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Page 128 - Themistocles, to throw myself upon the hospitality of the British people. I put myself under the protection of their laws, which I claim from your royal highness, as the most powerful, the most constant, and the most generous of my enemies.
Page 101 - ... heels — crouching every now and then as if to measure the distance and strength of his enemies. This is the moment to shoot him fairly in the forehead, or some other mortal part. If they continue to wound him ineffectually till he waxes furious and desperate, or if the horses, startled by his terrific roar, grow frantic with terror and burst loose, the business becomes rather serious, and may end in mischief, especially if all the party are not men of courage, coolness, and experience.
Page 86 - And, as the Cretan labyrinth of old, With wandering ways, and many a winding fold, Involved the weary feet, without redress, In a round error, which denied recess ; So fought the Trojan boys in warlike play, Turn'd and return'd, and still a different way.
Page 73 - Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the Lord.' For he shall be like the heath in the desert, and shall not see when good cometh; but shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, in a salt land and not inhabited.
Page 64 - Obeyed the summons : earth grew near to God. The piety of ages is around. Many the heart that has before yon cross Laid down the burden of its many cares. And felt a joy that is not of this world : There are both sympathy and warning here.
Page 57 - The Tyrians, landing near this holy ground, And digging here, a prosperous omen found : From under earth a courser's head they drew, Their growth and future fortune to foreshow. This fated sign their foundress Juno gave Of a soil fruitful and a people brave.