Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization: As Preserved and Presented by the World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Ferd. P. Kaiser, 1902 - English literature
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Page 443 - ... cometh to you with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the well-enchanting skill of music; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you, with a tale which holdeth children from play and old men from the chimney corner...
Page 805 - Tis two or three, my lord, that bring you word Macduff is fled to England. Macb. Fled to England ? Len. Ay, my good lord. Macb. Time, thou anticipat'st my dread exploits The flighty purpose never is o'ertook Unless the deed go with it : from this moment The very firstlings of my heart shall be The firstlings of my hand.
Page 804 - Duncan is in his grave; After life's fitful fever he sleeps well; Treason has done his worst: nor steel, nor poison, Malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing Can touch him further.
Page 584 - ... that general Visitation™ of GOD, Who saw that all that He had made was good, that is, conformable to His Will, which abhors deformity, and is the rule of order and beauty. There is no deformity but in Monstrosity; wherein, notwithstanding, there is a kind of Beauty; Nature so ingeniously contriving the irregular parts, as they become sometimes more remarkable than the principal Fabrick.
Page 663 - Love thou thy land, with love far- brought From out the storied Past, and used Within the Present, but transfused Thro' future time by power of thought.
Page 763 - Physician art thou ? one all eyes, Philosopher! a fingering slave, One that would peep and botanize Upon his mother's grave...
Page 700 - I say unto you, refrain from these men and let them alone, for if this counsel or this work be of men it will come to naught; but if it be of God ye cannot overthrow it, lest haply ye be found to fight against God.
Page 572 - For the world, I count it not an inn, but an hospital; and a place not to live, but to die in. The world that I regard is myself; it is the microcosm of my own frame that I cast mine eye on; for the other, I use it but like my globe, and turn it round sometimes for my recreation.
Page 609 - There is therefore but one comfort left, that, though it be in the power of the weakest arm to take away life, it is not in the strongest to deprive us of death...
Page 583 - Thus there are two books from whence I collect my divinity ; besides that written one of God, another of his servant nature, that universal and public manuscript, that lies expansed unto the eyes of all : those that never saw him in the one, have discovered him in the other.

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