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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 35 - In beauty, that of favour is more than that of colour, and that of decent and gracious motion more than that of favour.
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 131 - WHAT shall I do to be for ever known, And make the age to come my own...
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 103 - Danger of being trampled trampled upon, or ftifled in a Crowd ; where my Back is a convenient Lodgment for the Elbow of any tall Perfon that is near. I can fee nothing ; and my whole Employment is to guard my Perfon. I have forborn to attend his Majefty in the Houfe of Peers, fmce I was like to be fqueezed to death there againft the Wall.
Page 124 - DEFORMITY: bring down the Perfon envied to his own Level; but if it is on account of Superiority of Fortune, it will operate alike on Men of all Shapes. Eunuchs have but one peculiar Motive to Envy; but that (as Lord Bacon exprefles it) makes them envious towards all: becaufe it is for a Pleafure, which all but themfelves may enjoy. Deformed Perfons are deprived only of Beauty and Strength, and therefore thofe alone are to be deemed the extraordinary Motives to their Envy ; for they can no more be...
Page 29 - I believe, it is fo. We know that the Soul is, but we fcarce know what it is ; every Judge of Beauty can point out Grace; but no one that I know of has ever yet fixt upon a Definition for it.