Grace Cassidy; Or, The Repealers: A Novel, Volume 2

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Richard Bentley, 1834 - Ireland
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Page 124 - Tis slander, Whose edge is sharper than the sword, whose tongue Out-venoms all the worms of Nile, whose breath Rides on the posting winds, and doth belie All corners of the world: kings, queens, and states, Maids, matrons, nay, the secrets of the grave, This viperous slander enters.
Page 124 - Out-venoms all the worms of Nile, whose breath Rides on the posting winds, and doth belie All corners of the world: kings, queens, and states, Maids, matrons, nay, the secrets of the grave, This viperous slander enters.
Page 68 - Our decrees, Dead to infliction, to themselves are dead ; And liberty plucks justice by the nose." " Some, for renown, on scraps of learning doat, And think they grow immortal as they quote.
Page 137 - by whom souls are tried, Sent not to punish mortals, but to guide; If thou art mine, and who shall proudly dare To tell his Maker he has had his share ? Still let me feel for what thy pangs are sent, And be my guide, and not my punishment.
Page 37 - honour, Left a base slur to pass from mouth to mouth Of loose mechanics, with all coarse foul comments, And villainous jests, and blasphemies obscene; While sneering nobles, in more polish'd guise, Whisper'd the tale, and smiled upon the lie.
Page 51 - told; And all who told it added something new, And all who heard it made enlargement too; In every ear it spread, on every tongue it grew.
Page 231 - Ce ne sont ni les lettres ni les sciences qui nuiront jamais à l'énergie du caractère. L'éloquence rend plus brave, la bravoure rend plus éloquent; tout ce qui fait battre le cœur pour une idée généreuse double la véritable force de l'homme, sa volonté. Mais l'égoisme systématique, dans lequel on comprend quelquefois s,a famille comme un appendice de
Page 5 - of the Bible, that it was easier for a camel to enter the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.
Page 231 - systématique, dans lequel on comprend quelquefois s,a famille comme un appendice de soi-même; mais la philosophie, vulgaire au fond, quelque élégante qu'elle soit dans les formes, qui porte à dédaigner tout ce qu'on appelle des illusions, c'est-à-dire le dévouement et l'enthousiasme, voilà le genre de
Page 94 - So love does raine In stoutest minds, and maketh monstrous warre : He maketh warre, he maketh peace againe, And yett his peace is but continuall Jarre: O miserable men that to him subject arre!

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