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Rhymes, Reasons, and Recollections from the Common-Place-Books of a Sexagenarian
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Page 36 - That not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure and subtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom...
Page 47 - Truths, of all others the most awful and interesting, are too often considered as so true, that they lose all the power of truth, and lie bed-ridden in the dormitory of the soul, side by side with the most despised and exploded errors.
Page 35 - ... intentions, will be found exactly conformable to the precepts of Christianity, without any accommodation to the licentiousness and levity of the present age. I therefore look back on this part of my work with pleasure. which no [blame or praise of] man shall diminish or augment.
Page 97 - That a lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies, That a lie which is all a lie may be met and fought with outright, But a lie which is part a truth is a harder matter to fight.
Page 53 - ... if any man will do the will of God, he shall know of the doctrine whether it be of God.
Page 28 - ... wonted course. Make sobriety a habit, and intemperance will be hateful and hard, — make prudence a habit, and reckless profligacy will be as contrary to the nature of the child grown an adult, as the most atrocious crimes are to any of your Lordships. Give a child the habit of sacredly regarding...
Page 106 - Some indeed of the articles consumed admit of being reserved in public or private stores for a considerable time ; but many, including most articles of animal food, and many of vegetable, are of the most perishable nature. As a deficient...
Page 12 - ... for himself, and those dependent on him, a comfortable subsistence before he can have a right to taste any indulgence, either of his senses or of his mind ; and the more he learns — the greater progress he makes in the sciences — the more will he value that independence, and the more will he prize the industry, the habits of regular labour, whereby he is enabled to secure so prime a blessing. In one view, it is true, the progress which he makes in science may help his ordinary exertions,...
Page 93 - Tibullus erit. 60 obvius huic venias hedera iuvenalia cinctus tempora cum Calvo, docte Catulle, tuo ; tu quoque, si falsum est temerati crimen amici, sanguinis atque animae prodige Galle tuae. his comes umbra tua est ; siqua est modo corporis umbra, 65 auxisti numeros, culte Tibulle, pios. ossa quieta, precor, tuta requiescite in urna, et sit humus cineri non onerosa tuo ! ANNUA venerunt Cerealis tempora sacri ; secubat in vacuo sola puella toro.