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Página vi - The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel ; But do not dull thy palm with entertainment Of each new-hatch'd, unfledg'd comrade. Beware Of entrance to a quarrel, but being in, Bear 't that the opposed may beware of thee.
Página 13 - Good name in man and woman, dear my lord, Is the immediate jewel of their souls : Who steals my purse, steals trash ; 'tis something, nothing ; 'Twas mine, 'tis his, and has been slave to thousands : But he that filches from me my good name Robs me of that which not enriches him, And makes me poor indeed, Oth.
Página 186 - And bade me, if I had a friend that loved her, I should but teach him how to tell my story, And that would woo her. Upon this hint I spake; She loved me for the dangers I had passed, And I loved her that she did pity them.
Página 122 - ... there's a divinity that shapes our ends, rough hew them how we will.
Página 90 - Near yonder copse, where once the garden smiled, And still where many a garden flower grows wild ; There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wished to change, his place.
Página 73 - We fail ! But screw your courage to the sticking-place, And we'll not fail.
Página 22 - I'll read the writing. Ml that glisters is not gold, Often have you heard that told : Many a man his life hath sold, But my outside to behold : Qilded tombs do worms infold.
Página 57 - We are happy to have it in our power to state, that the objects of his most sedulous care are of the softer sex.
Página 95 - Give sorrow words; the grief that will not speak, Whispers the o'erfraught heart, and bids it break.
Página 54 - I fell into a deep sleep, from which I did not awake till about sunrise, when I was startled by shrieks, and shouts, and the firing of guns.

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