The Works, Volumen12

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1883

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Página 122 - So spake the false dissembler unperceived; For neither man nor angel can discern Hypocrisy, the only evil that walks Invisible, except to GOD alone, By His permissive will, through heav'n and earth: And oft, though wisdom wake, suspicion sleeps At wisdom's gate, and to simplicity Resigns her charge, while goodness thinks no ill Where no ill seems...
Página 312 - How's the wind ?' ' Whose chariot's that we left behind ?' Or gravely try to read the lines Writ underneath the country signs ; Or, ' Have you nothing new to-day From Pope, from Parnell, or from Gay ?' Such tattle often entertains My lord and me as far as Staines, As once a week we travel down To Windsor, and again to town, Where all that passes inter nos Might be proclaim'd at Charing-cross.
Página 141 - I, AB, do in the Presence of Almighty God promise, vow and protest, To maintain and defend as far as lawfully I may, with my life, power and estate, the True Reformed Protestant Religion, expressed in the Doctrine of the Church of England...
Página 313 - Faith, sir, you know as much as I." " Ah, Doctor, how you love to jest ! 'Tis now no secret" — I protest "Tis one to me — " Then tell us, pray, When are the troops to have their pay...
Página 439 - J shall ask, and you instruct me. See, the Muse unbars the gate ; Hark, the monkeys, how they prate ! All ye gods who rule the soul ! Styx, through Hell whose waters roll!
Página 311 - tis my first request.'— ' Be satisfied, I'll do my best:'— Then presently he falls to tease, - * ' You may for certain, if you please; I doubt not, if his lordship knew— And, Mr. Dean, one word from you.'— Tis (let me see) three years and more (October next it will be four) Since Harley bid me first attend, And chose me for an humble friend; Would take me in his coach to chat, And question me of this and that; As, 'What's o'clock!' and,
Página 24 - Orkneys, became a Judge of the Court of Session by the title of Lord Kinnedder, and died at Edinburgh in August, 1822.
Página 217 - The senseless plea of right by Providence Was, by a flattering priest, invented since; And lasts no longer than the present sway; But justifies the next who comes in play.
Página 310 - And take it kindly meant to show What I desire the world should know. I get a whisper, and withdraw, When twenty fools I never saw Come with petitions fairly penn'd, Desiring i would stand their friend.
Página 160 - And the men of Israel answered the men of Judah, and said, We have ten parts in the king, and we have also more right in David than ye: why then did ye despise us, that our advice should not be first had in bringing back our king?

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