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Page 172 - Thou hast most traitorously corrupted the youth of the realm in erecting a grammar-school ; and whereas, before, our forefathers had no other books but the score and the tally, thou hast caused printing to be used ; and, contrary to the king, his crown, and dignity, thou hast built a paper-mill.
Page 391 - ... our true and unfeigned purpose, desire and endeavour, for ourselves, and all others under our Power and Charge, both in public and in private, in all Duties we owe to God and Man, to amend our lives and each one to go before another in the example of a real Reformation...
Page 188 - To sum up this long rigmarole, I have, dear B , what you no doubt perceive, for the metaphysical poets, as poets, the most sovereign contempt. That they have followers proves nothing — No Indian prince has to his palace More followers than a thief to the gallows.
Page 459 - He that complies against his will, Is of his own opinion still ; Which he may adhere to, yet disown, For reasons to himself best known...
Page 38 - I' th' middle of his speech, or cough, . H' had hard words ready to show why, And tell what rules he did it by : Else, when with greatest art he spoke, You'd think he talked like other folk ; For all a rhetorician's rules Teach nothing but to name his tools.
Page 46 - Free-will they one way disavow, Another, nothing else allow : All piety consists therein In them, in other men all sin : Rather than fail, they will defy That which they love most tenderly; Quarrel with minc'd pies, and disparage Their best and dearest friend, plum-porridge ; Fat pig and goose itself oppose, And blaspheme custard through the nose.
Page 250 - DOUBTLESS the pleasure is as great Of being cheated, as to cheat ; As lookers-on feel most delight That least perceive a juggler's sleight, And still, the less they understand, The more...
Page 163 - And behold another beast, a second, like to a bear, and it raised up itself on one side, and it had three ribs in the mouth of it between the teeth of it: and they said thus unto it, Arise, devour much flesh.