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الصفحة 148 - Where slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. To Be, contents his natural desire, He asks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire; But thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company.
الصفحة 319 - ... which broke their waves and turned them into foam. And sometimes I beguiled time by viewing the harmless lambs ; some leaping securely in the cool shade, whilst others sported themselves in the cheerful sun ; and saw others craving comfort from the swollen udders of their bleating dams.
الصفحة 307 - You see the ways the fisherman doth take To catch the fish ; what engines doth he make ! Behold how he engageth all his wits ; Also his snares, lines, angles, hooks, and nets ; Yet fish there be, that neither hook nor line, Nor snare, nor net, nor engine can make thine : They must be groped for, and be tickled too, Or they will not be catch'd, whate'er you do.
الصفحة 319 - ... which broke their waves, and turned them into foam : and sometimes I beguiled time by viewing the harmless lambs, some leaping securely in the cool shade, whilst others sported themselves in the cheerful sun ; and saw others craving comfort from the swollen udders of their bleating dams.
الصفحة 281 - Plate is run for shall have the power to order an examination of the horse's mouth by competent persons, and to call for all such evidence as...
الصفحة 263 - Course (about one mile and three quarters) : the owner of the second horse to receive 100 sovs. out of the Stakes.
الصفحة 111 - Birt, who resided among them and wrote in the year seventeen hundred and twenty-five, relates that he has seen the places which they occupied, and which were known by being free from the snow that deeply covered the ground, except where the heat of their bodies had melted it. The same writer represents a chief as giving offence to his clan by his degeneracy in forming the snow into a pillow before he lay down.
الصفحة 110 - ... the habit of concentrating their affections within the narrow precincts of their own glens or the limited circle of their own kinsmen — and the necessity of union and self-dependence in all difficulties and dangers, combined to form a peculiar and original character. A certain romantic sentiment, the offspring of deep and cherished feeling, strong attachment to their country and...
الصفحة 27 - ... fill up to the brim, We'll drink, if we die for't, a bumper to him.
الصفحة 312 - J'avance, l'oiseau part; le plomb, que l'œil conduit, Le frappe dans les airs au moment qu'il s'enfuit ; II tourne, en expirant, sur ses ailes tremblantes; Et le chaume est jonché de ses plumes sanglantes.

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