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Էջ 86 - Of envied life; though only few possess Patrician treasures or imperial state; Yet Nature's care, to all her children just, With richer treasures and an ampler state, Endows at large whatever happy man Will deign to use them.
Էջ 36 - So great moreover is the regard of the law for private property, that it will not authorize the least violation of it ; no, not even for the general good of the whole community.
Էջ 115 - Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth ! And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity. So is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.
Էջ 29 - Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.
Էջ 85 - Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing, and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked...
Էջ 386 - G — -d ; fielfi ; murder ;fire, &.c. all which produce, I will do them the justice to say, a very fine effect in genteel compayy ; overturning tables and chairs, spilling boiling water, bruising the lap-dop, or cat, and perhaps throwing a lighted candle on the train of a muslin gown : the father swears, the mother faints, the daughters are in fits, and the company jump about ; and in a few minutes, it is unanimously agreed, that there was nothing the matter, but they were so frightened ! Now, Sir,...
Էջ 387 - ... of ushers, teachers, nurses, and servants roused from their four-pair-of-stairs beds, and armed with flat candlesticks, pokers, and pewter pots. They may also, while they preserve the privilege of screaming in full force, hint to their pupils, that it would be as well, if violent outcries, and sentimental timidities, were confined to domestic circles, or ladies
Էջ 98 - QUI fit, Maecenas, ut nemo quam sibi sortem Seu ratio dederit seu fors objecerit ilia Contentus vivat, laudet diversa sequentes ? " O fortunati mercatores !" gravis annis Miles ait multo jam fractus membra labore.