The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volumen 2

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Página 445 - ... cometh to you with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the well-enchanting skill of music; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you, with a tale which holdeth children from play and old men from the chimney corner...
Página 806 - Duncan is in his grave; After life's fitful fever he sleeps well; Treason has done his worst: nor steel, nor poison, Malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing Can touch him further.
Página 665 - Love thou thy land, with love far- brought From out the storied Past, and used Within the Present, but transfused Thro' future time by power of thought.
Página 765 - Physician art thou ? one all eyes, Philosopher! a fingering slave, One that would peep and botanize Upon his mother's grave...
Página 702 - I say unto you, refrain from these men and let them alone, for if this counsel or this work be of men it will come to naught; but if it be of God ye cannot overthrow it, lest haply ye be found to fight against God.
Página 574 - For the world, I count it not an inn, but an hospital; and a place not to live, but to die in. The world that I regard is myself; it is the microcosm of my own frame that I cast mine eye on; for the other, I use it but like my globe, and turn it round sometimes for my recreation.
Página 613 - There is therefore but one comfort left, that, though it be in the power of the weakest arm to take away life, it is not in the strongest to deprive us of death...
Página 587 - Thus there are two books from whence I collect my divinity ; besides that written one of God, another of his servant nature, that universal and public manuscript, that lies expansed unto the eyes of all : those that never saw him in the one, have discovered him in the other.
Página 578 - But to difference myself nearer, and draw into a lesser circle : there is no Church, whose every part so squares unto my conscience ; whose Articles, constitutions, and customs, seem so consonant unto reason, and as it were framed to my particular devotion, as this whereof I hold my belief, the Church of England...
Página 706 - I mean by the word Taste no more than that faculty, or those faculties of the mind which are affected with, or which form a judgment of the works of imagination and the elegant arts.

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