Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies, Հատորներ 10-12

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Էջ 18 - To help me through this long disease, my life, To second, Arbuthnot ! thy art and care, And teach the being you preserved, to bear.
Էջ 136 - A True Relation of the Apparition of one Mrs. Veal, the next day after her death, to one Mrs. Bargrave, at Canterbury, the 8th of September, 1705, which apparition recommends the perusal of Drelincourt's book of ' Consolations against the fears of Death.
Էջ 121 - No more — no more — Oh! never more on me The freshness of the heart can fall like dew, Which out of all the lovely things we see Extracts emotions beautiful and new, Hived in our bosoms like the bag o' the bee: Think'st thou the honey with those objects grew?
Էջ 14 - Bestia's from the throne. Born to no pride, inheriting no strife, Nor marrying discord in a noble wife...
Էջ 41 - Like rose-buds, stuck i'the lily-skin about. Each little pimple had a tear in it, To wail the fault its rising did commit ; Which, rebel-like, with its own lord at strife, Thus made an insurrection 'gainst his life. Or were these gems sent to adorn his skin, The cabinet of a richer soul within ? No comet need foretel his change drew on, Whose corpse might seem a constellation.
Էջ 23 - And St. John's self (great Dryden's friends before) With open arms received one poet more. Happy my studies, when by these approved! Happier their author, when by these beloved!
Էջ 125 - Lord, with what care hast thou begirt us round ! Parents first season us ; then schoolmasters Deliver us to laws ; they send us bound To rules of reason, holy messengers, Pulpits and Sundays, sorrow dogging sin, Afflictions sorted, anguish of all sizes, Fine nets and stratagems to catch us in, Bibles laid open, millions of surprises ; Blessings beforehand, ties of gratefulness, The sound of Glory ringing in our ears : Without, our shame ; within, our consciences ; Angels and grace, eternal hopes...
Էջ 17 - When I had done with my priests, I took to reading by myself, for which I had a very great eagerness and enthusiasm, especially for poetry: and in a few years I had dipped into a great number of the English, French, Italian, Latin, and Greek poets. This I did...
Էջ 145 - Then said they, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah ; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.
Էջ 26 - A KEY TO THE LOCK: OR A TREATISE, Proving beyond all contradiction the dangerous tendency of a late poem, intitled, The Rape of the Lock, to government and religion.

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