Lives of illustrious ... Irishmen, ed. by J. Wills, Volume 6, Part 2

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Page 317 - I know nothing that could, in this view, be said better, than " do unto others as ye would that others should do unto you...
Page 411 - The time would e'er be o'er, And I on thee should look my last, And thou shouldst smile no more! And still upon that face I look, And think 'twill smile again ; And still the thought I will not brook, That I must look in vain. But when I speak — them dost not say What thou ne'er left'st unsaid; And now I feel, as well I may, Sweet Mary, thou art dead...
Page 411 - twill smile again ; And still the thought I will not brook That I must look in vain ! But when I speak — thou dost not say What thou ne'er left'st unsaid ; And now I feel, as well I may, Sweet Mary ! thou art dead ! If thou wouldst stay, e'en as thou art, All cold and all serene — I still might press thy silent heart, And where thy smiles have been. While e'en thy chill, bleak corse I have, Thou seemest still mine own ; But there I lay thee in thy grave — And I am now alone ! I do not think,...
Page 224 - Seem'd worthless in thy own, Mary ! If souls could always dwell above, Thou ne'er hadst left that sphere : Or could we keep the souls we love, We ne'er had lost thee here, Mary ! Though many a gifted mind we meet, Though fairest forms we see, To live with them is far less sweet, Than to remember thee, Mary !i — :o: — BY THAT LAKE WHOSE GLOOMY SHORE.
Page 460 - We abjure, disavow, and condemn the opinion, that princes, excommunicated by the pope and council, or by any ecclesiastical authority whatsoever, may therefore be deposed or murdered by their subjects, or any other persons. We hold such doctrine in detestation, as wicked and impious ; and we declare, that we do not believe, that either the pope, with or without...
Page 230 - They will be variously criticised ; you will defend them ; you will abuse those that have attacked you ; expostulations, discussions, letters, possibly challenges will go forward; you will shun your brethren, they will shun you.
Page 230 - ... quarrels : you will be obliged for maintenance to do any thing for any body ; your very talents will depart, for want of hope and encouragement, and you will go out of the world fretted, disappointed, and ruined.
Page 230 - Depend upon it, that you will find the same competitions, the same jealousies, the same Arts and Cabals, the same emulations of interest and of Fame, and the same Agitations and passions here that you have experienced in Italy; and if they have the same effect on your Temper, they will have just the same Effects on your Interest; and be your merit what it will, you will never be employd to paint a picture.
Page 278 - ... Incorrupta, precor, maneas, atque integra, neu te Aura regat populi, neu novitatis amor : Stet quoque prisca domus (neque enim manus impia tangat) ; Floreat in mediis intemerata minis ; Det Patribus Patres, Populoque det inclyta Gives, Eloquiumque foro, Judiciisque decus, Conciliisque animos, magnaeque det ordine genti Immortalem alta cum pietate fidem : Floreat, intacta per postera secula fama, Cura diu patriae, cura paterna Dei.
Page 239 - ... the public will receive from the rest. There are a few parts which Mr. Burke could not have understood if he had not been previously acquainted by some gentlemen to whom Mr. Barry had explained them, that they are allusions to certain matters agitated among artists, and satires upon some of them. With regard to the justice or injustice of these strictures (of which there are several in the latter part of the book) Mr. Burke can form no opinion. As he has little or no knowledge of the art, he...

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