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Сторінка 136 - Tis a very fine thing to be father-in-law To a very magnificent three-tail'd bashaw,* as the man in Bluebeard says and sings.
Сторінка 207 - Not with the living. They feed upon opinions, errors, dreams, And make 'em truths ; they draw a nourishment Out of defamings, grow upon disgraces, And, when they see a virtue fortified Strongly above the battery of their tongues, Oh, how they cast to sink it ! and, defeated, (Soul-sick with poison) strike the monuments Where noble names lie sleeping, till they sweat, And the cold marble melt.
Сторінка 118 - tis gone for aye. POLLY. The boy, thus, when his sparrow's flown, The bird in silence eyes; But soon as out of sight 'tis gone, Whines, whimpers, sobs and cries.
Сторінка 28 - I have stood and viewed thee mow away like rushes, And still kill the killer : were thy mind But half so sweet in peace as rough in dangers, I died to leave a happy heir behind me. Come, strike, and be a general.
Сторінка 62 - ... em, their limbs faint, Their senses dull, their seeing, hearing, going, All dead before them; yea, their very teeth, Their instruments of eating, failing them; Yet this is reckoned life! Nay, here was one, Is now gone home, that wishes to live longer! Feels not his gout, nor palsy; feigns himself Younger by scores of years, flatters his age With confident belying it, hopes he may With charms, like Aeson...
Сторінка 135 - ... his open hands, and covering his eyes prayed for support in this hour of trial. The appeal was conclusive. Morality and honour were already combined to check his progress ; but when Religion came to his aid, and he considered that, in the sight of his Maker, his conduct could not be reconcilable with the duty he owed to Rodney ; when he remembered that, to gratify his own passions, he was about to induce her, whom he fondly loved, to violate a still more sacred duty than that which it had been...
Сторінка 178 - This truth shall manifest, — A gentle wife Is still the sterling comfort of man's life. To fools a torment, but a lasting boon To those who wisely keep their Honeymoon.
Сторінка 103 - O call not to my mind what you have done ; It sets a debt of that account before me, Which shows me poor, and bankrupt even in hopes.
Сторінка 44 - The mind, when overcharged, droops as it were ; and like the rose suffused with evening dew, seeks, if I may be allowed the expression, support from its kindred branches. I have much to tell, and much to ask of you.
Сторінка 172 - Press of heaven is unceasingly at work — night and day; the only free power all over the world — 'tis indeed like the air we breathe — if we have it not, we die.

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