Bentley's miscellany, Volume 34

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Page 674 - As I am an honest man, I thought you had received some bodily wound; there is more sense in that than in reputation. Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving.
Page 41 - I hope the people of England will be satisfied!" "I hope my country will do me justice!
Page 281 - Of whose wickedness even to this day the waste land that smoketh is a testimony, and plants bearing fruit that never come to ripeness: and a standing pillar of salt is a monument of an unbelieving soul.
Page 40 - Hardinge, a staff officer, who was near, attempted to take it off; but the dying man stopped him, saying, " It is as well as it is. I had rather it should go out of the field with me;" — and in that manner, so becoming to a soldier, Moore was borne from the fight.
Page 519 - Whom hast thou reproached and blasphemed ? and against whom hast thou exalted thy voice, and lifted up thine eyes on high? even against the Holy One of Israel. : 23 By thy messengers thou hast reproached the LORD, and hast said, With the multitude of my chariots I am come up to the height of the mountains, to the sides of Lebanon, and will cut down the tall cedar trees thereof, and the choice fir trees thereof: and I will enter into the lodgings of his borders, and into the forest of his Carmel.
Page 142 - Thrice, and then buz as often ; and then come. [Exit.] FACE. Can you remember this? DAP. I warrant you. FACE. Well then, away. It is but your bestowing Some twenty nobles 'mong her grace's servants, And put on a clean shirt. You do not know What grace her grace may do you in clean linen.
Page 41 - His countenance continued firm and his thoughts clear; once only, when he spoke of his mother, he became agitated; but he often inquired after the safety of his friends, and the officers of his staff, and he did not, even in this moment, forget to recommend those whose merit had given them claims to promotion.
Page 444 - We are glad, the Dauphin is so pleasant with us; His present, and your pains, we thank you for : When we have match'd our rackets to these balls, We will, in France, by God's grace, play a set. Shall strike his father's crown into the hazard...
Page 549 - ... whisper (the truth must be told) ; the one who got down at Slough, and was lost to posterity, bet ten pounds to three that he who was going down with us to Bath and immortality would not kiss either of the ladies opposite upon the road. " Done, done ! " Now I am sorry a man I have hitherto praised should have lent himself, even in a whisper, to such a speculation ; " but nobody is wise at all hours...
Page 519 - Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with a shadowing shroud, and of an high stature ; and his top was among the thick boughs.

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