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Oxford University Press, 1915
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Página 379 - Heber's wife, took a nail of the tent, and took an hammer in her hand, and went softly unto him [Sisera], and smote the nail into his temples, and fastened it into the ground : for he was fast asleep and weary. So he died.
Página 407 - of Jan. MDCCXC., a victim to the perilous and benevolent attempt to ascertain the cause of, and find an efficacious remedy for, the Plague. He trod an open, but unfrequented path to immortality, in the ardent and unremitted exercise of Christian charity. May this tribute to his fame excite an emulation of his truly glorious achievements.
Página 386 - Art and Nature through, As by their choice collections may appear Of what is rare in Land, in Sea, in Air. Whilst they (as Homer's Iliad in a nut ) A world of wonders in one closet shut. These famous Antiquarians that had been Both gardeners to the Rose and
Página 48 - Therefore are feasts so solemn and so rare, Since, seldom coming, in the long year set, Like stones of worth they thinly placed are, Or captain jewels in the carcanet.
Página 452 - with a worm at one end, and a fool at the other.' "If, however, the poor angler should feel sore at the wit, he might, in his turn (if scavenger enough to descend to verbal criticism), have a
Página 48 - ruffians in their hire, Cause war to rage, and blood around to pour : Of this sad work when each begins to tire, They set them down just where they were before Till for new scenes of woe peace
Página 141 - ii. (which is, by the way, almost a literal transcript of another passage from Gynecia's speech at the beginning of Book II. of the ' Arcadia ') :—• Virtue, where art thou hid ? what hideous thing Is it that doth eclipse thee ? Or is it true
Página 386 - beneath this stone Lye John Tradescant, grandsire, father, son. The last dy'd in his spring ; the other two Liv'd till they had travelled Art and Nature through, As by their choice collections may appear Of what is rare in Land, in Sea, in Air. Whilst they (as Homer's
Página 327 - Wilberforce's Diary :— 1788. At length, I well remember, after a conversation with Mr. Pitt in the open air at Holwood, just above the steep descent into the Vale of Keston, I resolved to give notice on a fit occasion in the House of
Página 126 - that mocks me with the view ; That like the circle bounding earth and skies. Allures from far, yet, as I follow, flies.

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