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Page 674 - As I am an honest man, I thought you had received some bodily wound; there is more sense in that than in reputation. Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving.
Page 281 - Of whose wickedness even to this day the waste land that smoketh is a testimony, and plants bearing fruit that never come to ripeness: and a standing pillar of salt is a monument of an unbelieving soul.
Page 417 - American liberty, that all men are born free and equal, and have an inalienable right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Page 287 - Let me pass through thy land. We will not turn into the fields, or into the vineyards. We will not drink of the waters of the well, but we will go along by the king's high way, until we be past thy borders.
Page 520 - Therefore his height was exalted above all the trees of the field, and his boughs were multiplied, and his branches became long because of the multitude of waters, when he shot forth.
Page 40 - Hardinge, a staff officer, who was near, attempted to take it off; but the dying man stopped him, saying, " It is as well as it is. I had rather it should go out of the field with me;" — and in that manner, so becoming to a soldier, Moore was borne from the fight.
Page 552 - Dolignan did the same, met and passed her many times on the parade, and searched for pity in her eyes, but found neither look nor recognition, nor any other sentiment; for all this she walked and walked, till all the other promenaders were tired and gone, — then her culprit summoned resolution, and, taking off his hat, with a voice for the first time tremulous, besought permission to address her.
Page 549 - ... whisper (the truth must be told) ; the one who got down at Slough, and was lost to posterity, bet ten pounds to three that he who was going down with us to Bath and immortality would not kiss either of the ladies opposite upon the road. " Done, done ! " Now I am sorry a man I have hitherto praised should have lent himself, even in a whisper, to such a speculation ; " but nobody is wise at all hours...