Lives of Illustrious Shoemakers

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Funk & Wagnalls, 1883 - 288 pagine

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Pagina 1 - Honour and shame from no condition rise; Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
Pagina 177 - There was a certain man in Caesarea called Cornelius, a centurion of the band called the Italian band, a devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, which gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God alway.
Pagina 227 - This story shall the good man teach his son ; And Crispin Crispian shall ne'er go by, From this day to the ending of the world, But we in it shall be remembered ; We few, we happy few, we band of brothers...
Pagina 163 - Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thine habitations! spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes! 3 For thou shalt break forth on the right hand and on the left; and thy seed shall inherit the Gentiles, and make the desolate cities to be inhabited.
Pagina 299 - The God of Abraham praise, At whose supreme command From earth I rise, and seek the joys At his right hand : I all on earth forsake, Its wisdom, fame, and power ; And him my only portion make, My shield and tower.
Pagina 83 - I had not a farthing on earth, nor a friend to give me one : pen, ink, and paper, therefore, (in despite of the flippant remark of Lord Orford,) were, for the most part, as completely out of my reach, as a crown and sceptre. There was indeed a resource ; but the utmost caution and secrecy were necessary in applying to it. I beat out pieces of leather as smooth as possible and wrought my problems on them with a blunted awl: for the rest, my memory was tenacious, and I could multiply and divide by...
Pagina 283 - And hence the egregious wizard shall foredoom The fate of Louis, and the fall of Rome. Then cease, bright nymph ! to mourn thy ravish'd hair, Which adds new glory to the shining sphere...
Pagina 364 - Rap, rap ! the measured sound has grown A quick and merry clamor. Now shape the sole ! now deftly curl The glossy vamp around it, And bless the while the bright-eyed girl Whose gentle fingers bound it...
Pagina 1 - What differ more (you cry) than crown and cowl!" I'll tell you, friend; a wise man and a fool. You'll find, if once the monarch acts the monk, Or, cobler-like, the parson will be drunk, Worth makes the man, and want of it the fellow.
Pagina 63 - Trust in the Lord, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.

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