The Observer: Being a Collection of Moral, Literary and Familiar Essays, Volume 3

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Page 254 - Let her see him injured, but not provoked: Let her attend him to the tribunal, and consider the patience with which he endured the scoffs and reproaches of his enemies. Lead her to his cross, and let her view him in the agony of death, and hear his last prayer for his persecutors...
Page 75 - And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water : and lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him : And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.
Page 75 - And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent...
Page 163 - Fillet of a fenny snake, In the cauldron boil and bake; Eye of newt and toe of frog, Wool of bat and tongue of dog, Adder's fork and blind-worm's sting, Lizard's leg and howlet's wing, For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble. ALL. Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble. THIRD WITCH. Scale of dragon, tooth of wolf, Witches...
Page 164 - The whilst we bury all i' the ground. But first, see every foot be bare; And every knee. Hag. Yes, Dame, they are. 4 Charm. "Deep, 27 O deep we lay thee to sleep; We leave thee drink by, if thou chance to be dry; Both milk and blood, the dew and the flood. , We breathe in thy bed, at the foot and the head; We cover thee warm, that thou take no harm: And when thou dost wake, Dame Earth shall quake, And the houses shake, And her belly shall...
Page 56 - Jesus answered them, I told you, and ye believed not: the works that I do in my Father's name, they bear witness of me.
Page 65 - And on the morrow, when they were come from Bethany, he was hungry: 13 And seeing a fig tree afar off having leaves, he came, if haply he might find any thing thereon: and when he came to it, he found nothing but leaves; for the time of figs was not yet 14 And Jesus answered and said unto it, No man eat fruit of thee hereafter for ever.
Page 253 - ... her the cities which he fet in flames, the countries which he ravaged and deftroyed, and the miferable diftrefs of all the inhabitants of the earth. When fhe has viewed him in this fcene, carry her into his retirements : fhew her the prophet's chamber, his concubines and wives ; let her fee his adultery, and hear him allege revelation and his divine commiffion to juftify his luft and his oppreffion. When fhe is tired with this profpect, then fhew her the blefled Jefus, humble and meek, doing...
Page 232 - CONGREVE has merit of the highest kind ; he is an original writer, who borrowed neither the models of his plot nor the manner of his dialogue.
Page 161 - I have been choosing out this scull, From charnel houses, that were full ; From private grots, and public pits : And frighted a sexton out of his wits.

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