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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Հատոր 9
Ամբողջությամբ դիտվող - 1840
The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Հատոր 4
Ամբողջությամբ դիտվող - 1835
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Էջ 181 - And he answered and said, He that dippeth his hand with me in the dish, the same shall betray me.
Էջ 232 - ... which broke their waves, and turned them into foam : and sometimes I beguiled time by viewing the harmless lambs, some leaping securely in the cool shade, whilst others sported themselves in the cheerful sun; and saw others craving comfort from the swollen udders of their bleating dams.
Էջ 308 - Our trees rise in cones, globes, and pyramids. We see the marks of the scissors upon every plant and bush. I do not know whether I am singular in my opinion, but for my own part, I would rather look upon a tree in all its luxuriancy and diffusion of boughs and branches, than when it is thus cut and trimmed into a mathematical figure ; and cannot but fancy that an orchard in flower looks infinitely more delightful, than all the little labyrinths of the most finished parterre.
Էջ 329 - For though dame Fortune seem to smile. And leer upon him, for a while, She'll after show him, in the nick Of all his glories, a dog-trick. This any man may sing or say I' th
Էջ 61 - ... made them fight, like mad or drunk, For Dame Religion, as for punk; Whose honesty they all durst swear for, Though not a man of them knew wherefore: When Gospel-Trumpeter, surrounded With long-ear'd rout, to battle sounded, And pulpit, drum ecclesiastic, Was beat with fist, instead of a stick; Then did Sir Knight abandon dwelling, And out he rode a colonelling.
Էջ 11 - tis all one ; And when we can, with metre safe, We'll call him so, if not, plain Ralph ; (For rhyme the rudder is of verses, With which, like ships, they steer their courses.
Էջ 231 - No life, my honest Scholar, no life so happy and so pleasant, as the life of a wellgoverned Angler ; for when the lawyer is swallowed up with business, and the statesman is preventing or contriving plots, then we sit on cowslip-banks, hear the birds sing, and possess ourselves in as much quietness as these silent silver streams, which we now see glide so quietly by us.
Էջ 283 - Egypt, and all the house of Joseph, and his brethren, and his father's house: only their little ones, and their flocks, and their herds, they left in the land of Goshen. And there went up with him both chariots and horsemen: and it was a very great company.
Էջ 209 - And yet, early in the reign of Charles I. the court of king's bench, relying on some arbitrary precedents, and those perhaps misunderstood, determined that they could not upon a habeas corpus either bail or deliver a prisoner, though committed without any cause assigned, in case he was committed by the special command of the king, or by the lords of the privy council.
Էջ 31 - twixt south and southwest side ; On either which he would dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute : He'd undertake to prove, by force Of argument, a man's no horse ; He'd prove a buzzard is no fowl, And that a lord may be an owl ; A calf an alderman, a goose a justice, And rooks committee-men and trustees.