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Сторінка 19 - Tis as the general pulse Of life stood still, and Nature made a pause; An awful pause! prophetic of her end.
Сторінка 205 - Tis real good, or seeming, moves them all : But since not every good we can divide ; And reason bids us for our own provide : Passions, though selfish, if their means be fair, List under Reason, and deserve her care ; Those, that imparted, court a nobler aim, Exalt their kind, and take some virtue's name.
Сторінка 11 - Suppose, Sir, that the angel of this auspicious youth, foreseeing the many virtues which made him one of the most amiable, as he is one of the most fortunate, men of his age, had opened to him in vision, that when in the fourth generation the third prince of the House of Brunswick had sat twelve years on the throne...
Сторінка 12 - If amidst these bright and happy scenes of domestic honour and prosperity, that angel should have drawn up the curtain, and unfolded the rising glories of his country, and whilst he was gazing with admiration on the then commercial grandeur of England, the genius should point out to him a little speck, scarce visible in the mass of the national interest, a small seminal principle rather than a formed body, and should tell him, ' Young man, there is America...
Сторінка 11 - Mr. Speaker, I cannot prevail on myself to hurry over this great consideration. It is good for us to be here. We stand where we have an immense view of what is, and what is past. Clouds, indeed, and darkness, rest upon the future.
Сторінка 326 - Adams had contrived a very pretty piece of gallantry. We spent the day and evening at his house. After dinner Johnson begged to conduct me to see the College; he would let no one show it me but himself. 'This was my room; this Shenstone's.
Сторінка 122 - Visitors are no proper companions in the chamber of sickness. They come when I could sleep or read, they stay till I am weary, they force me to attend when my mind calls for relaxation, and to speak when my powers will hardly actuate my tongue. The...
Сторінка 85 - Johnson, amazed at his odd frankness), I thought had been a secret between you and me ; and I am sure I would not have said any thing about it for the world.
Сторінка 70 - See the jockey, see the pander, Bid them come and take their fill. When the bonny blade carouses, Pockets full, and spirits high, What are acres? What are houses?