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Page 60 - Grant me patience, just Heaven! Of all the cants which are canted in this canting world — though the cant of hypocrites may be the worst — the cant of criticism is the most tormenting!
Page 58 - And what of this new book the whole world makes such a rout about ? Oh ! 'tis out of all plumb, my Lord ; quite an irregular thing ! not one of the angles at the four corners was a right angle, I had my rule and compasses, &c., my Lord, in my pocket.
Page 191 - Locke well observes, by a yard, finds two men's ninepin-alleys to be of the same length, which could not be brought together, to measure their equality, by juxtaposition.
Page 47 - May the heavens and earth, and all the holy things remaining therein, damn him," (Obadiah) "or her," (or whoever else had a hand in tying these knots). "May he" (Obadiah) "be damned wherever he be, — whether in the house or the stables, the garden or the field, or the highway, or in the path, or in the wood, or in the water, or in the church. — May he be cursed in living, in dying.
Page 51 - in his thighs, in his genitals," [My father shook his head] " and in his hips, and in his knees, his legs, and feet, and toe-nails ! " May he be cursed in all the joints and articulations of his members, from the top of his head to the sole of his foot! May there be no soundness in him ! " May the Son of the living God, with all the glory of his majesty...
Page 59 - And, for the epic poem your lordship bid me look at, — upon taking the length, breadth, height, and depth of it, and trying them at home upon an exact scale of Bossu's — 'tis out, my lord, in every one of its dimensions.
Page 43 - May the holy and eternal Virgin Mary, mother of God, curse him. May St. Michael, the advocate of holy souls, curse him. May all the angels and archangels, principalities and powers, and all the heavenly armies, curse him.
Page 142 - ... out beyond the valance, — his right leg (his left being drawn up towards his body) hung half over the side of the bed, the edge of it pressing upon his shinbone. He felt it not. A fix'd, inflexible sorrow took possession of every line of his face. — He sigh'd once, — heaved his breast often, — but uttered not a word.