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Page 375 - THE angel ended, and in Adam's ear So charming left his voice, that he a while Thought him still speaking, still stood fixed to hear...
Page 227 - For had ye believed Moses, ye would have believed me : for he wrote of me. But if ye believe not his writings, how shall ye believe my words?
Page 151 - Es trägt Verstand und rechter Sinn Mit wenig Kunst sich selber vor; Und wenn's euch Ernst ist, was zu sagen, Ist's nötig, Worten nachzujagen?
Page 108 - L'empire où sa vertu l'a fait seule arriver, Et qu'au prix de son sang, au péril de sa tête, II a fait de l'État une juste conquête; Mais que sans se noircir, il ne puisse quitter Le fardeau que sa main est lasse de porter, Qu'il accuse par là César de tyrannie, Qu'il approuve sa mort, c'est ce que je dénie.
Page 401 - Such grief was ours, — it seems but yesterday, — When in thy prime, wishing so much to stay, 'Twas thine, Maria, thine without a sigh At midnight in a sister's arms to die. Oh thou wert lovely; lovely was thy frame, And pure thy spirit as from heaven it came : And when recalled to join the blest above Thou diedst a victim to exceeding love, Nursing the young to health.
Page 419 - Was generous, noble, — noble in its scorn Of all things low or little ; nothing there Sordid or servile. If imagined wrongs Pursued thee, urging thee sometimes to do Things long regretted, oft, as many know, None more than I, thy gratitude would build On slight foundations : and, if in thy life Not happy, in thy death thou surely wert, Thy wish accomplished...
Page 223 - Judas then, having received a band .of men and officers from the chief priests and Pharisees, cometh thither with lanterns, and torches and weapons.
Page 377 - Lighter than air, Hope's summer visions die, If but a fleeting cloud obscure the sky; If but a beam of sober Reason play, Lo, Fancy's fairy frostwork melts away! But can the wiles of Art, the grasp of Power Snatch the rich relics of a well-spent hour...
Page 227 - And the Father himself, which hath sent me, hath borne witness of me. Ye have neither heard his voice at any time, nor seen his shape.
Page 278 - I become your man from this day forward [of life and limb, and of earthly worship,] and unto you shall be true and faithful, and bear to you faith for the tenements that I claim to hold of you, saving the faith that I owe unto our sovereign lord the king ; and then the lord, so sitting, shall kiss him.

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