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Page 614 - How often have I blest the coming day, When toil remitting lent its turn to play, And all the village train, from labour free, Led up their sports beneath the spreading tree...
Page 109 - When I lay me down to sleep, I recommend myself to his care; when I awake, I give myself up to his direction. Amidst all the evils that threaten me, I will look up to him for help, and question not but he will either avert them, or turn them to my advantage. Though I know neither the time nor the manner of...
Page 73 - ... years. At the end of that time, the slaves of Adolius, to whom the inheritance of the mountain had descended, removed the stones, to supply materials for some rustic edifice: the light of the sun darted into the cavern, and the Seven Sleepers were permitted to awake.
Page 109 - Though I know neither the time nor the manner of the death I am to die, I am not at all solicitous about it; because I am sure that he knows them both, and that he will not fail to comfort and support me under them.
Page 169 - AH ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar ; Ah ! who can tell how many a soul sublime Has felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with Fortune an eternal war ; Check'd by the scoff of Pride, by Envy's frown, And Poverty's unconquerable bar, In life's low vale remote has pined alone, Then dropt into the grave, unpitied and unknown...
Page 547 - For this purpose there was a great hall appropriated to their use, where they always assembled when they were not upon duty. Along the wall bells were ranged in order, one to each apartment, with the number of the chamber marked over it ; so that when any one of them was rung, they had only to turn their eyes to the bell, and see what servant was called.
Page 330 - ... a man with a lighted brand. From the time the woman appeared to the taking up of the body to convey it into the pile, might occupy...
Page 109 - He sees, at one view, the whole thread of my existence, not only that part of it which I have already passed through, but that which runs forward into all the depths of eternity.
Page 207 - Mor. My affairs are at a crifis ; and, if I augur rightly, it will foon be all over with me. Len. Hope better. Come ; come with me to Enfield's. Mor. I'll meet you there in half an hour. Len. Do not fail. I am all impatience. [Exit. Mor. Juft fo are curs fighting, and thieves in the act of plundering. Man is ever eager on raifchief!
Page 330 - India; but still she preserved a sufficient share to ' prove that she must have been handsome : her figure was ' small but elegantly turned ; and the form of her hands and ' arms was particularly beautiful. Her dress was a loose robe ' of white flowing drapery that extended from her head to