The Author, Volumes 17-18

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Page 83 - Twas thine own genius gave the final blow, And helped to plant the wound that laid thee low : So the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to soar again, Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart, And winged the shaft that quivered in his heart ; Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel He nursed the pinion which impelled the steel ; While the same plumage that had warmed his nest Drank the last life-drop of his bleeding breast.
Page 90 - Authorizing thy trespass with compare, Myself corrupting, salving thy amiss, Excusing thy sins more than thy sins are ; For to thy sensual fault I bring in sense — Thy adverse party is thy advocate — And 'gainst myself a lawful plea commence : Such civil war is in my love and hate...
Page 226 - The wisdom of a learned man cometh by opportunity of leisure: and he that hath little business shall become wise. How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and that glorieth in the goad, that driveth oxen, and is occupied in their labours, and whose talk is of bullocks?
Page 83 - Unhappy White ! while life was in its spring,* And thy young muse just waved her joyous wing, The spoiler came ; and all thy promise fair Has sought the grave, to sleep for ever there. Oh ! what a noble heart was here undone, When Science...
Page 74 - I HOLD every man a debtor to his profession; from the which, as men of course do seek to receive countenance and profit, so ought they of duty to endeavour themselves, by way of amends, to be a help and ornament thereunto.
Page 53 - This sickly dream Of life will vanish from my feverish brain ; And death my wearied spirit will redeem From this wild region of unvaried pain. Yon brook will glide as softly as before, — Yon landscape smile, — yon golden harvest grow, — Yon sprightly lark on mounting wing will soar When Henry's name is heard no more below. I sigh when all my youthful friends caress, They laugh in health, and future evils brave ; Them shall a wife and smiling children bless, While I am mouldering in my silent...
Page 228 - Of the sums of money received and expended by the company, and the matter in respect of which such receipt and expenditure takes place ; and, Of the credits and liabilities of the company...
Page 172 - I don't know what you mean by "glory," ' Alice said. Humpty Dumpty smiled contemptuously. 'Of course you don't —till I tell you. I meant "there's a nice knock-down argument for you!
Page 53 - twill be over soon. — This sickly dream Of life will vanish from my feverish brain ; And death my wearied spirit will redeem From this wild region of unvaried pain. Yon brook will glide as softly as before, — Yon landscape smile, — yon golden harvest grow, — Yon sprightly lark on mounting wing will soar When Henry's name is heard no more below.
Page 145 - The result, then, of the American, the English, and the French doctrine universally upheld is this, that where, during the life of a monopoly created by a patent, a name, whether it be arbitrary or be that of the inventor, has become, by his consent, either express or tacit, the identifying and generic name of the thing patented, this name passes to the public with the cessation of the monopoly which the patent created.

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