Guy Mannering, Or, The Astrologer, Volume 3

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James Ballantyne and Company For Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London; and Archibald Constable and Company Edinburgh., 1815 - Astrologers - 358 pages

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Page 133 - Ecstasy! My pulse, as yours, doth temperately keep time, And makes as healthful music. It is not madness That I have utter'd : bring me to the test, And I the matter will re-word, which madness Would gambol from.
Page 76 - A prison is a house of care, A place where none can thrive, A touchstone true to try a friend, A grave for one alive. Sometimes a place of right, Sometimes a place of wrong, Sometimes a place of rogues and thieves, And honest men among.
Page 39 - I'll see their trial first : — Bring in the evidence. — Thou robed man of justice, take thy place;— [To EDGAR. And thou, his yoke-fellow of equity, [To the Fool. Bench by his side: — You are of the commission, Sit you too.
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Page 33 - I remember the tune well,' he says, 'though I cannot guess what should at present so strongly recall it to my memory.' He took his flageolet from his pocket and played a simple melody. Apparently the tune awoke the corresponding associations of a damsel.

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