The Remains of Nathaniel Appleton Haven: With a Memoir of His Life by George Ticknor

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Hillard, Metcalf,, printers, 1827 - American literature - 351 pages
 

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Page 115 - I can never forget the inexpressible luxury and profaneness, gaming, and all dissoluteness, and as it were total forgetfulness of God, (it being Sunday evening,) which this day se'nnight I was witness of, the King sitting and toying with his concubines, Portsmouth, Cleveland...
Page 340 - Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again : the wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou nearest the sound thereof; but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth ; so is every one that is born of the Spirit.
Page 343 - How many hired servants in my father's house abound with bread, and I here perish with hunger? I will arise, and will go to my father, and say to him: Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before thee: I am not now worthy to be called thy son: make me as one of thy hired servants.
Page 333 - The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight. 4 John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins.
Page 271 - And oft the craggy cliff he loved to climb, When all in mist the world below was lost. What dreadful pleasure! there to stand sublime, Like shipwrecked mariner on desert coast, And view th...
Page 34 - Quam ob rem pergite, ut facitis, adolescentes, atque in id studium, in quo estis, incumbite, ut et vobis honori, et amicis utilitati, et reipublicae emolumento esse possitis.
Page 165 - ... the substance obtained by credit of other men, for their own pleasure and delicate living, against all reason, equity, and good conscience ; it is enacted,
Page 102 - His grandeur he derived from heaven alone, For he was great, ere fortune made him so; And wars, like mists that rise against the sun, Made him but greater seem, not greater grow.
Page 115 - So spake the Seraph Abdiel, faithful found; Among the faithless, faithful only he; Among innumerable false, unmoved, Unshaken, unseduced, unterrified, His loyalty he kept, his love, his zeal; Nor number nor example with him wrought To swerve from truth, or change his constant mind Though single.
Page 115 - I was witness of: the King sitting and toying with his concubines, Portsmouth, Cleveland, and Mazarine, etc. ; a French boy singing love songs in that glorious gallery, whilst about twenty of the great courtiers, and other dissolute persons, were at basset round a large table, a bank of at least 2,000 in gold before them, upon which two gentlemen, who were with me, made reflections with astonishment. Six days after, all was in the dust.

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