The Student, Or, The Oxford and Cambridge Monthly Miscellany. Vol. I.[-II.]., Volume 1

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Christopher Smart
J. Newbery in St. Paul's Church Yard, London; J. Barrett in Oxford; and J. Merrill in Cambridge., 1750 - College students' writings, English

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Page 341 - Marvellous things did he in the sight of their fathers, in the land of Egypt, in the field of Zoan.
Page 340 - And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it was well watered every where, before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto Zoar.
Page 193 - Skill'd every soft attraction to employ, Each flattering hope, and each alluring joy; I own your genius, and from you receive The rules of pleasing, which to you I give.
Page 31 - Not fond of life, but yet content to be : Here mark the fleeting hours ; regret the paft ; And ferioufly prepare, to meet the laft.
Page 103 - O'er the costly cups Of riot-stirring wine, unwholesome draught, Let Pride's loose sons prolong the wasteful night ; My sober evening let the Tankard bless, With toast embrown'd, and fragrant nutmeg fraught, While the rich draught with oft-repeated whiffs Tobacco mild improves. Divine...
Page 64 - For great men want not, what to give, but how. The race of men that follow courts, 'tis true, Think all they get, and more than all, their due ; Still...
Page 103 - Each thought subsides, and sweet oblivion wraps My peaceful brain, as if the leaden rod Of magic Morpheus o'er mine eyes had shed Its opiate influence.
Page 395 - To draw the Eye, or to allure the Heart, Poor were the Praife in Fortune to excel, Yet want the Way to ufe that Fortune well.
Page 82 - King having folemnly engaged in the terms required, DOWNING proceeded, and told, that his mafter the Ufurper, being now at peace with the Dutch, and the States fo...
Page 136 - He is defpifed and rejected of men ; a Man of forrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from Him ; He was defpifed, and we efteemed Him not.

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