Ramble on; or Dialogue the second, between Warner Search, and Peter Peeradeal

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Page 48 - And when Jesus had cried with a loud voice, he said, Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit: and having said thus, he gave up the ghost.
Page 123 - Bitter constraint and sad occasion dear Compels me to disturb your season due; For Lycidas is dead, dead ere his prime, Young Lycidas, and hath not left his peer.
Page 105 - When you meet with several readings of the text, take heed you admit nothing against the tenets of your church, but do as if you were going over a bridge ; be sure you hold fast by the rail, and then you may dance here and there as you please ; be sure you keep to what is settled, and then you may flourish upon your various lections.
Page 39 - it means a great deal for you and very little for me.' 'How?' said the Duke; 'pray explain it.' ' I understand by it,' answered the King, 'that this greyhound fondles and pays his court to you this day as King of England, which you will surely be, and I shall be deposed, for the natural instinct of the dog shows it to him ; keep him, therefore, by your side, for he will now leave me and follow you.
Page 39 - Fill high the sparkling bowl, The rich repast prepare; Reft of a crown, he yet may share the feast: Close by the regal chair Fell Thirst and Famine scowl A baleful smile upon their baffled guest. Heard ye the din of battle bray, Lance to lance, and horse to horse ? Long years of havoc urge their destined course, And thro' the kindred squadrons mow their way.
Page 72 - And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it. His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow: and for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead men.
Page 116 - Smiles on past Misfortune's brow Soft Reflection's hand can trace ; And o'er the cheek of Sorrow throw A melancholy grace...
Page 62 - As when a vulture on Imaus bred, Whose snowy ridge the roving Tartar bounds. Dislodging from a region scarce of prey To gorge the flesh of lambs or yeanling kids On hills where flocks are fed, flies...
Page 38 - Castle, their horses being ready for them to mount, the greyhound was untied ; but, instead of running as usual to the King, he left him, and leaped to the Duke of Lancaster's shoulders, paying him every court, and caressing him as he •was formerly used to caress the King. The Duke, not acquainted with this greyhound, asked the King the meaning of this fondness, saying, * What does this mean ?' ' Cousin,' replied the King, ' it means a great deal for you and very little for me.
Page 37 - Cet animal fit paraître, dans celte occasion, une prudence étonnante, et un soin admirable pour la personne du roi; tant que Porus conserva ses forces, il le défendit avec courage, et repoussa tous ceux qui venaient l'attaquer. Mais lorsqu'il sentit que couvert de dards et de blessures ce prince s'affaiblissait peu à peu, alors, dans la crainte qu'il ne tombât, il plia les genoux, se laissa aller doucement à terre, et, avec sa trompe, il lui arracha les dards l'un après l'autre.

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