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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 31
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Alma arms bear beauty birth bring charms cruel dead dear death defire delight Dick doubts earth faid fair fame fate fear fhall fhould fight fire flow fome force forrow foul ftill fuch fure future give grief hand happy head hear heart Heaven honour hope human kind King land leave light live loft look maid mean mind mourn muft muſt nature ne'er never night o'er once pain plain pleaſure poor pride prove rage reafon remain rifing ſhall ſhe tears tell thee thefe theſe thing thofe thoſe thou thought true truth turn various Whilft wife young
Page 128 - I made me great works; I builded me houses; I planted me vineyards: I made me gardens and orchards, and I planted trees in them of all kind of fruits: I made me pools of water, to water therewith the wood that bringeth forth trees...
Page 100 - I know that, whatsoever God doeth, it shall be for ever: nothing can be put to it, nor any thing taken from it: and God doeth it, that men should fear before him.
Page 100 - He hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also he hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end.
Page 164 - Now when Solomon had made an end of praying, the fire came down from heaven, and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices ; and the glory of the Lord filled the house.
Page 215 - Thus talking and scolding, they forward did speed ; And Ralpho pac'd by, under Newman the Swede. Into an old inn did this equipage roll, At a town they call Hodson, the sign of the Bull, Near a nymph with an urn, that divides the highway, And into a puddle throws mother of tea.
Page 27 - DID sweeter sounds adorn my flowing tongue, Than ever man pronounc'd, or angels sung; Had I all knowledge, human and divine, That thought can reach, or science can define; And had I power to give that knowledge birth, In all the speeches of the babbling earth...
Page 14 - Then take Mat's word for it, the sculptor is paid ; That the figure is fine, pray believe your own eye ; Yet credit but lightly what more may be said, For we flatter ourselves, and teach marble to lie.
Page 43 - Spring from his influence darted thence. So from the middle of the world The sun's prolific rays are hurl'd : Tis from that seat he darts those beams, Which quicken earth with genial flames.
Page 227 - Of all the gifts the gods afford (If we may take old Tully's word) The greatest is a friend; whose love Knows how to praise, and when reprove : From such a treasure never part, But hang the jewel on your heart: And, pray, sir, (it delights me) tell; You know this author mighty well...