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Page 214 - Gales from blooming Eden bear; And distant warblings lessen on my ear, That lost in long futurity expire. Fond impious Man, think'st thou, yon sanguine cloud, Raised by thy breath, has quenched the Orb of day? To-morrow he repairs the golden flood, And warms the nations with redoubled ray. Enough for me: With joy I see The different doom our Fates assign. Be thine Despair, and sceptered Care, To triumph, and to die, are mine.
Page 306 - Forasmuch as the science and cunning of physic and surgery (to the perfect knowledge whereof be requisite both great learning and ripe experience) is daily within this realm exercised by a great multitude of ignorant persons, of whom the greater part have no manner of insight in the same nor in any other kind of learning...
Page 214 - He spoke, and headlong from the mountain's height Deep in the roaring tide he plunged to endless night.
Page 84 - ... something, being really nothing, reproach them, as I have reproached you, for not attending to what they ought, and fancying themselves something when they are good for nothing. And, if you do this, both I and my sons shall have received what is just at your hands. " It is now time that we depart, I to die, you to live ; but which has the better destiny is unknown to all except the God.
Page 86 - Chance is a word void of sense ; nothing can exist without a cause.
Page 212 - If (says Cowley) a man should undertake to translate Pindar, word for word, it would be thought that one madman had translated another : as may appear, when he, that understands not the original, reads the verbal traduction of him into Latin prose, than which nothing seems more raving.
Page 366 - The occasion forbids a more ample illustration, though nothing could be more easy than to pursue it. Repeating that I cannot reconcile it with propriety to make the acknowledgment or denial you desire, I will add, that I deem it inadmissible, on principle, to consent to be interrogated as to the justice of the inferences which may be drawn by others from whatever I have said of a political opponent in the course of fifteen years competition.
Page 366 - More than this cannot fitly be expected from me ; and especially it cannot be reasonably expected that I shall enter into an explanation upon a basis so vague as that which you have adopted. I trust, on more reflection, you will see the matter in the same light with me. If not, I can only regret the circumstance, and must...