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Allowable rhymes ancient appear attention beauty become called cause character clear close common composition considered consists directions Discussion effect English Example exercise expression eyes feelings figure frequently give given Greek hand happiness head heart honor human idea imagination important influence interest kind knowledge language learning letter light literary literature living look manner marks means mind moral nature never nouns object observed opinion participles Perfect rhymes persons pleasure poet poetry present preterits principles produce proper reason regard relation remark requires respect rules sense sentence short simple sometimes sound speak spirit student style syllable taken thing third thought tion truth verbs verse virtue whole words writer written young
Էջ 129 - Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men, Wisdom in minds attentive to their own.
Էջ 399 - But it is good to be zealously affected always in a good thing, and not only when I am present with you.
Էջ 293 - For thee, who mindful of the unhonoured dead Dost in these lines their artless tale relate ; If chance, by lonely contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn Brushing with hasty steps the dews away To meet the sun upon...
Էջ 292 - How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure; Nor grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Awaits alike th' inevitable hour: — The paths of glory lead but to the grave.
Էջ 294 - There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by.
Էջ 131 - Dryden knew more of man in his general nature, and Pope in his local manners.
Էջ 403 - If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces. It is a good divine that follows his own instructions: I can easier teach twenty what were good to be done, than be one of the twenty to follow mine own teaching.
Էջ 402 - The only point where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good without the fall to ill ; Where only merit...