The Marlburian

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Pagina 85 - Midst others of less note, came one frail Form. A phantom among men; companionless As the last cloud of an expiring storm Whose thunder is its knell...
Pagina 21 - ... are according to all the variety of occasions, advertisements, advices, directions, propositions, petitions, commendatory, expostulatory , satisfactory ; of compliment, of pleasure, of discourse, and all other passages of action. And such as are written from wise men, are of all the words of man, in my judgment, the best; for they are more natural than orations and public speeches, and more advised than conferences or present speeches.
Pagina 90 - Thy arts of building from the bee receive; Learn of the mole to plough, the worm to weave; Learn of the little Nautilus to sail, Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale.
Pagina 85 - A pard-like Spirit beautiful and swift — A Love in desolation masked ; — a Power Girt round with weakness ; — it can scarce uplift The weight of the superincumbent hour; It is a dying lamp, a falling shower, A breaking billow ; — even whilst we speak Is it not broken?
Pagina 84 - Teach us, sprite or bird, What sweet thoughts are thine: I have never heard Praise of love or wine That panted forth a flood of rapture so divine.
Pagina 22 - For now the Poet cannot die, Nor leave his music as of old, But round him ere he scarce be cold...
Pagina 72 - Lay long in bed, talking with pleasure with my poor wife, how she used to make coal fires, and wash my foul clothes with her own hand for me, poor wretch ! in our little room at my Lord Sandwich's ; for which 1 ought for ever to love and admire her, and do ; and persuade myself she would do the same thing again, if God should reduce us to it.
Pagina 73 - A great deal of company, and the weather and garden pleasant : and it is very pleasant and cheap going thither, for a man may go to spend what he will, or nothing, all is one.
Pagina 29 - Tempest the ocean: there leviathan Hugest of living creatures, on the deep Stretch'd like a promontory sleeps or swims, And seems a moving land; and at his gills Draws in, and at his trunk spouts out a sea.
Pagina 39 - See through this air, this ocean, and this earth, All matter quick, and bursting into birth! Above, how high progressive life may go ! Around, how wide ! how deep extend below ! Vast chain of being!

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