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الصفحة 203 - That which the palmerworm hath left hath the locust eaten; and that which the locust hath left hath the cankerworm eaten; and that which the cankerworm hath left hath the caterpillar eaten.
الصفحة 28 - Your mind is tossing on the ocean ; There, where your argosies with portly sail. Like signiors and rich burghers on the flood, Or, as it were, the pageants of the sea, Do overpeer the petty traffickers, That curtsy to them, do them reverence, As they fly by them with their woven wings.
الصفحة 191 - Why should a man be sensible of the sting of a reproach, who is a stranger to the guilt that is implied in it ? or subject himself to the penalty, when he knows he has never committed the crime ? This is a piece of fortitude which every one owes to his own innocence, and without which it is impossible for a man of any merit or figure to live at peace with himself, in a country that abounds with wit and liberty.
الصفحة 174 - And chose me for an humble friend : Would take me in his coach to chat, And question me of this and that ; As, 'What's o'clock?
الصفحة 72 - My meat shall all come in, in Indian shells, Dishes of agate, set in gold, and studded With emeralds, sapphires, hyacinths, and rubies, The tongues of carps, dormice, and camels...
الصفحة 72 - I'll go look A little, how it heightens. [Exit. Mam. Do. — My shirts I'll have of taffeta-sarsnet, soft and light As cobwebs; and for all my other raiment, It shall be such as might provoke the Persian, Were he to teach the world riot anew. My gloves of fishes' and birds' skins, perfumed With gums of paradise, and eastern air — Sur.
الصفحة 14 - Now look and see in yonder throne, How all those beams are cast from one! This is that orb so bright, Has kept your wonder so awake ; Whence you as from a mirror take The sun's reflected light. Read him as you would do the book Of all perfection, and but look What his proportions be; No measure that is thence contrived, Or any motion thence derived, But is pure harmony.
الصفحة 257 - What is there in France to be learned more than in England, but falsehood in friendship, perfect slovenry, and to love no man but for my pleasure ? I have known some that have continued there by the space of half a dozen years, and when they...
الصفحة 2 - ... in loose tracts and single pieces. We do not expect to meet with ^ any thing in a bulky volume, till after some heavy preamble, and several words of course to prepare the reader for what follows : nay, authors have established it as a kind of rule that a man...
الصفحة 3 - I am amazed that the press should be only made use of in this way by newswriters, and the zealots of parties ; as if it were not more advantageous to mankind, to. be instructed in wisdom and virtue, than in politics; and to be made good fathers, husbands and sons, than counsellors and statesmen.

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