Tremaine: Or, The Man of Refinement, Volume 2

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H. Colburn, 1825 - 380 pages
 

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Page 222 - Tush, say they, how should God perceive it? is there knowledge in the Most High ? 12 Lo, these are the ungodly: these prosper in the world ; and these have riches in possession : and I said, Then have I cleansed my heart in vain, and washed mine hands in innocency.
Page 91 - With every pleasing, every prudent part, Say, what can Chloe want?' — She wants a heart. She speaks, behaves, and acts just as she ought; But never, never, reached one gen'rous thought.
Page 282 - By a name I know not how to tell thee who I am : My name, dear saint, is hateful to myself, Because it is an enemy to thee; Had I it written, I would tear the word.
Page 110 - She fables not: I feel that I do fear Her words set off by some superior power...
Page 207 - Thy creatures have been my books, but thy Scriptures much more. I have sought thee in the courts, fields, and gardens ; but I have found thee in thy temples.
Page 104 - And worthy seem'd ; for in their looks divine The image of their glorious Maker shone, Truth, wisdom, sanctitude severe and pure (Severe, but in true filial freedom placed), Whence true authority in men ; though both Not equal, as their sex not equal seem'd ; For contemplation he, and valour, form'd ; For softness she, and sweet attractive grace ; He for God only, she for God in him...
Page 199 - Looking tranquillity ! it strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight ; the tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a chilness to my trembling heart.
Page 5 - Truly, shepherd, in respect of itself, it is a good life ; but in respect that it is a shepherd's life, it is naught. In respect that it is solitary, I like it very well ; but in respect that it is private, it is a very vile life. Now, in respect it is in the fields, it pleaseth me well ; but in respect it is not in the court, it is tedious.
Page 139 - But whate'er you are That in this desert inaccessible, Under the shade of melancholy boughs, Lose and neglect the creeping hours of time ; If ever you have look'd on better days, If ever been where bells have knoll'd to church.
Page 219 - Being; and this comparison is naturally introduced by all acts of joint worship. If ever the poor man holds up his head, it is at Church, if ever the rich man views him with respect, it is there ; and both will be the better, and the public profited the oftener they meet in a situation, in which the consciousness of dignity in the one is tempered and mitigated, and the spirit of the other erected and confirmed.

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