Saints and sinners; or, In church and about it, Volume 2

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Page 245 - Th' All-giver would be unthank'd, would be unprais'd, Not half his riches known, and yet despis'd; And we should serve him as a grudging master, As a penurious niggard of his wealth, And live like Nature's bastards, not her sons, Who would be quite surcharg'd with her own weight, And strangled with her waste fertility: Th...
Page 73 - Who covereth the heaven with clouds, and prepareth rain for the earth : and maketh the grass to grow upon the mountains, and herb for...
Page 96 - Tarlton before they would go to the queen, and he was their usher to prepare their advantageous access unto her. In a word, he told the queen more of her faults than most of her chaplains, and cured her melancholy better than all of her physicians. Much of his merriment lay in his very looks and actions, according to the epitaph written upon him : ' Hie situs est cujus poterat vox, actio, vultus, Ex Heraclito reddere Democritum.
Page 28 - Most of the company gone, and I going, I heard by a gentleman of a sermon that was to be there ; and so I staid to hear it, thinking it serious, till by and by the gentleman told me it was a mockery by one Cornet Bolton, a very gentleman-like man, that behind a chair did pray and preach like a Presbyter Scot, with all the possible imitation in grimaces and voice.
Page 205 - Sir, there's such coupling at Pancras, that they stand behind one another, as 'twere in a country dance. Ours was the last couple to lead up ; and no hopes appearing of...
Page 335 - Why, is not the whole world Included in myself? to what use then Are friends and servants ? Say there were a squadron Of pikes, lined through with shot, when I am mounted Upon my injuries, shall I fear to charge them ? No : I'll through the...
Page 264 - Inde furor vulgo quod numina vicinorum Odit uterque locus, quum solos credat habendos Esse deos quos ipse colit.

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