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Page 86 - The soul that sinneth, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the ininquity of the son: the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.
Page 286 - Shakespeare was inspiration indeed: he is not so much an imitator, as an instrument, of Nature; and 'tis not so just to say that he speaks from her, as that she speaks through him.
Page 471 - A dungeon horrible on all sides round, As one great furnace, flam'd; yet from those flames No light, but rather darkness visible Serv'd only to discover sights of woe...
Page 406 - With his back to the field, and his feet to the foe ! And leaving in battle no blot on his name, Look proudly to heaven from the death-bed of fame.
Page 56 - I thought that all things had been savage here ; And therefore put I on the countenance Of stern commandment. But whate'er you are That in this desert inaccessible, Under the shade of melancholy boughs, Lose and neglect the creeping hours of time ; If ever you have look'd on better days, If ever been where bells have knoll'd to church.
Page 470 - O God, if there be a God, save my soul, if I have a soul !' This was followed by a general laugh.
Page 93 - And it may justly be affirmed, without any danger of exaggeration, that we, in this island, have ever since enjoyed, if not the best system of government, at least the most entire system of liberty that ever was known amongst mankind.
Page 472 - Old wine to drink, old wood to burn, old books to read, and old friends to converse with.— Alfonso of CastUe.