Letters (Google eBook)

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J. Johnson, 1773 - English letters
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Page 88 - Tempest the ocean : there leviathan, Hugest of living creatures, on the deep Stretched like a promontory, sleeps or swims, And seems a moving land ; and at his gills Draws in, and at his trunk spouts out, a sea.
Page 230 - Happy the man, and happy he alone, He, who can call to-day his own : He who, secure within, can say, To-morrow do thy worst, for I have lived today.
Page 105 - I will make a full end of all the nations whither I have driven thee : but I will not make a full end of thee, but correct thee in measure; yet will I not leave thee wholly unpunished.
Page vi - So far, to make us wish for ignorance, And rather in the dark to grope our way Than, led by a...
Page 105 - And I will gather the remnant of my flock out of all countries whither I have driven them, and will bring them again to their folds; and they shall be fruitful and increase.
Page 103 - I have set before thee, and thou shalt call them to mind among all the nations, whither the Lord thy God hath driven thee, and shalt return unto the Lord thy God, and shalt obey his voice according to all that I command thee this day, thou and thy children, with all thine heart, and with all thy soul...
Page 91 - Ransacked the Centre, and with impious hands Rifled the bowels of their mother Earth For treasures better hid.
Page 17 - Sir, (quoth the lawyer,) not to flatter ye, You have as good and fair a battery As heart can wish, and need not shame The proudest man alive to claim...
Page 107 - So much understanding, so much knowledge, so much innocence, and such humility, I did not think had been the portion of any but angels, till I saw this gentleman...
Page 93 - Incline thofe heads, that never ach'd or thought. This muft provoke his mirth or his difdain, Cure his complaint, — or make him fick again. I too, like them, the poet's path purfue, And keep great Flaccus ever in my view ; But in a diftant...

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