Tales of fancy, Volume 3

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Page 132 - Twin'd with the wreaths Parnassian laurels yield, Or reap'd in iron harvests of the field ? • Where grows ? — where grows it not? If vain our toil, We ought to blame the culture, not the soil : Fix'd to no spot is happiness sincere ; 'Tis no where to be found, or every where : 'Tis never to be bought, but always free, And fled from monarchs, St.
Page 191 - I ever heard such a thing even whispered; and I am as certain as I am of my own existence, that during the whole of that period, not one act of a corrupt nature had ever been done by any one member of either House.
Page 133 - It is certainly more magnificent: but what will you say, when I tell you, that it is seated either in, or very near, the fenny district of Kesteven in Lincolnshire!
Page 459 - Tremayne's feelings. Always bear in mind, that it rests with you to aggravate or allay the one known fault of your husband's temper, and that it is equally your interest and your most imperious duty, to guard against the remotest probability of destroying his and your own peace, by any inconsiderate, or even playful defiance of his master passion." " Oh, how much greater justice I do him...

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