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Page 67 - And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labour, it is the gift of God.
Page 115 - Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men ; Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much ; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.
Page 115 - Where yet was ever found a mother, Who'd give her booby for another ? And should we change with human breed, Well might we pass for fools indeed.
Page 132 - But, withal, let my governor remember to what end his instructions are principally directed, and that he do not so much imprint in his pupil's memory the date of the ruin of Carthage, as the manners of Hannibal and Scipio; nor so much where Marcellus died, as why it was unworthy of his duty that he died there.
Page 74 - Proferpine for ever treads In paths unfeen, o'er our devoted heads ; And on the fpacious land, and liquid main, Spreads flow difeafe, or darts affliftive pain : Variety of deaths confirm her endlefs reign.
Page 60 - Deeper to wound, fhe fhuns the fight ; She drops her arms, to gain the field ; Secures her conqueft by her flight ; And triumphs, when fhe feems to yield. VIII. So, when the Parthian turn'd his fteed, And from the hoftile camp withdrew, With cruel fkill the backward reed He fcnt ; and, as he fled, he flew. SEEģ99 SEEING THE DUKE OF ORMOND'S PICTURE AT SIR GODFREY KNELLER'S.
Page 66 - Till pitying Nature figns the laft releafe, And bids afflicted worth retire to peace. But few there are whom hours like thefe await, Who fet unclouded in the gulphs of Fate. From Lydia's...
Page 74 - Too foon •Convinc'd, fhall yield that fleeting breath, Which play'd fo idly with the darts of death. Some from the ftranded veflel force their way ; Fearful of Fate, they meet it in the fea : Some who efcape the fury of the wave, Sicken on earth, and fink into a grave : In journies or at home, in war or peace, By hardfhips many, many fall by eafe. Each changing feafon does its poifon bring, Rheums chill the winter, agues blaft the fpring; Wet, dry, cold, hot, at the appointed hour, All aft fubfervient...
Page 6 - ... that his father had beaten his grandfather, and his grandfather his great grandfather ; and pointing to his son he said, ' This little fellow will beat me when he has grown to be a man : — it is a constitutional weakness in our family.