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Aglaus agreeable alderman antediluvian appear AUTHOR UNKNOWN bacon battle of Blenheim beautiful Cicero consider creature daugh delight desire divine doth dreams endeavor entertained eternity ev'ry existence eyes faculties fair lady fancy FRIDAY gentleman give glorious glory Great-Britain Gyges hand happiness Harpath hath hear heart heaven Hilpa honor human humor husband imagination infinite justice of peace kind king lady letter light lived lives single look love-casuist lover mankind manner Marcus Aurelius marriage married mind MONDAY nature neighbors never night notions objects observed occasion Ovid pain paper passion persons pleased pleasure present pretty reader reason received Rhaecus Roundhead scene Shalum sleep soul Spectator speculation steward sure tell thing thou thought tion Tirzah trees Trophonius truth ture verse Virc virtue WEDNESDAY Whichenovre whole widow wife words write wyfe young Zilpah
Page 215 - Here will I hold. If there's a power above us (And that there is, all Nature cries aloud Through all her works), he must delight in virtue ; And that which he delights in must be happy.
Page 217 - ... there is all Nature cries aloud Through all her works). He must delight in virtue ; And that which He delights in must be happy. But when ? or where ? This world was made for Caesar — I'm weary of conjectures — this must end them.
Page 215 - It must be so — Plato, thou reasonest well ; Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This longing after immortality ? Or whence this secret dread, and inward horror, Of falling into nought ? Why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles at destruction ? Tis the divinity that stirs within us ; 'Tis heaven itself, that points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man ! Eternity ! thou pleasing, dreadful thought ! Through what variety of untried being, Through what new scenes...
Page 217 - The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years, But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the war of elements, The wreck of matter, and the crush of worlds.
Page 70 - Pyrrhus's ring, which, as Pliny tells us, had the figure of Apollo and the nine Muses in the veins of it, produced by the spontaneous hand of nature, without any help from art.
Page 206 - It is to this same haste and impatience of the mind also, that a not due tracing of the arguments to their true foundation is owing ; men see a little, presume a great deal, and so jump to the conclusion.
Page 48 - ... whosoever looketh into himself and considereth what he doth, when he does think, opine, reason, hope, fear, &c, and upon what grounds, he shall thereby read and know, what are the thoughts and passions of all other men upon the like occasions.
Page 31 - ... which goes under the name of Tirzah. Harpath was of a haughty contemptuous spirit; Shalum was of a gentle disposition, beloved both by God and man. It is said that among the antediluvian women, the daughters of Cohu had their minds wholly...
Page 196 - ... in all ages. Were his repentance upon his neglect of a good bargain, his sorrow for being over-reached, his hope of improving a sum, and his fear of falling into want, directed to their proper objects, they would make so many different Christian graces and virtues. He may apply to himself a great part of St.