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Page 227 - How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest ! When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallowed mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. By fairy hands their knell is rung ; By forms unseen their dirge is sung : There Honour comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay ; And Freedom shall awhile repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there ! TO MERCY.
Page 274 - Is not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me : if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right ; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.
Page 140 - Therefore was the wrath of the LORD kindled against his people, insomuch that he abhorred his own inheritance.
Page 271 - ... strictly speaking) there is no foundation in nature or in natural law, why a set of words upon parchment should convey the dominion of land...
Page 284 - ... openly and humbly kneeling, being ungirt, uncovered, and holding up his hands both together between those of the lord, who...
Page 282 - that the king is the universal lord and original proprietor of all the lands in his kingdom, and that no man doth or can possess any part of it, but what has mediately or immediately been derived as a gift from him, to be held upon feudal services.
Page 81 - His Majefty went to the Houfe of Peers, and gave the royal aflent to the following bills, viz. The bill for puniihing mutiny and defertion, and for the better payment of the army and their quarters.
Page 271 - ... from a determinate spot of ground, because his father had done so before him ; or why the occupier of a particular field or of a jewel, when lying on his death-bed, and no longer able to maintain possession, should be entitled to tell the rest of the world which of them should enjoy it after him.