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Page 95 - And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul : but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
Page 58 - But when we in our viciousness grow hard, (O misery on't !) the wise gods seel our eyes ; In our own filth drop our clear judgments ; make us Adore our errors ; laugh at us, while we strut To our confusion.
Page 200 - If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces. It is a good divine that follows his own instructions: I can easier teach twenty what were good to be done, than be one of the twenty to follow mine own teaching.
Page 198 - Helicanus, strike me, honour'd sir; Give me a gash, put me to present pain; Lest this great sea of joys rushing upon me, O'erbear the shores of my mortality, And drown me with their sweetness.
Page 192 - The chariest maid is prodigal enough, If she unmask her beauty to the moon: Virtue itself scapes not calumnious strokes: The canker galls the infants of the spring, Too oft before their buttons be disclos'd; And in the morn and liquid dew of youth Contagious blastments are most imminent.
Page 137 - S'il ne possède point ces maisons magnifiques, Ces tours, ces chapiteaux, ces superbes portiques Où la magnificence étale ses attraits, II jouit des beautés qu'ont les saisons nouvelles; II voit de la verdure et des fleurs naturelles, Qu'en ces riches lambris l'on ne voit qu'en portraits.
Page 136 - ... keins mehr dasselbige ist, und gerade deshalb kann ich seinen Geist nicht genugsam bewundern. Diese Umbildung ist so aus dem Ganzen, daß man darüber und über die Ähnlichkeit...
Page 95 - Cromwell, Cromwell, Had I but served my God with half the zeal I served my king, he would not in mine age Have left me naked to mine enemies.
Page 131 - Pallida mors aequo pulsat pede pauperum tabernas, Regumque turres. O beate Sexti, Vitae summa brevis spem nos vetat inchoare longam. Jam te premet nox, fabulaeque manes...
Page 379 - JOE MILLER'S JESTS : OR, THE WITS VADE-MECUM. Being a Collection of the most Brilliant Jests ; the Politest Repartees ; the most Elegant Bons Mots, and most pleasant short Stories in the English Language. First carefully collected in the Company, and many of them transcribed from the Mouth of the Facetious Gentleman, whose Name they bear; and now set forth and published by his lamentable Friend and former Companion, Elijah Jenkins, Esq.

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