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Page 205 - Yet, ere we part, one lesson I can leave you For every day. Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever ; Do noble things, not dream them, all day long : And so make life, death, and that vast for-ever One grand, sweet song.
Page 64 - Oh, the wild joys of living ! the leaping from rock up to rock, The strong rending of boughs from the fir-tree, the cool silver shock Of the plunge in a pool's living water, the hunt of the bear, And the sultriness showing the lion is couched in his lair. And the meal, the rich dates yellowed over with gold dust divine, And the...
Page 184 - Even so the tongue is a little member and boasteth great things. Behold how great a matter a little fire kindleth! And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity; so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.
Page 23 - There's statues gracing This noble place in — All heathen gods And nymphs so fair ; Bold Neptune, Plutarch, And Nicodemus, All standing naked In the open air ! So now to finish This brave narration.
Page 50 - I'll give you the soundest thrashing you ever had in your life.
Page 27 - ... just as if there were no such things in the world as daughters to be provided for; and he was perfectly content that it should be so.
Page 162 - This poem accompanied an address of congratulation to Her Majesty on the occasion of the...
Page 137 - Question — divide, bah ! bah ! the house divided. 192] [193 college of Physicians, and doomed ' him to two years' additional study, if he intended to try his fortune at the bar — and all this merely because he was not a member of the church of England, although his acquirements might be such as would reflect honour on any University in which he might graduate? With respect to the...

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