Aldersleigh, Volume 2;Volume 238


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Pagina 209 - Even so doth God protect us if we be Virtuous and wise. Winds blow, and waters roll, Strength to the brave, and power, and deity, Yet in themselves are nothing...
Pagina 39 - All that this world is proud of. From their spheres The stars of human glory are cast down ; Perish the roses and the flowers of kings, Princes, and emperors, and the crowns and palms Of all the mighty, withered and consumed ! Nor ¡в power given to lowliest innocence Long to protect her own.
Pagina 191 - Long may thy hardy sons of rustic toil Be blest with health, and peace, and sweet content! And oh ! may Heaven their simple lives prevent From luxury's contagion, weak and vile ! Then, howe'er crowns and coronets be rent, A virtuous populace may rise the while, And stand a wall of fire around their much-loved Isle. O Thou! who pour'd the patriotic tide That stream'd thro...
Pagina 189 - To be true and just in all my dealing. To bear no malice nor hatred in my heart. To keep my hands from picking and stealing, and my tongue from evil speaking, lying, and slandering. To keep my body in temperance, soberness, and chastity. Not to covet nor desire other men's goods.
Pagina 53 - Not fleshly weeping for our own-made woes, Not laughing from a melancholy gall, Not hating from a soul that overflows With bitterness, breathed out from inward thrall; But sweetly rather to ease, to loose or bind, As need requires, this frail fall'n human kind.
Pagina 83 - I had rather believe all the fables in the legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind; and, therefore, God never wrought miracle to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it.
Pagina 52 - Fulke Greville, servant to Queen Elizabeth, counsellor to King James, and friend to Sir Philip Sidney.
Pagina 209 - Our indiscretion sometimes serves us well, "When our deep plots do pall:* and that should teach us. There's a divinity that shapes our ends, Bough-hew them how we will.
Pagina 162 - ... that one may as well be hung for a sheep as a lamb.
Pagina 53 - THE chief use then in man of that he knows, Is his painstaking for the good of all, Not fleshly weeping for our own made woes, Not laughing from a melancholy gall, Not hating from a soul that overflows With bitterness, breath'd out from inward thrall ; " But sweetly rather to ease, loose, or bind, As need requires, this frail, fall'n humankind.

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