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Page 399 - O 4 fecretly, fecretly, or by the favour of a humane fuperior, been able to procure as much money as may enable them to purchafe their freedom, have alfo the good luck to live under a fuperior who is equitable enough to free them for the fum they offer. Such perfons, and their...
Page 533 - ... horfes ; I hope you will then think your own cafe not uncommon, but .will be contented to go home, and look upon your own wife as no worfe than her neighbours. If, on the other hand, your horfes are gone firft, I will take my daughter home again, and you fhall keep her fortune.
Page 6 - ... carving curioufly wrought, and over the canopy is affixed the banner or arms of each Knight properly blazoned on filk, and on the back of the flails are the titles of the Knights, with their arms neatly engraved and blazoned on copper.
Page 184 - Yearly in our course returning, Messengers of shortest stay ; Thus we preach this truth concerning, Heav'n and earth shall pass away. On the tree of life eternal, Man, let all thy hopes be staid ; Which alone, for ever vernal, Bears a leaf that shall not fade.
Page 184 - Tis, alas ! the truth we tell. Virgins, much, too much presuming On your boasted white and" red, View us, late in beauty blooming, Number'd now among the dead. Griping misers, nightly waking, See the end of all your care ; Fled on wings of our own making, We have left our owners bare.
Page 302 - ... with hunger ; there are as many miserable in the lassitude of having nothing to do as there are of those bowed down to the earth with hard labour ; there are more persons who draw upon themselves calamity by following their own will than there are who experience it by obeying the will of another. Add to this, that the rich are so much afraid of dying they have no comfort in living.
Page 314 - It is immaterial, whether the physical causes that are to be enumerated act upon the moral faculty through the medium of the senses, the passions, the memory, or the imagination. Their influence is equally certain, whether they act as remote, predisposing, or occasional causes. 1. The effects of CLIMATE upon the moral faculty claim our first attention.
Page 184 - SEE the leaves around us falling, Dry and wither'd to the ground ; Thus to thoughtless mortals calling, In a sad and solemn sound.