Critical and Miscellaneous Essays: To which are Added a Few Poems, Band 2

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J. Munroe, 1845 - 563 Seiten
 

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Seite 207 - I' the commonwealth I would by contraries Execute all things ; for no kind of traffic Would I admit ; no name of magistrate ; Letters should not be known : riches, poverty, And use of service, none ; contract, succession, Bourn, bound of land, tilth, vineyard, none : No use of metal, corn, or wine, or oil : No occupation ; all men idle, all ; And women too ; but innocent and pure : No sovereignty : — Seb.
Seite 207 - Treason, felony, Sword, pike, knife, gun, or need of any engine Would I not have ; but nature should bring forth Of its own kind, all foison, all abundance, To feed my innocent people.
Seite 210 - Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep ; so shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.
Seite 404 - That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished"?
Seite 460 - I had rather believe all the fables in the legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind ; and, therefore, God never wrought miracle to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it.
Seite 318 - Westward the course of empire takes its way ; The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day — Time's noblest offspring is the last.
Seite 248 - WHILE, lost to all his former mirth, Britannia's genius bends to earth, And mourns the fatal day : While stain'd with blood he strives to tear Unseemly from his sea-green hair The wreaths of cheerful May...
Seite 210 - She riseth while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household, and a portion to her maidens. She maketh herself coverings of tapestry, her clothing is silk and purple. Strength and honour are in her clothing, and she shall rejoice in time to come.
Seite 317 - Ancient learning, exact science, polished society, modern literature, and the fine arts, contributed to adorn and enrich the mind of this accomplished man. All his contemporaries agreed with the satirist in ascribing To Berkeley every virtue under heaven.
Seite 58 - J'écoute avec attention ; je n'entends plus rien ; je crois que c'est un songe. Mais un instant après mon oreille fut frappée du son du même instrument et de la même voix qui chantait les vers suivants : Ay de mi ! un ano felice Parece un soplo ligero ; Pero sin dicha, un instante Es un siglo de tormento.

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