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Page 151 - But habitudes of those that live ; Who, lighting him, did greater lights receive; He drain'd from all, and all they knew. His apprehension quick, his judgment true : That the most learn'd with shame confess, His knowledge more, his reading only less.
Page 134 - To conclude, he was the worthiest gentleman, the best master, the best friend, the best husband, the best father, and the best Christian, that the age in which he lived produced.
Page 149 - tis, oh then, that I think there's no Hell Like loving too well. But when I consider the truth of her heart, Such an innocent passion, so kind without art, I fear I have wronged her, and hope she may be So full of true love to be jealous of me.
Page 296 - I know she swore with raging mind, Her kingdom only set apart, There was no loss by law of kind That could have gone so near her...
Page xii - Scaliger compares to the labours of the anvil and the mine ; that what is obvious is not always known, and what is known is not always present ; that sudden fits of inadvertency will surprise vigilance, slight avocations will seduce attention, and casual eclipses of the mind will darken learning ; and that the writer shall often in vain trace his memory at the moment of need for that which yesterday he knew with intuitive...
Page 116 - Power of it to move Affections ; the Style utterly unknown to the Ancients, who could not conceive what Kingly Eloquence was, in respect of which those noted Demagogi were but Hirelings, and Triobulary Rhetoricians.
Page 134 - Some historians have rashly questioned the good faith of this prince: But, for this reproach, the most malignant scrutiny of his conduct, which, in every circumstance is now thoroughly known, affords not any reasonable foundation.
Page 213 - Stage-poets have themselves been very bold with, and others very merry at, the memory of Sir John Oldcastle ; whom they have fancied a boon companion, a jovial...