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Page 190 - Have full as oft no meaning, or the same. Self-love and reason to one end aspire, Pain their aversion, pleasure their desire ; But greedy that its object would devour, This taste the honey, and not wound the flower : 90 Pleasure, or wrong or rightly understood, Our greatest evil, or our greatest good.
Page 277 - ... be said to be the result of the molecular forces of the protoplasm which displays it. And if so, it must be true, in the same sense and to the same extent, that the thoughts to which I am now giving utterance, and your thoughts regarding them, are the expression- of molecular changes in that matter of life which is the source of our other vital phenomena.
Page 270 - BUSY, curious, thirsty fly, Drink with me, and drink as I; Freely welcome to my cup. Could'st thou sip and sip it up. Make the most of life you may, Life is short, and wears away. Both alike are mine and thine, Hastening quick to their decline ; Thine's a summer, mine's no more, Though repeated to threescore; Threescore summers, when they're gone, Will appear as short as one.
Page 279 - To do this effectually it is necessary to be fully possessed of only two beliefs : the first, that the order of nature is ascertainable by our faculties to an extent which is practically unlimited ; the second, that our volition counts for something as a condition of the course of events.
Page 478 - Forasmuch as some ease to scrupulous consciences in the exercise of religion may be an effectual means to unite their Majesties...
Page 579 - Her lips were red; and one was thin Compared to that was next her chin (Some bee had stung it newly) ; But, Dick, her eyes so guard her face, I durst no more upon them gaze, Than on the sun in July.
Page 578 - No, no ! I am against the dockers ; I am a Plymouth man. Rogues ! let them die of thirst. They shall not have a drop...
Page 478 - Protestant Subjects dissenting from the Church of England from the Penalties of certain Laws...
Page 222 - O king, live for ever! In ancient times, as hath been delivered by our ancestors, Persians were instructed in three accomplishments — to ride, to draw the bow, and to speak the truth. Persia still rides and shoots; truth-speaking (praised be Ormuzd!) she hath discontinued as unbefitting an enlightened nation. Thou needest not, therefore, scruple to circumvent Aurelian. Offer him that which thou knowest will not be found in his treasury, seeing that it is unique in thine own; giving him, at the...