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Alexander's Feast-Continued.

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Take the good the gods provide thee.

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Sighed and looked, and sighed again.

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And, like another Helen, fired another Troy.

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Could swell the soul to rage, or kindle soft desire.

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He raised a mortal to the skies,

She drew an angel down.


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He trudged along, unknowing what he sought,
And whistled as he went, for want of thought.

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She hugged the offender, and forgave the offence, Sex to the last.


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Whate'er he did, was done with so much ease,
In him alone 't was natural to please.

Absolom and Achitophel -- Continued

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A fiery soul, which, working out its way,
Fretted the pigmy body to decay,
And o'er informed the tenement of clay.

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Great wits are sure to madness near allied,
And thin partitions do their bounds divide.

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And all to leave what with his toil he won,
To that unfeather'd two-legg'd thing, a son.

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Resolved to ruin or to rule the state.

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The people's prayer

the glad diviner's theme,

The young men's vision, and the old men's dream.*

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Than a successive title, long and dark,

Drawn from the mouldy rolls of Noah's ark.

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Not only hating David, but the king.

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Who think too little, and who talk too much.

*Your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions.-Joel iii. 28.

Absalom and Achitophel - Continued.

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A man so various, that he seemed to be
Not one, but all mankind's epitome;
Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong,
Was every thing by starts, and nothing long.

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So over violent, or over civil,

That every man with him was God or devil.

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His tribe were God Almighty's gentlemen.

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Him of the western dome, whose weighty sense
Flows in fit words and heavenly eloquence.

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Beware the fury of a patient man.

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And dashed through thick and thin.*

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For every inch, that is not fool, is rogue.

*Through thick and thin, both over banck and bush,

In hopes her to attaine by hooke or crooke.

Fairie Queene. Book 3. c. i. st. 17.

All for Love. Prologue.

Errors like straws upon the surface flow;

He who would search for pearls must dive below.

Act iv. Sc. i.

Men are but children of a larger growth.

The Tempest. Prologue.

But Shakspeare's magic could not copied be;
Within that circle none durst walk but he.

Conquest of Grenada. Part i. Sc. 1.

I am as free as nature first made man,
Ere the base laws of servitude began,
When wild in woods the noble savage ran.

Spanish Friar.

Act ii. Sc. 1.

There is a pleasure

In being mad which none but madmen know.

Don Sebastian. Act i. Sc. 1.

This is the porcelain clay of human kind.

Translation of Juvenal's 10th Satire.

Look round the habitable world, how few
Know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue.

Hudibras - Continued.

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Or shear swine, all cry and no wool.

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And bid the devil take the hin'most,

Which at this race is like to win most.

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With many a stiff thwack, many a bang,
Hard crab-tree and old iron rang.

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Ay me! what perils do environ

The man that meddles with cold iron.

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Nor do I know what is become

Of him, more than the Pope of Rome.

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H' had got a hurt

O' th' inside of a deadlier sort.

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I am not now in fortune's power;

He that is down can fall no lower.*

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Thou hast

Outrun the Constable at last.

*He that is down need fear no fall.

Pilgrim's Progress.-BUNYAN.

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