The Universal Magazine, Volume 10

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Page 436 - And, skill'd at whist, devotes the night to play : Then, while such honours bloom around his head, Shall he sit sadly by the sick man's bed, To raise the hope he feels not, or with zeal To combat fears that e'en the pious feel?
Page 436 - Save one dull pane, that, coarsely patch'd, gives way To the rude tempest, yet excludes the day: Here, on a matted flock, with dust o'erspread, The drooping wretch reclines his languid head...
Page 387 - Out, out, hyaena! these are thy wonted arts, And arts of every woman false like thee...
Page 375 - My soul hath a desire and longing to enter into the courts of the Lord : my heart and my flesh rejoice in the living God.
Page 517 - And deeply plunges in th' adhesive ground ; Thence, but with pain, her slender foot she takes, While hope the mind as strength the frame forsakes : For when so full the cup of sorrow grows, Add but a drop, it instantly o'erflows.
Page 436 - Such is that room which one rude beam divides, And naked rafters form the sloping sides; Where the vile bands that bind the thatch are seen, And lath and mud are all that lie between; Save one dull pane, that, coarsely...
Page 318 - When forced the fair nymph to forego, What anguish I felt at my heart ! Yet I thought but it might not be so 'Twas with pain that she saw me depart. She gaz'd as I slowly withdrew; My path I could hardly discern: So sweetly she bade me adieu, I thought that she bade me return.
Page 481 - I shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other cause, if I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth.
Page 350 - August, 1774, when he was in his 15th year: and in that great seminary, he, almost from {the commencement of his career, displayed such a superiority of intellect; such facility of acquirement; such quickness of, perception, and such a talent of bringing forward to his purpose all that he had ever read, that the upper boys took him into their society, and promoted the cultivation of his mind by their lessons, as well, probably, as by imposing upon him the perlormance of their own exercises.
Page 346 - A Descriptive Catalogue of the Oriental Library of the Late Tippoo Sultan of Mysore.

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