Crito; or a Dialogue on beauty, by Sir Harry Beaumont, i.e. the Rev. Joseph Spence (Google eBook)

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R. and J. Dodsley, 1761
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Page 34 - Two of far nobler shape, erect and tall, God-like erect, with native honour clad In naked majesty, seemed lords of all, And worthy seemed; for in their looks divine The image of their glorious Maker shone, Truth, wisdom, sanctitude severe and pureó Severe, but in true filial freedom placed, Whence true authority in men: though both Not equal, as their sex not equal seemed; For contemplation he and valour formed, For softness she and sweet attractive grace; He for God only, she for God in him.
Page 115 - DEFORMED persons are commonly even with nature ; for as nature hath done ill by them, so do they by nature; being for the most part, as the Scripture saith, void of natural affection: and so they have their revenge of nature.
Page 51 - Have faces flusht with more exalted charms ; The sun, that rolls his chariot o'er their heads Works up more fire and colour in their cheeks : Were you with these, my prince, you'd soon forget The pale, unripen'd beauties of the north.
Page 184 - By heaven, methinks, it were an easy leap, To pluck bright honour from the pale-fac'd moon; Or dive into the bottom of the deep, Where fathom-line could never touch the ground, And pluck up drowned honour by the locks...
Page 141 - The frolic wind that breathes the spring, Zephyr, with Aurora playing, As he met her once a-Maying, There on beds of violets blue And fresh-blown roses washed in dew, Filled her with thee, a daughter fair, So buxom, blithe, and debonair.
Page 315 - In . the Revised Statutes, the words "or otherwise" were intentionally omitted. Hence the duty of personal examination became, in all cases, imperative. So great, however, is the tax imposed by this requirement upon the time of...
Page 76 - Tis fquare ; and each Side is near a Mile long. It has Four Gates, anfwering the Four principal Points of the Compafs ; with Towers, Walls, Parapets, and Battlements. It has it's Streets, Squares, Temples, Exchanges, Markets, Shops, Tribunals, Palaces, and a Port for Veflels.
Page 104 - ... about fifteen Years after him, could not reach near that Age. I have heard (but know not if it is true) that Mr. ,Pope's Father was deformed, and he lived to feventy-five ; whereas the Son died in middle Age ; if he may be faid to die, whofe Works are immortal. My Father was not deformed, but active, and my Mother a celebrated Beauty ; and I, that am fo unlike them, have lived to a greater Age ; and daily fee my Acquaintance, of a ftronger Frame, quitting the Stage before me. But I leave it to...
Page 39 - Breast the Zone unbrac'd, With various Skill and high Embroid'ry grac'd. In this was ev'ry Art, and ev'ry Charm, To win the...
Page 17 - The hair, either bright black, or brown, not thin, but full and waving; and if it falls in moderate curls, the better. The black is particularly useful for setting off the whitenem of the neck and skin.

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