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Brett Smith, 1800
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Contents

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II
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III
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IV
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V
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VI
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VII
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VIII
88
XIII
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XIV
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XVII
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XVIII
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Page 88 - Is there, in human form, that bears a heart — A wretch ! a villain ! lost to love and truth ! That can, with studied, sly, ensnaring art, Betray sweet Jenny's unsuspecting youth ? Curse on his...
Page 250 - tis He alone Decidedly can try us, He knows each chord its various tone, Each spring its various bias : Then at the balance let's be mute, We never can adjust it ; What's done we partly may compute, But know not what's resisted.
Page 41 - A man may travel from one end of the kingdom to the other without money, feeding and lodging as well as the people. ' ' "I have seen thousands together, for hours, on public occasions, rejoicing in all ardor, and no act of violence or case of intoxication "During my whole residence in the country I never saw an indecent act or immodest gesture in man or woman.
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Page 270 - We do not make light of the great work, of redemption ; for we believe that " the Father sent the Son, to seek and save them who were lost ; " " not to condemn the world, but that the world through him might have life.
Page 105 - Do I want energy? Am I deficient in eloquence? — No. On you, therefore, beloved and ah! too cruel Henry, on you fhall all my energy and all my eloquence be exerted; and I make no doubt that in the end my perfeverance fhall be crowned with fuccefs.
Page 227 - Care the lover's peace deftroy, And roughly blight the tender buds of joy, Let Reafon teach what Paffion fain would hide, That Hymen's bands by Prudence mould be ty'd. Venus in vain the wedded pair would crown, If angry Fortune on their union frown : Soon will the flatt'ring dream of blifs be o'er, And cloy'd imagination cheat no more.
Page 155 - ... keeps up her partisanship.' ' What is to be done V was Violet's disconsolate beginning, as soon as she could see Arthur alone. ' Take it easy'—words which she had taught herself to regard as a warning that she was doleful. ' Never mind ; if Theodora is so pig-headed as to rush into this scheme, it is no concern of yours. All you have to do is to take care not to be worried.
Page 239 - ... with thieves, and never mends his pace. Of all the vows, the firft and chief requeft Of each, is to be richer than the reft: And yet no doubts the poor man's draught control, He dreads no poifon in his homely bowl, Then fear the deadly drug, when gems divine Enchafe the cup, and fparkle in the wine. Will you not now the pair of fages praife, Who the fame end purfued, by feveral ways ? One pity'd, one contemn'd, the woeful times : One laugh'd at follies, one lamented crimes: Laughter is eafy ;...
Page 24 - Her refolution was applauded by Mr. Glib in terms of high encomium. * What! haft left old Poke-about for good and all?' cried he, rubbing his hands with an air of infinite fatisfaction. * Now that is fomething excellent, indeed. Live with no one one does not like. Love no one but for what is in them.

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