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Page 204 - tis all a dream; To love and joy thy thoughts confine, Nor hope to pierce the sacred gloom. Beauty has such...
Page 203 - Require the borrow'd gloss of art ? Speak not of fate : ah ! change the theme, And talk of odours, talk of wine, Talk of the flowers that round us bloom : 'Tis all a cloud, 'tis all a dream ; To love and joy thy thoughts confine, Nor hope to pierce the sacred gloom.
Page 64 - That no man shall be compelled to frequent or support any religious worship, place or ministry whatsoever, nor shall be enforced, restrained, molested or burthened, in his body or goods, nor shall otherwise suffer on account of his religious opinions or belief; but that all men shall be free to profess, and by argument to maintain, their opinions in matters of religion, and that the same shall in no wise diminish, enlarge or affect their civil capacities.
Page 63 - ... that our civil rights have no dependence on our religious opinions any more than our opinions in physics or geometry; that therefore the proscribing any citizen as unworthy the public confidence by laying upon him an incapacity of being called to offices of trust and emolument unless he profess or renounce this or that religious opinion is depriving him injuriously of those privileges and advantages to which, in common with his fellow citizens, he has a natural right...
Page 206 - E'er left himself behind ? The restless thought and wayward will, And discontent attend him still, Nor quit him while he lives ; At sea, care follows in the wind ; At land, it mounts the pad behind, Or with the post-boy drives.
Page 63 - ... that to compel a man to furnish contributions of money for the propagation of opinions which he disbelieves, is sinful and tyrannical ; that even the forcing him to support this or that teacher, of his own religious persuasion, is depriving him of the comfortable liberty of giving his contributions to the particular pastor whose morals he would make his pattern...
Page 206 - By heaven's eternal doom. To ripen'd age, Clive liv'd renown'd, With lacks enrich'd, with honours crown'd, His valour's well-earn'd meed ; Too long, alas ! he liv'd, to hate His envied lot, and died too late From life's oppression freed.
Page 200 - ... him. The Indians got him under again, but in deeper water ; he was, however, able to get his head up once more, and being almost spent in...
Page 65 - vesting certain sums in Commissioners, at the end of every quarter of a year, to be by them applied to the reduction of the National Debt.