English Exercises: Adapted to the Grammar Lately Published by L. Murray ... Designed for the Benefit of Private Learners, as Well as for the Use of Schools

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Pennington & Gould, 1802 - English language - 159 pages
 

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Page 24 - be hated, needs but to be seen : Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. If nothing more than purpose in thy power, Thy purpose firm, is equal to the deed : Who does the best his circumstance allows, Does well, acts nobly ? angels could no more. In faith and hope the
Page 25 - One self-approving hour whole years outweighs Of stupid starers, and of loud huzzas ; And more true joy Marcellus exil'd feels, Than Ca;sar with a senate at his heels. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray ; Along the cool sequester'd vale of life, They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. What
Page 116 - Sacred substantial never-fading bliss If I am right thy grace impart Still in the right to stay If I am wrong O teach my heart To find that better way Save me alike from foolish pride Or impious discontent At aught thy wisdom has denied Or aught thy goodness lent
Page 117 - but serves the virtuous mind to wake As the small pebble stirs the peaceful lake The centre mov da circle strait succeeds Another still and still another spreads Friend parent neighbour first it will embrace His country next and next all human race Wide and more wide th
Page 24 - Who noble ends by noble means obtains,' Or failing, smiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. Our hearts are fasten'd to this world, By strong and endless ties ; But every sorrow cuts a string, And
Page 126 - And Bezaleel made the laver of brass, and the foot of it of brass, of the looking-glasses of the women. And in the lowest deep, a lower deep Still threat'ning to devour me, opens wide. sect. 7 Avoid all such words and phrases, as are not
Page 119 - Ten thousand thousand precious gifts My daily thanks employ Nor is the least a cheerful heart That tastes those gifts with joy Through ev ry period of my life Thy goodness
Page 115 - goose And just as short of reason he must fall Who thinks, all made for one not one for all Th Almighty from his throne on earth surveys Nought greater than an honest humble heart An humble heart his. residence pronounc d His second seat
Page 116 - See the sole bliss Heav n could on all bestow Which who but feels can taste but thinks can know Yet poor with fortune and with learning blind The bad must miss the good untaught will find Whatever is is right This world tis true Was made for
Page 117 - then this truth enough for man to know Virtue alone is happiness below And tastes the good without the fall to ill The only point where human bliss stands still Where only merit constant pay

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