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Pagina 83 - And rise to faults true critics dare not mend. From vulgar bounds with brave disorder part. And snatch a grace beyond the reach of art, Which, without passing through the judgment, gains The heart, and all its end at once attains.
Pagina 106 - Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the...
Pagina 92 - Pour round her path a stream of living light ; And gild those pure and perfect realms of rest, Where virtue triumphs, and her sons are blest ! SAMUEL ROGERS.
Pagina 115 - Her feet beneath her petticoat Like little mice stole in and out, As if they feared the light: But, oh ! she dances such a way— No sun upon an Easter day Is half so fine a sight.
Pagina 117 - Her voice was ever soft, Gentle, and low, — an excellent thing in woman.
Pagina 99 - Ward has no heart, they say ; but I deny it. He has a heart, and gets his speeches by it.
Pagina 22 - Better a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.
Pagina 324 - A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet; A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food, For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears, and smiles.
Pagina 23 - Was this then the fate of that high-gifted man, " The pride of the palace, the bower and the hall, " The orator, — dramatist, — minstrel, — who ran " Through each mode of the lyre, and was master of all...
Pagina 104 - Do what he will, he cannot realize Half he conceives — the glorious vision flies. Go where he may, he cannot hope to find The truth, the beauty pictured in his mind.