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Page 543 - CHAUCER'S Poetical Works. With Poems formerly attributed to him. With a Memoir, Introduction, Notes, and a Glossary, by R. Bell. Improved edition, with Preliminary Essay by Rev.
Page 125 - Nitor in adversum" is the motto for a man like jne. I possessed not one of the qualities, nor cultivated one of the arts, that recommend men to the favour and protection of the great. I was not made for a minion or a tool As little did I follow the trade of winning the hearts, by imposing on the understandings, of the people. At every step of my progress in life, (for in every step was I traversed and opposed,) and at every turnpike I met, I was...
Page 543 - Vol. I. — Essays, Lectures, and Poems. Vol. II.— English Traits, Nature, and Conduct of Life. Vol. III.— Society and Solitude — Letters and Social Aims — Miscellaneous Papers (hitherto uncollected)— May-Day, &c. FOSTER'S (John) Life and Correspondence. Edit. by JE Ryland. Portrait. 2 vols. -Lectures at Broadmead Chapel. Edit. by JE Ryland. » vols. Critical Essays contributed to the
Page 185 - Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bare, and the paps which never gave suck. Then shall they begin to say to the mountains, Fall on us ; and to the hills, Cover us. For if they do these things in a green tree, what shall be done in the dry ? And there were also two other, malefactors, led with him to be put to death.
Page 139 - ... of the low fat Bedford level will have nothing to fear from all the pickaxes of all the levellers of France. As long as our sovereign lord the king, and his faithful subjects, the lords and commons of this realm — the triple cord which no man can break...