Sandoval: Or, the Freemason, Volume 1

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H. Colburn, 1826 - Freemasons - 450 pages
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Page 27 - Wha will be a traitor knave? Wha can fill a coward's grave? Wha sae base as be a slave? Let him turn and flee! Wha for Scotland's king and law Freedom's sword will strongly draw, Freeman stand or freeman fa', Let him follow me!
Page 236 - So abject, mean, and vile, Who begs a brother of the earth To give him leave to toil; And see his lordly fellow-worm The poor petition spurn, Unmindful, tho' a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn.
Page 279 - Man, proud man, Drest in a little brief authority, Plays such fantastic tricks before high Heaven As make the angels weep.
Page 305 - Grief may to grief in endless round succeed, And nature suffer when our children bleed ; But still superior must that hero prove, Whose first, best passion, is his country's love.
Page 347 - Souvenirs'" as mere extracts from her journal, they have been carefully composed or re-composed for publication, and were always intended to be seen. Now if my poor little Diary should ever be seen ! I tremble but to think of it ! — what egotism and vanity, what discontent — repining — caprice — should I be accused of? — neither perhaps have I always been just to others ; quand on sent, on reflechit rarement.
Page 348 - The Count de Segur was connected by ties of friendship or consanguinity with all the remarkable personages of the Courts of Louis XV. and XVI. and was engaged in the intercourse of Affairs and Society with Catherine II...
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Page 347 - A PICTURE OF GREECE in 1825: as exhibited in the Personal Narratives of JAMES EMERSON, Esq., COUNT PECCHIO, and WH HUMPHREYS, Esq. In 2 vols. post 8vo. with a Portrait of the Greek Admiral MIAULIS. Price 18s.
Page 347 - DICTIONARY of the PEERAGE and BARONETAGE of the UNITED KINGDOM, for 1826; with an Appendix, comprising the Prelates, the Surnames of Peers, Titles by Courtesy of their eldest Sons, Names of Heirs Presumptive, &c.
Page 174 - When all the blandishments of life are gone, The coward sneaks to death, the brave live on.

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