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Pagina 292 - The carpenter stretcheth out his rule, he marketh it out with a line, he fitteth it with planes, and he marketh it out with the compass, and maketh it after the figure of a man, according to the beauty of a man; that it may remam in the house.
Pagina 275 - tis too horrible ! The weariest and most loathed worldly life, That age, ache, penury, and imprisonment Can lay on nature, is a paradise To what we fear of death.
Pagina 293 - He burneth part thereof in the fire ; with part thereof he eateth flesh ; he roasteth roast, and is satisfied : yea, he warmeth himself, and saith, Aha, I am warm, I have seen the fire : — and the residue thereof he maketh a god, even his graven image : he falleth down unto it and worshippeth, and prayeth unto it, and saith, Deliver me ; for thou art my god...
Pagina 43 - I SAW thee weep — the big bright tear Came o'er that eye of blue; And then methought it did appear A violet dropping dew...
Pagina 215 - The brave Almanzor, to whose arms we owe All that we did, and all that we shall do; Who, like a tempest, that outrides the wind, Made a just battle ere the bodies joined.
Pagina 282 - I thought of Chatterton, the marvellous Boy, The sleepless Soul that perished in his pride; Of Him who walked in glory and in joy Following his plough, along the mountain-side : By our own spirits are we deified : We poets in our youth begin in gladness; But thereof come in the end despondency and madness.
Pagina 162 - In comparing those two writers, he used this expression; 'that there was as great a difference between them as between a man who knew how a watch was made, and a man who could tell the hour by looking on the dial-plate.
Pagina 214 - To see this fleet upon the ocean move, Angels drew wide the curtains of the skies; And heaven, as if there wanted lights above, For tapers made two glaring comets rise.
Pagina 215 - Great and high, The world knows only two, that's Rome and I. My roof receives me not ; 'tis air I tread ; And, at each step, I feel my advanced head Knock out a star in heaven...
Pagina 39 - The shore to which their shiver'd sail shall never stretch again. Then the mortal coldness of the soul like death itself comes down; It cannot feel for others...

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