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Page 371 - Is not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me : if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right ; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.
Page 445 - Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD.
Page 372 - Thanks, thanks to thee, my worthy friend, For the lesson thou hast taught ) Thus at the flaming forge of life Our fortunes must be wrought ; Thus on its sounding anvil shaped Each burning deed and thought.
Page 372 - Each evening sees it close ; Something attempted, something done, Has earned a night's repose.
Page 254 - That general knowledge which now circulates in common talk, was in his time rarely to be found. Men not professing learning were not ashamed of ignorance; and, in the female world, . any acquaintance with books was distinguished only to be censured.
Page 70 - History maketh a young man to be old without either wrinkles or gray hairs; privileging him with the experience of age, without either the infirmities or inconveniences thereof.
Page 154 - I was dead tired," said Forbes, from whose lips I had this story. "Not a word of my despatch was written, and I had news for which I knew the world was waiting — news on which the fate of an empire and the fortunes of half Europe depended. And it was as much as I could do to keep my eyes open, or sit up in the chair into which I had dropped.
Page 562 - But in Oliver's time, as I say, there was still belief in the judgments of God ; in Oliver's time, there was yet no distracted jargon of 'abolishing capital punishments,' of JeanJacques philanthropy, and universal rose-water in this world still so full of sin.
Page 163 - This folio of four pages, happy work ! Which not e'en critics criticise ; that holds Inquisitive attention, while I read, Fast bound in chains of silence, which the fair, Though eloquent themselves, yet fear to break; What is it, but a map of busy life, Its fluctuations, and its vast concerns ? Here runs the mountainous and craggy ridge, That tempts Ambition.