Miscellaneous prose

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Putnam, 1856
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الصفحة 435 - Whosoever . therefore shall confess Me before men, him will I confess also before My Father which is in heaven. But whosoever shall deny Me before men, him will I also deny before My Father which is in heaven.
الصفحة 445 - Upon trial, I find all of your trade are sharpers, and you not more than others ; therefore, I have not wholly left you.
الصفحة 227 - Within a long recess there lies a bay : An island shades it from the rolling sea, And forms a port secure for ships to ride : Broke by the jutting land on either side, In double streams the briny waters glide, Betwixt two rows of rocks : a sylvan scene Appears above, and groves for ever green : A grot is form'd beneath, with mossy seats, To rest the Nereids, and exclude the heats.
الصفحة 30 - The man resolved and steady to his trust, Inflexible to ill, and obstinately just, May the rude rabble's insolence despise, Their senseless clamours and tumultuous cries ; The tyrant's fierceness he beguiles, And the stern brow, and the harsh voice defies, And with superior greatness smiles.
الصفحة 36 - His nest on oaken boughs begins to build, Or trembling tops of palm, and first he draws The plan with his broad bill and crooked claws, Nature's artificers ; on this the pile Is...
الصفحة 260 - Eneas' infancy. Here rest thy bones in rich Hesperia's plains : Thy name ('tis all a ghost can have) remains. Now, when the prince her fun'ral rites had paid.
الصفحة 126 - To Dr. Jonathan Swift, the most agreeable companion, the truest friend, and the greatest genius of his age.
الصفحة 45 - That false enfranchisement with ease is found : Slaves are made citizens by turning round. How ! replies one, can any be more free ? Here's Dama, once a groom of low degree, Not worth a farthing, and a sot beside ; So true a rogue, for lying's sake he ly'd : But, with a turn, a freeman he became ; Now Marcus Dama is his worship's name.
الصفحة 529 - And now, sir, believe me, when I assure you, I never did nor ever will, on any pretence whatsoever, take more than the stated and customary fees of my office. I might keep the contrary practice concealed from the world, were I capable of it, but I could not from myself. And I hope I shall always fear the reproaches of my own heart more than those of all mankind.
الصفحة 5 - Statesman, yet friend to truth ! of soul sincere. In action faithful, and in honour clear ! Who broke no promise, serv'd no private end, Who gain'd no title, and who lost no friend ; Ennobled by himself, by all approv'd, Prais'd, wept, and honour'd by the Muse he lov'd.

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