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Page 468 - mid fire and smoke, And twice ten hundred voices spoke, "The Playhouse is in flames !" And lo ! where Catherine Street extends, A fiery tail its lustre lends To every...
Page 262 - It is only known that they solemnly pledged themselves, according to their country's manner, to live in love with William Penn and his children as long as the sun and the moon should endure.
Page 259 - Let justice have its impartial course, and the law free passage. Though to your loss, protect no man against it ; for you are not above the law, but the law above you. Live therefore the lives yourselves you would have the people live, and then shall you have right and boldness to punish the transgressor.
Page 437 - I am told it. But I cherish too the consolatory hope, that I shall be able to tell them that I had an old and learned friend, whom I would put above all the sweepings of their hall, who was of a different opinion; who had derived his ideas of civil liberty from the purest fountains of Athens and of Rome; who had fed the youthful vigour of his studious mind, with the theoretic knowledge of their wisest philosophers and statesmen...
Page 474 - Iris' bow, down darts the painted hue, Starred, striped, and spotted, yellow, red, and blue, Old calico, torn silk, and muslin new.
Page 408 - But as the world is, and will be, 'tis a sort of duty to be rich, that it may be in one's power to do good ; riches being another word for power...
Page 258 - I choose not they should be married to earthly covetous kindred; and of cities and towns of concourse beware ; the world is apt to stick close to those who have lived and got wealth there : a country life and estate I like best for my children.
Page 261 - ... neither would he compare the friendship between him and them to a Chain, for the rain might sometimes rust it, or a tree might fall and break it; but he should consider them as the same flesh and blood with the Christians, and the same as if one man's body were to be divided into two parts.
Page 216 - It was a rainy Sunday in the gloomy month of November. I had been detained, in the course of a journey, by a slight indisposition, from which I was recovering; but was still feverish, and obliged to keep within doors all day, in an inn of the small town of Derby. A wet Sunday in a country inn! — whoever has had the luck to experience one can alone judge of my situation.