A Tale of the Times, المجلد 2

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الصفحة 1 - O how canst thou renounce the boundless store Of charms which Nature to her votary yields ! The warbling woodland, the resounding shore, The pomp of groves, and garniture of fields; All that the genial ray of morning gilds, And all that echoes to the song of even, All that the mountain's sheltering bosom shields, And all the dread magnificence of Heaven, O how canst thou renounce, and hope to be forgiven ? These charms shall work thy soul's eternal health, And love, and gentleness, and joy, impart.
الصفحة 289 - Pleasure's lying tales allur'd, From the bright sun and living breeze ye stray ; And, deep in London's gloomy haunts immur'd, Brood o'er your fortune's, freedom's, health's decay. O blind of choice and to yourselves untrue ! The young grove shoots, their bloom the fields renew, The...
الصفحة 275 - ... instructors of these times: should they hear, that law was branded as a vain and even unjust attempt to bring individual actions under the restrictions of general rule; that chastity was defined to mean only individuality of affection ; that religion was degraded into a sentimental effusion; and that these doctrines do not proceed from the pen of avowed profligates, but from persons apparently actuated by the desire of improving the happiness of the world: should, I say, generations yet unborn...
الصفحة 192 - For dignity compos'd and high exploit : But all was falfe and hollow ; though his tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worfe appear The better reafon, to perplex and dafh...
الصفحة 179 - In difcourfe more fweet,555 (For eloquence the foul, fong charms the fenfe,) Others apart fat on a hill retir'd, In thoughts more elevate? and reafon'd high Of providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate, Fix'd fate, free will, foreknowledge abfolute, 56o And found no end, in wand' ring mazes loft. Of good and evil much they argued then, Of happinefs and final mifery, Paffion and apathy, and glory
الصفحة 179 - Others apart fat on a hill retir'd, In thoughts more elevate, and reafon'd high, Of providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate ; Fix'd fate, free will, foreknowledge abfolut* ; 560 And found no end, in wandring mazes loft. Of good, and evil, much they argu'd then, Of happinefs, and final mifery, Paffion, and apathy, and glory...
الصفحة 199 - your grace' salutes their ear. Tis these that early taint the female soul. Instruct the eyes of young coquettes to roll. Teach infant cheeks a bidden blush to know.
الصفحة 192 - Heav'n ; he feemd For dignity compos'd and high exploit : But all was falfe and hollow ; though his Tongue Dropt Manna, and could make the worfe appear The...
الصفحة 1 - Oh. how can'st thou renounce the boundless store Of charms which Nature to her vot'ry yields? The warbling woodland, the resounding shore, The pomp of groves, and garniture of fields ; All that the genial ray of morning gilds, And all that echoes to the song of even ; All that the mountain's sheltering bosom shields, And all the dread magnificence of heaven — Oh, how can'st thou renounce, and hope to be forgiven...
الصفحة 263 - A mafter felf, that loves to domineer, And treat the monarch frankly as the flave. How doft thou light a torch to diftant deeds ? Make the paft, prefent ; and the future, frown ? How, ever and anon, awake the foul, As with a peal of thunder, to ftrange horrors, In this long reftlefs dream, which idiots hug, Nay, wife men flatter with the name of life ? ANTIGONUS.

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