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Сторінка 191 - OR love me less, or love me more ; And play not with my liberty : Either take all, or all restore ; Bind me at least, or set me free ! Let me some nobler torture find Than of a doubtful wavering mind : Take all my peace ! but you betray Mine honour too, this cruel way.
Сторінка 147 - Oh for a tongue to curse the slave, Whose treason, like a deadly blight, Comes o'er the councils of the brave, And blasts them in their hour of might...
Сторінка 158 - I should be free to confess it, but, on the contrary, I glory in my innocence. I trust that all my virtuous countrymen will bear me in their kind remembrance, and continue true and faithful to each other, as I have been to all of them.
Сторінка 155 - ... mercy; in return, I pray to God, if they have erred, to have mercy upon them. The Judge, who condemned me, humanely shed tears in uttering my sentence; but whether he did wisely, in so highly commending the wretched informer who swore away my life, I leave to his own cool reflection, solemnly assuring him and all the world, with my dying breath, that the informer was forsworn.
Сторінка 50 - Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gazed on the face that was dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow.
Сторінка 129 - In each county he assembled the most respectable gentlemen and landholders in it, and having, in concert with them, examined the charges against the leaders of this banditti who were in prison, but defied justice, he, with the concurrence of these gentlemen, sent the most nefarious of them on board a tender stationed at Sligo, to serve in His Majesty's navy.
Сторінка 50 - Three things a wise man will not trust, — The Wind, the Sunshine of an April day, And Woman's plighted faith.
Сторінка 26 - Conduct vn. 1 A fair name is better than precious ointment,1 And the day of death than the day of one's birth. 2 It is better to go to the house of mourning Than to go to the banqueting-house ; Inasmuch as that2 is the end of all men, And the living should lay it to heart.
Сторінка 156 - My comfortable lot and industrious course of life best refute the charge of being an adventurer for plunder ; but if to have loved my country, to have known its wrongs, to have felt the injuries of the persecuted Catholics, and to have united with them and all other religious persuasions in the most orderly and least sanguinary means of procuring redress : If those be felonies, I am a felon, but not otherwise.
Сторінка 50 - No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet or in shroud we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest With his martial cloak around him.

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