An Essay on the Archæology of Our Popular Phrases and Nursery Rhymes: Supplement

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Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Company, 1840 - English language
 

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Page 39 - I'll tell you, friend! a wise man and a fool. You'll find, if once the monarch acts the monk, Or, cobbler-like, the parson will be drunk, Worth makes the man, and want of it, the fellow; The rest is all but leather or prunella.
Page 129 - The hog, that plows not, nor obeys thy call, Lives on the labours of this lord of all. Know, nature's children all divide her care; The fur that warms a monarch, warm'da bear. While man exclaims, ' See all things for my use !
Page 149 - Assemble, and harangues are heard ; but soon In factious opposition ; till at last Of middle age one rising, eminent In wise deport, spake much of right and wrong, Of justice, of religion, truth, and peace, And judgment from above...
Page 175 - From lowest place when virtuous things proceed, The place is dignified by the doer's deed...
Page 39 - How oft the sight of means to do ill deeds Makes deeds ill done '. Hadst not thou been by, A fellow by the hand of nature mark'd, Quoted and sign'd to do a deed of shame, This murder had not come into my mind ; But taking note of thy...
Page 158 - Would to God we had died by the hand of the LORD in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the flesh pots, and when we did eat bread to the full : for ye have brought us forth into this wilderness, to kill this whole assembly with hunger.
Page 208 - And God heard the voice of the lad; and the angel of God called to Hagar out of heaven, and said unto her, What aileth thee, Hagar ? fear not; for God hath heard the voice of the lad where he is. Arise, lift up the lad, and hold him in thine hand; for I will make him a great nation.
Page 18 - Whose ever-brandish'd sword is sheath'd in blood : About her Hate, Wrath, War, and Slaughter sweat, Bathing their hot limbs in life's precious flood. There rude, impetuous Rage does storm and fret : And there, as master of this murd'ring brood, Swinging a huge scythe, stands impartial Death, With endless business almost out of breath.
Page 104 - But truth supposes mankind; for whom and by whom alone the word is formed, and to whom only it is applicable. If no man, no truth. There is therefore no such thing as eternal, immutable, everlasting truth; unless mankind, such as they are at present, be also eternal, immutable, and everlasting.
Page 208 - That we call good, which is apt to cause or increase pleasure, or diminish pain in us; or else to procure or preserve us the possession of any other good, or absence of any evil. And on the contrary, we name that evil...

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