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Page 319 - Thus when a poet tells us the bosom of his mistress is as white as snow, there is no wit in the comparison; but when he adds, with a sigh, that it is as cold too, it then grows into wit.
Page 332 - Europe and America are united by telegraph ! Glory to God in the highest, on earth peace and good-will toward men.
Page 215 - But how much nobler will be the Sovereign's boast, when he shall have it to say that he found Law dear, and left it cheap ; found it a sealed book, left it a living letter ; found it the patrimony of the rich, left it the inheritance of the poor ; found it the two-edged sword of craft and oppression, left it the staff of Honesty and the shield of Innocence...
Page 321 - But he answered one of them, and said, Friend, I do thee no wrong: didst not thou agree with me for a penny ? Take that thine is, and go thy way: I will give unto this last, even as unto thee. Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own ? Is thine eye evil, because I am good ? So the last shall be first, and the first last : for many be called, but few chosen.
Page 108 - We have met the enemy and they are ours; two ships, two brigs, one schooner and one sloop.
Page 113 - Invention, strictly speaking, is little more than a new combination of those images which have been previously gathered and deposited in the memory : nothing can be made of nothing : he who has laid up no materials, can produce no combinations.
Page 130 - My boast is not that I deduce my birth From loins enthroned, and rulers of the earth ; But higher far my proud pretensions rise, — The son of parents pass'd into the skies.
Page 281 - And you are to observe and follow such Orders and Directions from Time to Time, as you shall receive from this or a future Congress...