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Էջ 257 - On this unworthy scaffold to bring forth So great an object : can this cockpit hold The vasty fields of France ? or may we cram Within this wooden O the very casques That did affright the air at Agincourt...
Էջ 258 - Whose high upreared and abutting fronts The perilous narrow ocean parts asunder : Piece out our imperfections with your thoughts ; Into a thousand parts divide one man, And make imaginary puissance ; Think, when we talk of horses, that you see them Printing their proud hoofs i' the receiving earth ; — . For 'tis your thoughts that now must deck our kings, Carry them here and there ; jumping o'er times, Turning the accomplishment of many years Into an hour-glass...
Էջ 452 - Come, you spirits That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here, And fill me from the crown to the toe top-full Of direst cruelty! Make thick my blood; Stop up the access and passage to remorse, That no compunctious visitings of nature Shake my fell purpose, nor keep peace between The effect and it!
Էջ 448 - This supernatural soliciting Cannot be ill; cannot be good: — if ill, Why hath it given me earnest of success , Commencing in a truth? I am thane of Cawdor: If good , why do I yield to that suggestion Whose horrid image doth unfix my hair, And make my seated heart knock at my ribs , Against the use of nature?
Էջ 135 - Milton ! thou should'st be living at this hour: England hath need of thee: she is a fen Of stagnant waters: altar, sword, and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men; Oh ! raise us up, return to us again; And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power.
Էջ 125 - Such conduct on the part of the defendant towards the plaintiff, as may render it unsafe and improper for the former to cohabit with the latter.
Էջ 637 - Come not to me again : but say to Athens, Timon hath made his everlasting mansion Upon the beached verge of the salt flood ; Who once a day with his embossed froth The turbulent surge shall cover : thither come, And let my grave-stone be your oracle.
Էջ 353 - If by the same constituency as the popular body, what claim have they, under such circumstances, to criticise or to control the decisions of that body? If they are to be elected by a more select body, qualified by a higher franchise, there immediately occurs the objection, why should the majority be governed by the minority ? The United States of America were fortunate in finding a solution of this difficulty ; but the United States of America had elements to deal with which never occurred before,...
Էջ 353 - But, gentlemen, however anxious foreign countries have been to enjoy this advantage, that anxiety has only been equalled by the difficulty which they have found in fulfilling their object. How is a second chamber to be constituted? By nominees of the sovereign power? What influence can be exercised by a chamber of nominees?