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Page 384 - Pour de l'esprit, j'en ai, sans doute, et du bon goût, A juger sans étude et raisonner de tout ; A faire, aux nouveautés dont je suis idolâtre, Figure de savant sur les bancs du théâtre, Y décider en chef et faire du fracas A tous les beaux endroits qui méritent des ahs.
Page 362 - Suave, mari magno turbantibus aequora ventis, e terra magnum alterius spectare laborem ; non quia vexari quemquamst iucunda voluptas, sed quibus ipse malis careas quia cernere suave est.
Page 303 - I GRIEVE not that ripe Knowledge takes away The charm that Nature to my childhood wore, For, with that insight, cometh, day by day, A greater bliss than wonder was before...
Page 516 - Go to now, ye rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you. Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are moth-eaten. Your gold and silver is cankered ; and the rust of them shall be a witness against you, and shall eat your flesh as it were fire. Ye have heaped treasure together for the last days.
Page 299 - LOVE thou thy land, with love far-brought From out the storied Past, and used Within the Present, but transfused Thro' future time by power of thought.
Page 376 - The ox hath therefore stretch'd his yoke in vain, The ploughman lost his sweat, and the green corn Hath rotted ere his youth attain'da beard ; The fold stands empty in the drowned field, And crows are fatted with the murrain flock ; The nine men's morris is fill'd up with mud, And the quaint mazes in the wanton green For lack of tread are undistinguishable...
Page 387 - Et la source est tarie où buvaient les troupeaux; La lointaine forêt, dont la lisière est sombre, Dort là-bas, immobile, en un pesant repos. Seuls, les grands blés mûris, tels qu'une mer dorée, Se déroulent au loin, dédaigneux du sommeil; Pacifiques enfants de la terre sacrée, Ils épuisent sans peur la coupe du soleil.
Page 350 - And answer made the bold Sir Bedivere: "Sir King, I closed mine eyelids, lest the gems Should blind my purpose, for I never saw, Nor shall see, here or elsewhere, till I die, Not though I live three lives of mortal men, So great a miracle as yonder hilt.
Page 327 - The rectangle contained by the diagonals of a quadrilateral ,figure inscribed in a circle, is equal to both the rectangles contained by i'ts opposite sides.
Page 370 - Most certainly. Sir; for those who know them have a very great advantage over those who do not. Nay, Sir, it is wonderful what a difference learning makes upon people even in the common intercourse of life, which does not appear to be much connected with it.

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