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Página 395 - It is good to make two blades of grass grow where only one grew before.
Página 388 - There, interspers'd in lawns and opening glades, Thin trees arise that shun each other's shades. Here in full light the russet plains extend : There wrapt in clouds the bluish hills ascend. E'en the wild heath displays her purple dyes, And 'midst the desert fruitful fields arise, That crown'd with tufted trees and springing corn, Like verdant isles, the sable waste adorn.
Página 54 - Who sees with equal eye, as God of all, A hero perish, or a sparrow fall, Atoms or systems into ruin hurl'd, And now a bubble burst, and now a world.
Página 16 - Till grown more frugal in his riper days, He paid some bards with port, and some with praise ; To some a dry rehearsal was assign'd, And others (harder still) he paid in kind.
Página viii - I possessed at this time but one book in the world : it was a treatise on algebra, given to me by a young woman, who had found it in a lodginghouse.
Página vii - ... swept them all away. On mentioning my little plan to Carlile, he treated it with the utmost contempt ; and told me, in his turn, that, as I had learned enough, and more than enough, at school, he must be considered as having fairly discharged his duty; (so, indeed, he had ;) he added, that he had been negotiating with his cousin, a shoemaker of some respectability, who had liberally agreed to take me without a fee as an apprentice. I was so shocked at this intelligence that I did not remonstrate...
Página 282 - Buonaparte's policy foresaw the danger, and power produced the erasure; but let no man, calculating on the force of circumstances which may prevent such an avowal as is solicited, presume on this to deny the whole : there are records which remain, and which in due season will be produced. In the interim, this representation will be sufficient to stimulate enquiry ; and, Frenchmen, your honour is indeed interested in the examination.
Página 30 - MAGEE.— ON ATONEMENT AND SACRIFICE : Discourses and Dissertations on the Scriptural Doctrines of Atonement and Sacrifice, and on the Principal Arguments! advanced, and the Mode of Reasoning employed, by the Opponents of those Doctrines, as held by the Established Church. By the late most Rev.