXIII
107
XXXIV
111
XXXV
114

XI
35
XII
37
XIII
41
XIV
45
XV
49
XVI
61
XVII
70
XIX
71
XX
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XXI
76
XXIII
78
XXIV
82
XXV
84
XXXVI
121
XXXVII
126
XXXVIII
132
XXXIX
135
XL
137
XLI
142
XLII
145
XLIII
149
XLIV
153
XLV
157
XLVI
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XLVII
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Page 69 - THREE years she grew in sun and shower, Then Nature said, 'A lovelier flower On earth was never sown ! This child I to myself will take ; She shall be mine, and I will make A lady of my own. 'Myself will to my darling be Both law and impulse ; and with me The girl, in rock and plain, In earth and heaven, in glade and bower, Shall feel an overseeing power To kindle or restrain.
Page 143 - Men and brethren, this scripture must needs have been fulfilled, which the Holy Ghost by the mouth of David spake before concerning Judas, which was guide to them that took Jesus ; for he was numbered with us, and had obtained part of this ministry.
Page 140 - That very law* which moulds a tear, And bids it trickle from its source, That law preserves the earth a sphere, And guides the planets in their course.
Page 157 - O Cromwell, Cromwell, Had I but served my God with half the zeal I served my king, he would not in mine age Have left me naked to mine enemies.
Page 130 - In lowly dale, fast by a river's side, With woody hill o'er hill encompassed round, A most enchanting Wizard did abide, Than whom a fiend more fell is nowhere found.
Page 169 - Harley had drawn a shilling from his pocket ; but Virtue bade him consider on whom he was going to bestow it. Virtue held back his arm ; but a milder form, a younger sister of Virtue's, not so severe as Virtue, nor so serious as Pity, smiled upon him : his fingers lost their compression...
Page 162 - The quality of mercy is not strained, It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath. It is twice blessed: It blesseth him that gives, and him that takes...
Page 131 - Rise on the Earth, or Earth rise on the sun ; He from the east his flaming road begin, Or she from west her silent course advance With inoffensive pace that spinning sleeps On her soft axle, while she paces even, And bears thee soft with the smooth air along, Solicit not thy thoughts with matters hid: Leave them to God above; him serve and fear.
Page 154 - Shakespeare, whether life or nature be his subject, shows plainly that he has seen with his own eyes ; he gives the image which he receives, not weakened or distorted by the intervention of any other mind; the ignorant feel his representations to be just, and the learned see that they are complete.
Page 137 - Pity and compassion are words appropriated to signify our fellow-feeling with the sorrow of others. Sympathy, though its meaning was, perhaps, originally the same, may now, however, without much impropriety, be made use of to denote our fellow-feeling with any passion whatever.

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