A Commonplace Book of Thoughts, Memories, and Fancies: Original and Selected ...

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Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1855 - 371 pagina's

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Pagina 81 - It is a shameful and unblessed thing to take the scum of people, and wicked condemned men, to be the people with whom you plant; and not only so, but it spoileth the plantation; for they will ever live like rogues, and not fall to work, but be lazy, and do mischief, and spend victuals, and be quickly weary, and then certify over to their country to the discredit of the plantation.
Pagina 85 - Who, doomed to go in company with Pain And Fear and Bloodshed (miserable train!), Turns his necessity to glorious gain; In face of these doth exercise a power Which is our human nature's highest dower; Controls them and subdues, transmutes, bereaves Of their bad influence and their good receives...
Pagina 23 - A single life doth well with churchmen, for charity will hardly water the ground where it must first fill a pool.
Pagina 342 - And she said unto him, My father, if thou hast opened thy mouth unto the LORD, do to me according to that which hath proceeded out of thy mouth; forasmuch as the LORD hath taken vengeance for thee of thine enemies, even of the children of Ammon.
Pagina 265 - The crow doth sing as sweetly as the lark, When neither is attended ; and, I think, The nightingale, if she should sing by day, When every goose is cackling, would be thought No better a musician than the wren.
Pagina 6 - Our Life is turned Out of her course, wherever Man is made An offering, or a sacrifice, a tool Or implement, a passive Thing employed As a brute mean, without acknowledgment Of common right or interest in the end; Used or abused, as selfishness may prompt.
Pagina 86 - Tis he whose law is reason, who depends Upon that law as on the best of friends ; Whence, in a state where men are tempted still To evil for a guard...
Pagina 185 - For rhetoric, he could not ope His mouth, but out there flew a trope ; And when he happened to break off I...
Pagina 207 - The day may come, when the rest of the animal creation may acquire those rights which never could have been withholden from them but by the hand of tyranny. The French have already discovered that the blackness of the skin is no reason why a human being should be abandoned without redress to the caprice of a tormentor. It may...
Pagina 226 - ... the proud knowledge of good and evil, with an intent in man to give law unto himself and to depend no more upon God's commandments, which was the form of the temptation.

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