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Page 194 - And his lord was wroth, and delivered him to the tormentors, till he should pay all that was due unto him.
Page xxv - Near yonder copse, where once the garden smiled, And still where many a garden flower grows wild ; There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year...
Page 194 - So likewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto you, if ye from your hearts forgive not every one his brother their trespasses.
Page xx - And you, brave COBHAM ! to the latest breath, Shall feel your ruling passion strong in death : Such in those moments as in all the past ; " Oh, save my country, Heaven !
Page 180 - she was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vicious and ravenous ; foolish, but imperious; very uneasy to the king, and always carrying on intrigues with other men, while yet she pretended she was jealous of him.
Page xviii - Undoubtedly Mr. Grenville was a first-rate figure in this country. With a masculine understanding, and a stout and resolute heart, he had an application undissipated and unwearied. He took public business, not as a duty which he was to fulfil, but as a pleasure he was to enjoy...
Page xl - NOT only that thy puissant arm could bind The tyrant of a world, and, conquering Fate, Enfranchise Europe, do I deem thee great; But that in all thy actions I do find Exact propriety; no gusts of mind Fitful and wild, but that continuous state Of ordered impulse mariners await In some benignant and enriching wind, — The breath ordained of Nature.
Page 160 - House, he found himself so impatient that he sent for a parson. The doctor refused to perform the ceremony without licence or ring ; the duke swore he would send for the archbishop — at last they were married with a ring of the bed-curtain, at half an hour after twelve at night, at Mayfair Chapel.
Page xx - Now breaks, or now directs, th' intending Lines; Paints as you plant, and, as you work, designs. Still follow Sense, of ev'ry Art the Soul, Parts answ'ring parts shall slide into a whole, Spontaneous beauties all around advance, Start ev'n from Difficulty, strike from Chance; Nature shall join you; Time shall make it grow A Work to wonder at — perhaps a STOWE.
Page xx - SIR WALTER RALEIGH, A valiant Soldier, and an able Statesman ; who endeavouring to rouse the spirit of his master, for the honour of his country, against the ambition of Spain, fell a sacrifice to the influence of that court, whose arms he had vanquished, and whose designs he opposed.