President's Address

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Page 73 - A Report of the truth of the fight about the Isles of Azores, this last Sommer.
Page 94 - BRACTON'S NOTE BOOK. A Collection of Cases decided in the King's Courts during the reign of Henry the Third, annotated by a Lawyer of that time, seemingly by Henry of Bratton. Edited by FW MAITLAND of Lincoln's Inn, Barrister at Law, Downing Professor of the Laws of England.
Page 3 - In Books lies the soul of the whole Past Time ; the articulate audible voice of the Past, when the body and material substance of it has altogether vanished like a dream.
Page 38 - Give me my scallop-shell of quiet, My staff of faith to walk upon. My scrip of joy, immortal diet, My bottle of salvation, My gown of glory, hope's true gage; And thus I'll take my pilgrimage.
Page 36 - HE that goeth about to persuade a multitude, that they are not so well governed as they ought to be, shall never want attentive and favourable hearers ; because they know the manifold defects whereunto every kind of regiment is subject, but the secret lets and difficulties, which in public proceedings are innumerable and inevitable, they have not ordinarily the judgment to consider.
Page 108 - Passions are likened best to floods and streams: The shallow murmur, but the deep are dumb; So, when affections yield discourse, it seems The bottom is but shallow whence they come. They that are rich in words, in words discover That they are poor in that which makes a lover.
Page 87 - O eloquent, just, and mighty Death ! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded; what none hath dared, thou hast done; and whom all the world hath...
Page 44 - UPON A CHILD. • HERE a pretty baby lies Sung asleep with lullabies ; Pray be silent, and not stirre Th
Page 34 - What a world of wit is here packed up together ! I know not whether this sight doth more dismay or comfort me. It dismays me to think, that here is so much that I cannot know: it comforts me to think, that this variety yields so good helps to know what I should. There is no truer word than that of Solomon : " There is no end of making many books.
Page 89 - Beneath the rule of men entirely great The pen is mightier than the sword.

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