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Σελίδα 177 - Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts; shut not thy merciful ears to our prayer; but spare us, Lord most holy, O God most mighty, O holy and merciful Saviour, thou most worthy Judge eternal, suffer us not, at our last hour, for any pains of death, to fall from thee.
Σελίδα 93 - JUST for a handful of silver he left us, Just for a riband to stick in his coat — Found the one gift of which fortune bereft us, Lost all the others she lets us devote ; They, with the gold to give, doled him out silver, So much was theirs who so little allowed : How all our copper had gone for his service ! Rags — were they purple, his heart had been proud...
Σελίδα 220 - Truly, good Christian Reader, we never thought from the beginning that we should need to make a new translation, nor yet to make of a bad one a good one...
Σελίδα 93 - We may live without poetry, music, and art ; We may live without conscience, and live without heart ; We may live without friends ; we may live without books ; But civilized man cannot live without cooks.
Σελίδα 50 - But his Fame is gone out like a Candle in a Snuff, and his Memory will always stink, which might have ever lived in honourable Repute, had not he been a notorious Traytor, and most impiously and villanously bely'd that blessed Martyr, King Charles the First.
Σελίδα 122 - Tis greatly wise to know before we're told The melancholy news that we grow old. Autumnal Lyce carries in her face Memento mori to each public place. O how your beating breast a mistress warms Who looks through spectacles to see your charms ! While rival undertakers hover round, And with his spade the sexton marks the ground, Intent not on her own, but others' doom, She plans new conquests and defrauds the tomb.
Σελίδα 87 - Handy Book of Rules and Tables for verifying Dates of Historical Events and of Public and Private Documents, Lon., 1866, 8vo; new eds., 1869, 1875.
Σελίδα 35 - We have secret and sure hints that a meeting of the Malignants takes place at Lowestoff on Tuesday. Now I want your aid ; so come with all speed on getting this, with your Troop ; and tell no one your route, but let me see you ere sundown. — From your Friend and Commandant, OLIVER CROMWELL. Auditor Squire had written in his Journal, now burnt :
Σελίδα 17 - Novel. REPORTS of the LEARNED SOCIETIES. AUTHENTIC ACCOUNTS of Scientific Voyages and Expeditions. CRITICISMS on Art, Music, and the Drama.
Σελίδα 115 - Correspondents on subjects relating to Literature, Science, and Art. BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICES of Distinguished Men. ORIGINAL POEMS and PAPERS. WEEKLY GOSSIP on Literature, Science, the Fine Arts, Music, and the Drama. THE...

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