Alicia de Lacy, by the author of 'The loyalists'.


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Pagina 252 - Avenge, O Lord, thy slaughter'd saints, whose bones Lie scatter'd on the Alpine mountains cold ; Ev'n them who kept thy truth so pure of old, When all our fathers worship'd stocks and stones, Forget not: in thy book record their groans.
Pagina 295 - hearts so touch'd, so pierc'd, so lost as mine. Ere such a soul regains its peaceful state, How often must it love, how often hate I How often hope, despair, resent, regret, Conceal,
Pagina 74 - with fins of lead, And hews down oaks with rushes. Hang ye ! — Trust ye? With every minute you do change a mind, And call
Pagina 148 - Lean not on earth, •twill pierce thce to the heart: A broken reed at best; but oft a spear. On its sharp point Peace bleeds, and Hope expires.
Pagina 21 - Nor peace nor ease the heart can know, Which, like the needle true, Turns at the touch of joy or woe, But, turning, trembles too. A
Pagina 165 - I dare not wait upon I would, like the poor cat i' the adage.
Pagina 1 - side, • Great Xerxes comes to seize the certain prey, "And starves exhausted regions in his way,; Attendant flattery counts his myriads o'er;
Pagina 187 - Tis dangerous when the baser nature comes Between the pass and fell incensed points Of mighty opposite.
Pagina 336 - And oft, though wisdom wake, suspicion sleeps At wisdom's gate, and to simplicity Resigns her charge, while
Pagina 333 - the sayings of another are esteemed, thine slighted ; others ask and obtain, thou beggest, and art refused; they are cried up, thou disgraced; and while they are employed, thou art laid by as fit for nothing; or an unworthy person commands thee, and rules thee

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