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These : . : ! ! . 1 ' ' In the last paffage of the foregoing dialogue , Henry affords a
good subject for reflection , where ' he speaks of the powerful influence of kings
over the manners of a people . The maxim ' appears to be plausible , but is not
These eyes , like lamps whose waiting oil is spent , Wax dim , as drawing to their
exigent * Weak ... Yet are these feet , whose strengthless say is numb , Unable to
support this lump of clay , Swift - winged with defire to get a grave ; As witting I ...
If I was to offer an objection to the authenticity of these Pieces , it should be rather
from their barrenness of sentiment , or reflection ; though I think there is enough
of the stile and manner of Shakespeare , in them all , to evince them to be his .
We are sensible of a tenderness and compaffion for the unhappy felf - devoted
victim , but are impreffed both with an horror and detestation against the homicide
. But the circumstance which most eminently distin . guishes both of these crimes
And these accidents amict not the many , but the few ; nor is Providence any
inore answerable for the natural , than for the moral , ills of life : one is but
incidental to the general constitution and necessity of things , and the other to the
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