Sailors and Saints: Or Matrimonial Manœvres

J. & J. Harper, 1829

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Pagina 68 - God in Externals could not place Content. Fortune her gifts may variously dispose, And these be happy call'd, unhappy those ; But...
Pagina 39 - Cassius' dagger through; See what a rent the envious Casca made: Through this the well-beloved Brutus stabbed; And as he plucked his cursed steel away, Mark how the blood of Caesar followed it, As rushing out of doors, to be resolved If Brutus so unkindly knocked, or no; For Brutus, as you know, was Caesar's angel: Judge, O you gods, how dearly Caesar loved him!
Pagina 95 - And let me the canakin clink, clink ; And let me the canakin clink : A soldier's a man ; A life's but a span ; Why then let a soldier drink.
Pagina 9 - Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream : The genius, and the mortal instruments, Are then in council; and the state of man, Like to a little kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection.
Pagina 77 - Ah! then and there was hurrying to and fro, And gathering tears, and tremblings of distress, And cheeks all pale, which but an hour ago Blushed at the praise of their own loveliness; And there were sudden partings, such as press The life from out young hearts, and choking sighs Which ne'er might be repeated...
Pagina 69 - STERNHOLD and Hopkins had great qualms, When they translated David's Psalms, To make the heart full glad : But had it been poor David's fate To hear thee sing, and them translate, By Jove, 'twould have made him mad. Rhyme to Lisbon. By the same. • HERE'S a health to Kate, Our Sovereign's mate, Of the Royal House of Lisbon : But the devil take Hyde, And the Bishop beside That made her bone of his bone.
Pagina 140 - Therefore, if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see fortune: for though she be blind, yet she is not invisible. The way of fortune is like the milky way in the sky ; which is a meeting or knot of a number of small stars, not seen asunder, but giving light together. So are there a number of little and scarce discerned virtues, or rather faculties and customs, that make men fortunate.
Pagina 142 - But Juan had got many things to leave, His mother, and a mistress, and no wife, So that he had much better cause to grieve Than many persons more advanced in life ; And if we now and then a sigh must heave At quitting even those we quit in strife, No doubt we weep for those the heart endears...
Pagina 140 - IT cannot be denied but outward accidents conduce much to fortune : favour, opportunity, death of others, occasion fitting virtue. But chiefly, the mould of a man's fortune is in his own hands.
Pagina 23 - Admiralty, that the approach of the equinoctial new moon rendering it unsafe to proceed immediately out of the Chesapeake with the combined expedition, to act upon the plans which had been concerted prevj.

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