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Whittaker, 1857 - Latin drama - 642 pages
 

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Page 76 - Twere now to be most happy, for I fear My soul hath her content so absolute That not another comfort like to this Succeeds in unknown fate.
Page 352 - For grant they be so, while they rest unknown, What need a man forestall his date of grief, And run to meet what he would most avoid ; Or, if they be but false alarms of fear, How bitter is such self-delusion...
Page 352 - Peace, brother: be not over-exquisite To cast the fashion of uncertain evils; For, grant they be so, while they rest unknown, What need a man forestall his date of grief, And run to meet what he would most avoid?
Page 254 - Mea sic est ratio et sic animum induco meum: Malo coactus qui suum officium facit, Dum is rescitum iri credit, tantisper cavet; Si sperat fore clam, rursum ad ingenium redit.
Page 424 - other friends remain,' That 'loss is common to the race' — And common is the commonplace, And vacant chaff well meant for grain. That loss is common would not make My own less bitter, rather more. Too common! Never morning wore To evening, but some heart did break.
Page 174 - I was born of woman, and drew milk As sweet as charity from human breasts. I think, articulate, I laugh and weep, And exercise all functions of a man. How then should I and any man that lives Be strangers to each other?

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