Temple Bar, Volume 7

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Ward and Lock, 1862

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Page 381 - Here thou, great ANNA ! whom three realms obey, Dost sometimes counsel take — and sometimes tea.
Page 344 - COME, let us join our cheerful songs With angels round the throne; Ten thousand thousand are their tongues, But all their joys are one. 2 " Worthy the Lamb that died," they cry, " To be exalted thus;" " Worthy the Lamb," our lips reply,
Page 581 - It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to his heart.
Page 95 - All human things are subject to decay, And, when Fate summons, monarchs must obey. This Flecknoe ' found, who, like Augustus, young Was called to empire and had governed long, In prose and verse was owned without dispute Through all the realms of Nonsense absolute.
Page 581 - Sermons, with his own comick figure, from a painting by Reynolds, at the head of them ? They are in the style I think most proper for the pulpit, and show a strong imagination and a sensible heart ; but you see him often tottering on the verge of laughter, and ready to throw his periwig in the face of the audience.
Page 186 - He did not, he could not see the dogs fighting; it was a flash of an inference, a rapid induction. The crowd round a couple of dogs fighting, is a crowd masculine mainly, with an occasional active, compassionate woman fluttering wildly round the outside, and using her tongue and her hands freely upon the men, as so many "brutes...
Page 79 - And save the expense of long litigious laws, Where suits are traversed, and so little won That he who conquers is but last undone. Such are not your decrees ; but so designed, The sanction leaves a lasting peace behind, Like your own soul serene, a pattern of your mind.
Page 587 - For my own part, I am but just set up in the business, so know little about it — but, in my opinion, to write a book is for all the world like humming a song — be but in tune with yourself, madam, 'tis no matter how high or how low you take it.
Page 80 - ... years and ten. Better to hunt in fields, for health unbought, Than fee the doctor for a nauseous draught ; The wise, for cure, on exercise depend ; God never made his work, for man to mend. The tree of knowledge, once in Eden placed, Was easy found, but was forbid the taste : Oh, had our grandsire walk'd without his wife, He first had sought the better plant of life ! Now both are lost : yet, wandering in the dark, Physicians, for the tree, have found the bark : They, labouring for relief of...
Page 384 - I care not, fortune, what you me deny : You cannot rob me of free nature's grace ; You cannot shut the windows of the sky, Through which Aurora shows her brightening face ; You cannot bar my constant feet to trace The woods and lawns, by living stream, at eve Let health my nerves and finer fibres brace, And I their toys to the great children leave : Of fancy, reason, virtue, nought can me bereave.

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