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Page 181 - And it is pity that commonly more care is had, yea, and that amongst very wise men, to find out rather a cunning man for their horse than a cunning man for their children.
Page 54 - I have sought the Lord night and day, that He would rather slay me than put me upon the doing of this work.
Page 186 - Train up a child in the way that he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.
Page 238 - Pale, cold, and half speechless in the arms of his Damon, Pythias replied in broken accents, " Fatal haste ! — Cruel impatience! — What envious powers have wrought impossibilities in your favour? But I will not be wholly disappointed. Since I cannot die to save, I will not survive you.
Page 225 - They were accompanied by three hundred and sixty five youths, agreeable to the number of days in a year, clothed in purple robes. Afterwards came a chariot consecrated to Jupiter/ drawn by white horses, and followed by a courser of a prodigious size, to whom they gave the name of the sun's horse ; and the equerries were dressed in white, each...
Page 150 - ... assured the pope that all was transacted by the express will and command of the king, it was immediately decreed that the pope should march with his cardinals to the church of St. Mark, and in the most solemn manner give thanks to God for so great a blessing conferred on the See of Rome, and the Christian world...
Page 273 - Then accosting the Spaniard, he said, " Christian, the person you have killed is my son : his body is now in my house. You ought to suffer ; but you have eaten with me, and I have given you my faith, which must not be broken.
Page 271 - Good unexpected, evils unforeseen, Appear by turns, as fortune shifts the scene: Some, rais'd aloft, come tumbling down amain; Then fall so hard, they bound and rise again.
Page 236 - This the tyrant intended peremptorily to refuse, by granting it, as he conceived, on the impossible conditions of his procuring some one to remain as hostage for his return, under equal forfeiture of life. Pythias heard the conditions, and did not wait for an application upon the part of Damon : he instantly offered himself as security for his friend; which being accepted, Damon was immediately set at liberty.