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Page 235 - Neither a borrower nor a lender be ; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.
Page 63 - At the end of the seventeenth, and beginning of the eighteenth centuries...
Page 180 - March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb, A bushel of March dust is worth a king's ransom.
Page 9 - WHEN all was wrapt in dark midnight, And all were fast asleep, In glided Margaret's grimly ghost, And stood at William's feet.
Page 54 - What a genius! what a vigour! what a bright-eyed intelligence and observation! what a wholesome hatred for meanness and knavery! what a vast sympathy! what a cheerfulness! what a manly relish of life! what a love of human kind! what a poet is here! — watching, meditating, brooding, creating!
Page 152 - Could we obtain a distinct and full history of all that hath passed in the mind of a child, from the beginning of life and sensation, till it grows up to the use of reason ; how its infant faculties began to work, and how they brought forth and ripened all the various notions, opinions, and sentiments, which we find in ourselves when we come to be capable of reflection ; this would be a treasure of natural history, which would probably give more light into the human faculties than all the systems...
Page 233 - The first o' them was wind and weet, The second o' them was snaw and sleet, The third o' them was sic a freeze, It froze the birds
Page 134 - James I, Charles I, Charles II, James II, William and Mary, Anne, George I, George II, George III, George IV, William IV, Victoria, Edward VII, George V, Edward VIII, George VI, Elizabeth II and Charles III. In the mnemonic, "Triple-E" stands for Edward I, II and III and "grateful for" represents the first four Georges.
Page 30 - The old fellow was something of a herald, and drew in his books what he held to be his coat. After his death, all that could be stuffed into a large chest were put away in a garret ; but a few favourites, and The Boke among them, remained on the shelves of the kitchen for years, till his son's widow grew so stalled of dusting them that she determined to sell them.