Miscellaneous Essays

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Carey & Hart, 1830 - African Americans - 472 pages
 

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Page 430 - At gaming, swearing ; or about some act That has no relish of salvation in't : Then trip him, that his heels may kick at heaven : And that his soul may be as damn'd, and black, As hell, whereto it goes.
Page 429 - Hamlet wrong'd Laertes ? Never Hamlet : If Hamlet from himself be ta'en away, And when he's" not himself does wrong Laertes, Then Hamlet does it not ; Hamlet denies it. Who does it, then ? His madness. If t be so, Hamlet is of the faction that is wrong'd ; His madness is poor Hamlet's enemy.
Page 157 - Alas ! alas ! Why, all the souls that were, were forfeit once; And He that might the vantage best have took, Found out the remedy: how would you be, If He, which is the top of judgment, should But judge you as you are ? O, think on that ; And mercy then will breathe within your lips, Like man new made.
Page 431 - Ere I could make a prologue to my brains, ® They had begun the play...
Page 418 - O God ! I could be bounded in a nut-shell, and count myself a king of infinite space, were it not that I have bad dreams.
Page 140 - December 16, 1793, on the privileges and restrictions of the commerce of the United States in foreign countries, pursuant to the resolution of the House of Representatives of February 23, 1791.
Page 432 - O, what a noble mind is here o'erthrown: The courtier's, soldier's, scholar's, eye, tongue, sword, The expectancy and rose of the fair state, The glass of fashion and the mould of form, The observ'd of all observers, quite, quite down.
Page 428 - Prompted to my revenge by heaven and hell, Must, like a whore, unpack my heart with words, And fall a-cursing, like a very drab, A scullion!
Page 270 - doing unto others as we would have others do unto us' applied to our lives and the resources of which, for a time, we are the custodians.
Page 426 - Haste me to know it, that I, with wings as swift As meditation, or the thoughts of love, May sweep to my revenge.

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