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GEORGE ELIOT-Spanish Gypsy.
Bk. III. Song.

So long as all the increased wealth which modern progress brings, goes but to build up great fortunes, to increase luxury, and make sharper the contrast between the House of Have and the House of Want, progress is not real and cannot be permanent.

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HENRY GEORGE-Progress and Poverty.
Introductory. The Problem.

To look up and not down,
To look forward and not back,
To look out and not in-and
To lend a hand.

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You never bade me hope, 'tis true;
I asked you not to swear:
But I looked in those eyes of blue,
And read a promise there.

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GERALD GRIFFIN-You Never Bade Me Hope, 'Tis True. We promise according to our hopes, and perform according to our fears.

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LA ROCHEFOUCAULD-Maxims. No. 39. And be these juggling fiends no more believ'd, That palter with us in a double sense: That keep the word of promise to our ear, And break it to our hope.

T. Macbeth. Act V. Sc. 8. L. 19. His promises were, as he then was, mighty; But his performance, as he is now, nothing. 8. Henry VIII. Act IV. Sc. 2. L. 41. Thy promises are like Adonis' gardens That one day bloomed and fruitful were the next.

t. Henry VI. Pt. I. Act I. Sc. 6. L. 6. There buds the promise of celestial worth. YOUNG-The Last Day. Bk. III. L. 317.

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PROPHECY.

Be thou the rainbow to the storms of life!
The evening beam that smiles the clouds away,
And tints to-morrow with prophetic ray!
V. BYRON-Bride of Abydos. Canto II.
St. 20.

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ALAIN RENÉ LE SAGE-Gil Blas.

Bk. VII. Ch. IV. Henri Van Laun's trans. Surer to prosper than prosperity could have assur'd us.

k. MILTON-Paradise Lost. Bk. II. L. 39. Prosperity's the very bond of love.

1. Winter's Tale. Act IV. Sc. 4. L. 584. There shall be in England seven halfpenny loaves sold for a penny: the three-hooped pot shall have ten hoops; and I will make it felony to drink small beer.

m. Henry VI. Pt. II. Act IV. Sc. 2. L. 70. Prosperity doth bewitch men, seeming clear; As seas do laugh, show white, when rocks

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