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Page 238 - There ever bask in uncreated rays, No more to sigh or shed the bitter tear, Together hymning their Creator's praise, In such society, yet still more dear ; While circling time moves round in an eternal sphere.
Page 74 - I promised it, but because justice prescribes it. I have promised to bestow a sum of money upon some good and respectable purpose. In the interval between the promise and my fulfilling it, a greater and nobler purpose offers itself, which calls with an imperious voice for my co-operation.
Page 152 - HENCE, to the realms of Night, dire Demon, hence ! Thy chain of adamant can bind That little world, the human mind, And sink its noblest powers to impotence. Wake the lion's loudest roar, Clot his shaggy mane with gore, With flashing fury bid his eye-balls shine ; Meek is his savage, sullen soul, to thine ! Thy touch, thy deadening touch has steeled the breast, Whence, thro...
Page 206 - Now swarms the village o'er the jovial mead: The rustic youth, brown with meridian toil, Healthful and strong; full as the summer rose...
Page xv - To thousands ; conscious what a scanty pause From labours and from care, the wider lot Of humble life affords for studious thought To scan the maze of Nature ; therefore stamp'd The glaring scenes with characters of scorn, As broad, as obvious, to the passing clown, As to the letter'd sage's curious eye.
Page 37 - Duty!" repeated Mr. Vallaton, "How can a mind fo enlightened as Julia's talk of duty, that bugbear of the ignorant? I would almoft as foon hear you talk of gratitude." ' Indeed,' anfwered Julia, ' I cannot help thinking that there is fome regard due to duty. You know how kind my father has ever been to me. My mother, too ; whofe very foul feems wrapt up in me, who knows no pleafure but in promoting mine.
Page 196 - The inconfiftency and folly of his fyftem," faid Henry, " was, perhaps, never better expofed than in the very ingenious publication which takes the Rights of Women for its title.
Page 88 - But greater yours, fincerity to bear. Hard is the fortune that your fex attends ; Women, like princes, find few real friends : All who approach them their own ends purfue : Lovers and minifters are feldom true.
Page 208 - I am as grateful for a good turn as any man living. I would go ten miles at midnight upon my bare feet to ferve young Mr. Sydney there, who faved my poor Tommy's life in the fmall-pox: poor fellow, he's remembers it ftill — don't ye Tommy? Aye that a does; and if thou ever forgets it thou art no true fon of thy faither's.