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Página 282 - Leave thy fatherless children, I will preserve them alive; and let thy widows trust in me.
Página 313 - When Jesus heard it, he saith unto them, They that are whole have no need of the physician, but they that are sick : I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
Página 1 - Beyond the pomp of dress; for loveliness Needs not the foreign aid of ornament, But is when unadorned adorned the most.
Página 227 - Behold the mighty Hector's wife! Some haughty Greek, who lives thy tears to see, Embitters all thy woes by naming me. The thoughts of glory past, and present shame A thousand griefs shall waken at the name. May I lie cold before that dreadful day, Press'd with a load of monumental clay! Thy Hector, wrapt in everlasting sleep, Shall neither hear thee sigh, nor see thee weep.
Página 81 - ... all this diversity. Are not the powerful odors of Eastern spices, the breath of aromatic herbs, and the sweet scents of our own wild flowers floating on the gales of Heaven ? Is not the table of nature now and always spread from pole to pole, with an infinite multitude of luxuries, with the...
Página 221 - Fortune her gifts may variously dispose, And these be happy called, unhappy those; But Heaven's just balance equal will appear, While those are placed in hope, and these in fear...
Página 248 - There is a tide in the affairs of men Which, taken at the flood, lead on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries.
Página 29 - Pliasdon of Plato in Greek, while the rest of the family were engaged in hunting. She also sang and played well, and was versed in other feminine accomplishments. In 1553. after the fall of Somerset, the dukes of Suffolk and Northumberland, now ruling in the name of the youthful king Edward VI., and foreseeing his speedy death, determined to change the succession to the...
Página 295 - Leaves all meaner things To low ambition and the pride of kings.
Página 282 - Entering upon the subject, he impressed his hearers with the uncertainty of life, and the necessity of being prepared for the...

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