The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including A Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, by James Boswell, 5. köide

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J. Murray, 1831
 

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Page 177 - Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye. And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfectness.
Page 198 - tis all a cheat; Yet, fooled with hope, men favour the deceit; Trust on, and think to-morrow will repay: To-morrow's falser than the former day; Lies worse, and, while it says, we shall be blest With some new joys, cuts off what we possest.
Page 177 - I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, with all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love ; endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
Page 58 - I never heard anything from him in company that was at all striking ; and depend upon it, Sir, it is when you come close to a man in conversation, that you discover what his real abilities are : to make a speech in a public assembly is a knack. Now I honour Thurlow, Sir; Thurlow is a fine fellow; he fairly puts his mind to yours.
Page 163 - O ! my friend, the approach of death is very dreadful. I am afraid to think on that which I know I cannot avoid. It is vain to look round and round for that help which cannot be had. Yet we hope and hope, and fancy that he who has lived to-day may live to-morrow.
Page 12 - The busy day, the peaceful night, Unfelt, uncounted, glided by; His frame was firm — his powers were bright, Though now his eightieth year was nigh. Then with no...
Page 101 - That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, •and ought to be diminished ?
Page 74 - And then, in a sort of kindly reverie, he bethought himself of his own favourite cat, and said, " But Hodge shan't be shot : no, no, Hodge shall not be shot.
Page 452 - In this work, when it shall be found that much is omitted, let it not be forgotten that much likewise is performed...
Page 11 - CONDEMN'D to Hope's delusive mine, As on we toil from day to day, By sudden blasts or slow decline Our social comforts drop away.

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