Every Saturday

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Houghton, 1873
 

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Pagina 239 - All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent Act, is founded on compromise and barter. We balance inconveniences; we give and take, we remit some rights that we may enjoy others, and we choose rather to be happy citizens than subtle disputants.
Pagina 238 - England ; and whether, as the Roman in days of old held himself free from indignity when he could say, " Civis Romanus sum," so also a British subject, in whatever land he may be, shall. feel confident that the watchful eye and the strong arm of England will protect him against injustice and wrong.
Pagina 193 - And honour not his father or his mother, he shall be free. Thus have ye made the commandment of God of none effect by your tradition.
Pagina 239 - To conclude, my lords, if the ministers thus persevere in misadvising and misleading the king, I will not say, that they can alienate the affections of his subjects from his crown ; but I will affirm, that they will make the crown not worth his wearing. I will not say that the king is betrayed ; but I will pronounce, that the kingdom is undone.
Pagina 303 - Till the High God behold it from beyond, And enter it, and make it beautiful? Or else as if the world were wholly fair, But that these eyes of men are dense and dim, And have not power to see it as it is...
Pagina 145 - Dream, which I had never seen before, nor shall ever again, for it is the most insipid ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life.
Pagina 277 - tis He alone Decidedly can try us, He knows each chord its various tone, Each spring its various bias : Then at the balance let's be mute, We never can adjust it; What's done we partly may compute, But know not what's resisted.
Pagina 191 - Thar in the drift, Back to the wall, He held the timbers Ready to fall; Then in the darkness I heard him call : " Run for your life, Jake ! Run for your wife's sake ! Don't wait for me.
Pagina 303 - O me! for why is all around us here As if some lesser god had made the world, But had not force to shape it as he would. Till the High God behold it from beyond, And enter it, and make it beautiful?
Pagina 145 - Their plays are now the most pleasant and frequent entertainments of the stage; two of theirs being acted through the year for one of Shakespeare's or Jonson's...

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