Warwick's Spare Minutes

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Baldwyn, 1821 - 120 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 104 - As oft as I hear the robin-redbreast chant it as cheerfully in September, the beginning of winter, as in March, the approach of the summer, why should not we (think I) give as cheerful entertainment to the hoary, frosty hairs of our age's winter as to the primroses of our youth's spring...
الصفحة 12 - There is nothing more certaine than death, nothing more uncertaine than the time of dying. I will therefore be prepared for that at all times, which may come at any time, must come at one time or another. I shall not hasten my death by being still ready, but sweeten it. It makes me not die the sooner, but the better, p.
الصفحة 105 - And, since the Roman's constancy is so commended, who changed not his countenance with his changed fortunes, why should not I, with a Christian resolution, hold a steady course in all weathers, and though I be forced with cross winds to shift my sails and catch at side winds, yet skilfully to steer, and keep on my course by the
الصفحة 27 - Whilst the sap of maintenance lasts, my friends swarm in abundance; but in the winter of my need, they leave me naked. He is a happy man that hath a true friend at his need ; but he is more truly happy that hath no need of his friend.
الصفحة 8 - tis not enough : why do I not make it more ? He ne're was so good as he should be, that doth not strive to be better than he is : He never will be better than he is, that doth not feare to be worse than he was.
الصفحة 102 - As it is never too soon to be good, so is it never too late to amend : I will therefore neither neglect the time present, nor despair of the time past. If I had been sooner good, I might perhapg have been better : if I am longer bad I shall (I am sure) be worse.
الصفحة 14 - I will learne to bee truely contented here with what I have. What care I though I have not much, I have as much as I desire, if I have as much as I want ; I have as much as the most, if I have as much as I desire, p.
الصفحة 93 - ... beake of his powerful prosperity cutteth the waves and ploweth through the prease of the vulgar, and scorneth to feare some remora at his keele below, or any crosse winds from above, and yet to-morrow, on some storms of unexpected disfavour, springs a leake in his honour, and sinkes on the Syrtes of disgrace, or dashed against the rocks of displeasure, is splitted and wrack'd in the Caribdis of infamy, and so concludes his voyage in misery and misfortune, p.
الصفحة 18 - God in heart, when, in his mouth, there is no God mentioned ; the hypocrite hath God often in his mouth, when the foole hath said, in his heart, there is no God.
الصفحة 29 - ... at night ? Why should we not as well awake to our resurrection, as in the morning ? I see night is rather an intermission of day than a deprivation ; and death rather borrows our life of us than robs us of it.

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