Select Prose Works, Volume 2

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Hatchard, 1836 - 2 pages
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Page 261 - Cain said unto the Lord : My iniquity is greater than I can bear: behold thou hast driven me this day from the face of the earth, and from thy face shall I be hid. " And when Esau heard the words of his father, he cried with an exceeding bitter cry, and said, Bless me, even me also, O my father;
Page 274 - of Death spread his wings in the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he passed; And the eyes of the sleepers waxed deadly and chill. And their hearts heaved but once, and for ever grew still!
Page 46 - Thammuz came next behind, Whose annual wound in Lebanon, allured The Syrian damsels to lament his fate, In amorous ditties all a summer's day, While smooth Adonis from his native rock Ran purple to the sea, supposed with blood Of Thammuz yearly wounded.
Page 16 - when comes such another ? 1 Pleb. Never, never; come, away, away ! We'll burn his body in the holy place, And with the brands fire all the traitors' houses. Take up the body. 2 Pleb. Go fetch fire. 3 Pleb. Pluck down benches. 4 Pleb. Pluck down forms, windows, any thing.
Page 16 - and new-planted orchards On that side Tiber : he hath left them you, And to your heirs for ever; common pleasures To walk abroad and recreate yourselves. Here was a Caesar ! when comes such another ? 1 Pleb. Never, never; come, away, away ! We'll burn his body in the holy place, And with the brands fire all the traitors
Page 16 - several man, seventy-five drachmas. 2 Pleb. Most noble Caesar ! we'll revenge his death. 3 Pleb. O royal Caesar ! Ant. Hear me with patience. All. Peace, ho! Ant. Moreover, he hath left you all his walks, His private arbors, and new-planted orchards On
Page 16 - You have forgot the will I told you of. All. Most true—the will—let's stay and hear the will. Ant. Here is the will, and under Caesar's seal. To every Roman citizen he gives, To
Page 1 - As a roaring lion and a raging bear, so is a wicked ruler over the poor people. The prince that wanteth understanding, is also a great oppressor; but he that hateth covetousness, shall prolong his days. A man that doth violence to the blood of any person, shall fly to the pit, let no man stay
Page 146 - The providence that's in a watchful state Knows almost every grain of Pluto's gold; Finds bottom in th' uncomprehensive deep; Keeps pace with thought; and almost like the gods, Does even our thoughts unveil in their dumb cradles!" In this way the Parliament learned to apprehend the pawning of the crown jewels in Holland, and issued an order declaring that
Page 93 - the dust destroy the diamond. With propositions daily they enchant My people's ears, such as do reason daunt, And the Almighty will not let me grant They promise to erect my royal stem, To make me great, t* advance my diadem, If I will first fall down, and worship them

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