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Memoirs of the Forty-Five First Years of the Life of James Lackington
Anteprima non disponibile - 2015
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Pagina 157 - Here will I hold. If there's a power above us — And that there is, all nature cries aloud Through all her works — He must delight in virtue; And that which He delights in must be happy.
Pagina 83 - Delightful task! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot...
Pagina 245 - Be even cautious in displaying your good sense. It will be thought you assume a superiority over the rest of the company.— But if you happen to have any learning, keep it a profound secret, especially from the men, who generally look with a jealous and malignant eye on a woman of great parts and a cultivated understanding.
Pagina 149 - If I am right, thy grace impart, Still in the right to stay; If I am wrong, oh teach my heart To find that better way...
Pagina 167 - To Banbury came I; O prophane one ! Where I saw a puritane one, Hanging of his cat on Monday, For killing of a mouse on Sunday.
Pagina 161 - This I take to be properly enthusiasm, which, though founded neither on reason nor divine revelation, but rising from the conceits of a warmed or overweening brain, works yet, where it once gets footing, more powerfully on the persuasions and actions of men than either of those two, or both together...
Pagina 79 - ... state: From brutes what men, from men what spirits know: Or who could suffer being here below? The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, Had he thy reason, would he skip and play?
Pagina 161 - God, I own, cannot be denied to be able to enlighten the understanding, by a ray darted into the mind immediately from the fountain of light...