Good Reading about Many Books Mostly by Their Authors, Volume 2

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Unwin, 1896 - Books
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Page 141 - What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid! Heard words that have been So nimble and so full of subtle flame As if that every one from whence they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of his dull life.
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Page 39 - With a hundred guineas in his pocket, unknown and unrecommended, he went to Paris in order to overturn the British Government in Ireland.
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Page 184 - So much as we can shove aside our egotism, our prejudice, and will, and bring the omniscience of reason upon the subject before us, so perfect is the work.
Page 42 - Tone was called from the table. He knew that his hour had come; but he went cheerfully to his doom. Entering the next apartment, he was surrounded by police and soldiers, arrested, loaded with irons and hurried to Dublin. On November 1oth, he was put on his trial before a court-martial.
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