Sir Andrew Sagittarius; or, The perils of astrology

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Page 181 - In the corrupted currents of this world Offence's gilded hand may shove by justice, And oft 'tis seen the wicked prize itself Buys out the law...
Page 48 - Their dearest action in the tented field, And little of this great world can I speak, More than pertains to feats of broil and battle, And therefore little shall I grace my cause In speaking for myself. Yet, by your gracious...
Page 48 - My very noble and approved good masters, That I have ta'en away this old man's daughter, It is most true ; true, I have married her : The very head and front of my offending Hath this extent, no more. Rude am I in my speech, And little bless'd with the soft phrase of peace ; For since these arms of mine had seven years...
Page 181 - Help, angels! make assay; Bow, stubborn knees; and heart with strings of steel Be soft as sinews of the new-born babe. All may be well.
Page ii - That other does not liberty constrain, But man may either act, or may refrain. Heaven made us agents free to good or ill, And forced it not, though he foresaw the will.
Page 3 - MAKE me a bowl, a mighty bowl, Large as my capacious soul, Vast as my thirst is. Let it have Depth enough to be my grave. I mean the grave of all my care, For I intend to bury't there.
Page 197 - To bear with accidents, and every change Of various life ; to struggle with adversity ; To wait the leisure of the righteous Gods, Till they, in their own good appointed hour, Shall bid thy better days come forth at once ; A long and shining train ; till thou, well pleas'd, Shalt bow, and bless thy fate, and say the Gods are just, FILIAL PIETY.
Page 197 - And therefore wert thou bred to virtuous knowledge, And wisdom early planted in thy soul, That thou might'st know to rule thy fiery passions ; To bind their rage, and stay their headlong course ; To bear with accidents, and every change Of various life...
Page 84 - That smells the slaughter'd victim from on high, Flies at a distance, if the priests are nigh, And sails around, and keeps it in her eye ; So kept the god the virgin...
Page 20 - The sage, in velvet chair, here lolls at ease, To promise future health for present fees. Then, as from tripod, solemn shams reveals, And what the stars know nothing of, foretels.

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