The Old English Gentleman: Or, The Fields and the Woods, Volume 3

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Henry Colburn, 1841 - Sports stories
 

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Page 34 - Cowards die many times before their deaths ; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come.
Page 189 - The devil was sick, the devil a saint would be ; The devil was well, the devil a saint was he.
Page 104 - A record of the inward world, whose facts Are thoughts — and feelings — fears, and hopes, and dreams. There are some days that might outmeasure years — Days that obliterate the past, and make The future of the colour which they cast. A day may be a destiny ; for life Lives in but little — but that little teems With some one chance, the balance of all time : A look — a word — and we are wholly changed.
Page 201 - Will play the cook, and servant; 'tis our match : The sweat of industry would dry, and die, But for the end it works to. Come; our stomachs Will make what's homely, savoury: Weariness Can snore upon the flint, when restive sloth Finds the down pillow hard.
Page 14 - It is too late ; the life of all his blood Is touched corruptibly; and his pure brain (Which some suppose the soul's frail dwelling-house) Doth, by the idle comments that it makes, Foretell the ending of mortality.
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