The Man of Honour, and The Reclaimed ...

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E.L. Carey & A. Hart, 1836

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Page 32 - But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison-house, I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow up thy soul, freeze thy young blood, Make thy two eyes, like stars, start from their spheres, Thy knotted and combined locks to part And each particular hair to stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful porcupine : But this eternal blazon must not be To ears of flesh and blood.
Page 183 - It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.
Page 79 - there is more joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, than over ninety and nine just persons that need no repentance.
Page 160 - Give back the lost and lovely! those for whom The place was kept at board and hearth so long, The prayer went up through midnight's breathless gloom, And the vain yearning woke midst festal song ! Hold fast thy buried isles, thy towers o'erthrown But all is not thine own. To thee the love of woman hath gone down, Dark flow thy tides o'er manhood's noble head, O'er youth's bright locks, and beauty's flowery crown : Yet must thou hear a voice Restore the dead ! Earth shall reclaim her precious...
Page 197 - They climbed the steep ascent of heaven Through peril, toil, and pain : O God, to us may grace be given To follow in their train.
Page 101 - I grant indeed that fields and flocks have charms For him that grazes or for him that farms; But when amid such pleasing scenes I trace The poor laborious natives of the place, And see the mid-day sun, with fervid ray, On their bare heads and dewy temples play; While some, with feebler...
Page 92 - ... visions float on fancy's eye, 'Tis but with rosy wreaths thy path to spread, And place the diadem on beauty's head. Queen of my thoughts, each subject to thy sway, Thy ruling presence lives but to obey ; And shouldst thou e'er their bless'd allegiance slight, The mind must wander, lost in endless night. Farewell ! forget me not, when others gaze, Enamoured on thee, with the looks of praise ; When weary leagues before my view are cast, And each dull hour seems heavier than the last, Forget me...
Page 76 - And as Paul reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, " Go thy way for this time ; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.
Page 178 - LEONATO Well, niece, I hope to see you one day fitted with a husband. BEATRICE Not till God make men of some other metal than earth. Would it not grieve a woman to be overmastered with a piece of valiant dust? To make an account of her life to a clod of wayward marl? No, uncle, I'll none Adam's sons are my brethren, and truly I hold it a sin to match...
Page 134 - They see the flash with sudden lightnings flare, And the blue smoke slow rolling on the air: They see their warriors drop, and, starting, hear The lingering thunders bursting on their ear.

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