Chambers's pocket miscellany, Volúmenes19-21

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Página 112 - ... 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.
Página 109 - My dear wife ! Remember thou wast the love of my youth, and much the joy of my life; the most beloved as well as most worthy of all my earthly comforts; and the reason of that love was more thy inward than thy outward excellencies, which yet were many. God knows, and thou knowest it, I can say it was a match of Providence's making; and God's image in us both was the first thing and the most amiable and engaging ornament in our eyes.
Página 24 - ... influence of the drug to care for passing events, and fast merging to the wished-for consummation. The last scene in this tragic play is generally a room in the rear of the building, a species of dead-house, where lie stretched those who have passed into the state of bliss the opium-smoker madly seeks — an emblem of the long sleep to which he is blindly hurrying."* 360.
Página 168 - The upper row of teeth were perfect ; and those that remained in the lower jaw, on being taken out and examined, were quite sound. A little beard remained on the lower part of the. chin ; and the whiskers were strong, and somewhat lighter than his hair, which was a full auburn brown.
Página 183 - Lord Anglesey became so much alarmed at the probable result of the now threatened trial, that he expressed his intention to make a compromise with the claimant, renounce the title, and retire into France ; and with this view he commenced learning the French language. But this resolution was given up, in consequence of an occurrence which encouraged the flattering hope that his opponent would be speedily and most effectually disposed of.
Página 110 - ... outward excellencies, which yet were many. God knows, and thou knowest it, I can say it was a match of Providence's making; and God's image in us both was the first thing, and the most amiable and engaging ornament in our eyes. Now I am to leave thee, and that without knowing whether I shall ever see thee more in this world, take my counsel into thy bosom, and let it dwell with thee in my stead while thou livest.
Página 67 - THE hour of my departure's come ; I hear the voice that, calls me home ; At last, O Lord ! let trouble cease, And let thy servant die in peace.
Página 112 - ... pledged themselves to live in love with William Penn and his children, as long as the sun and moon should endure.
Página 43 - But better still than even all this fame — than either the honours which he received while living, or those which, when he was no more, his country and mankind bestowed upon his memory, — he had exalted himself in the scale of moral and intellectual being; had won for himself, by his unwearied striving, a new and nobler nature, and taken a .high place among the instructors and best benefactors of mankind.
Página 173 - A messenger was immediately despatched to acquaint the prince with what had happened, who was like a man in despair. The duke wept, for his Burgundy journey depended upon Vatel. The prince related the whole affair to his majesty with an expression of great concern : it was considered as the consequence of too nice a sense of honour.

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