Miscellanies in verse and prose

author, 1776 - 116 pàgines

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Pàgina 8 - And the Lord shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones ; and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.
Pàgina 87 - Fall'n from his high eftate, And welt'ring in his blood : Deferted, at his utmoft need, By thofe his former bounty fed; On the bare earth expos'd he lies, With not a friend to clofe his eyes.
Pàgina 8 - Tempefts roar* ? The Ufe of an Allegory is to convey our Meaning under difguis'd Terms, when to fpeak it out in plain may not be fo fafe, fo feafonable, or effectual upon the Perfon we defign to inftruct by it.
Pàgina 46 - ... impressed the thought upon her own children. When one of them started to complain of another's wrongdoing, Mrs. Thompson quoted the first line and asked the child to complete the quatrain which little Ruth Aked embroidered in 1811: How soon our watchful eyes can view The smallest faults which others do Yet to our own we're ever blind And very few or none we find.
Pàgina 65 - Their fhoes to cobble, bufkins mend Tho' long this place I did enjoy, Small was the gain which did attend. They paid me all...
Pàgina 26 - He defires only to obferve, that every piece is printed from the Author's words, Except a few grammatical corrections, and that he has...
Pàgina 80 - I fhall be very much obliged to you if you will be fo good as to communicate it to me.
Pàgina 2 - tis to write, Since you, my friend, get nothing by't ! Your trade, though mean, will...
Pàgina 2 - Your real wants you may remove By means which God and man approve.

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