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Page 11 - On flying cars new sorcerers may ride: Perhaps (for who can guess th' effects of chance?) Here Hunt may box or Mahomet may dance.
Page 56 - Three poets in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England did adorn; The first in loftiness of thought surpassed, The next in majesty; in both the last. The force of Nature could no further go, To make a third she joined the former two.
Page 259 - Which suits each proper turn of mind. From the towering eagle's plume The generous hearts accept their doom : Shot by the peacock's painted eye, The vain and airy lovers die...
Page 99 - tis a mean, impotent, and dull fort of Wit, which amufes all alike, and leaves the moft fenfible Man, and even a Friend, equally in doubt, and at a lofs to underftand what one's real mind is, upon any Subjeft.
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Page 36 - But even there spontaneous flowers shot up, and in the unweeded garden, which grows to seed,** you might cull lavender, myrtle, and wild thyme. Craggy rocks, hills, and dales, the woodland and open country, struck the eye with wild variety. Over our heads rolled thunder, deep and awful. The lightning's...
Page 244 - I'd look oti thrones and crowns as vile. The mafter of two fairer globes. If fuch the rapt'rous moments prove, O let me give my heart to love.
Page 415 - But let concealment like a worm i' th' bud Feed on her damask cheek: she pin'd in thought, And with a green and yellow melancholy, She sat like Patience on a Monument, Smiling at grief.
Page 193 - No traveller returns) puzzles the will ; And makes us rather bear thofe ills we have, Than fly to others that we know not of. Thus...
Page 417 - Or art thou he, the man to come, (foretold By Hermes, powerful with the wand of gold,) The man from Troy, who wander'd ocean round; The man for wisdom's various arts renown'd, Ulysses?

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