Oldcourt [by sir M.A. Shee].

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Page 173 - Some seek diversion in the tented field, And make the sorrows of mankind their sport. But war's a game, which, were their subjects wise, Kings should not play at. Nations would do well To extort their truncheons from the puny hands Of heroes, whose infirm and baby minds Are gratified with mischief, and who spoil, Because men suffer it, their toy the world.
Page 354 - ... allowances to be made in probate. The statute used the words "the party". There, as here, the specific words used in the statute were urgently relied on. The court held that the word "the" is not always used to mean but one. On page 484 the court said: "Take the well-worn and well-wearing quotation : ' The man that hath not music in himself, is fit for treason, stratagem, and spoils.
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Page 371 - Twas but a kindred-sound to move, For pity melts the mind to love. Softly sweet, in Lydian measures Soon he soothed his soul to pleasures. War, he sung, is toil and trouble, Honour but an empty bubble; Never ending, still beginning...
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