Poetical Works, Volume 2

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Griffin, Bohn, and Company, 1861

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Page 122 - Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you, seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business ; but we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.
Page 196 - For he that fights and runs away May live to fight another day, But he that is in battle slain Will never rise to fight again.
Page 36 - Bumbastus kept a devil's bird Shut in the pummel of his sword, That taught him all the cunning pranks Of past and future mountebanks.
Page 213 - Like Charity ; else right and wrong Could never hold it out so long, And, like blind Fortune, with a sleight, Convey men's interest and right From Stiles's pocket into Nokes's, As easily as Hocus Pocus...
Page 15 - And was old dog at physiology; But as a dog that turns the spit Bestirs himself, and plies his feet To climb the wheel, but all in vain, His own weight brings him down again: And still he's in the self-same place Where at his setting out he was...
Page 51 - There's but the twinkling of a star Between a man of peace and war; A thief and justice, fool and knave, A huffing officer and a slave; A crafty lawyer and a pick-pocket, A great philosopher and a blockhead; A formal preacher and a player, A learn'd physician and manslayer.
Page 71 - s done, Or may I never see the sun ; For which I humbly now demand Performance at your gentle hand; 170 And that you'd please to do your part As I have done mine, to my smart.
Page 134 - That us'd to break up ground and dig), The bride to nothing but her will, That nulls the after-marriage still: Some were for th...
Page 212 - Meanwhile they robb'd me and my horse, And stole my saddle," — " Worse and worse !'" " And made me mount upon the bare ridge, T" avoid a wretcheder miscarriage.
Page 225 - Could never equal, nor come nigh. ' For women first were made for men, Not men for them. — It follows, then, That men have right to every one, And they no freedom of their own; And therefore men have power to choose, But they no charter to refuse.

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