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Oxford University Press, 1914

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Стр. 471 - If there were dreams to sell What would you buy? Some cost a passing bell ; Some a light sigh, That shakes from Life's fresh crown Only a rose-leaf down. If there were dreams to sell, Merry and sad to tell, And the crier rang the bell, What would you buy?
Стр. 301 - E'er since, by faith, I saw the stream Thy flowing wounds supply, Redeeming love has been my theme, And shall be till I die.
Стр. 82 - For the needy shall not alway be forgotten : the expectation of the poor shall not perish for ever.
Стр. 72 - No more — no more — no more" — (Such language holds the solemn sea To the sands upon the shore) Shall bloom the thunder-blasted tree, Or the stricken eagle soar! And all my days are trances, And all my nightly dreams Are where thy dark eye glances, And where thy footstep gleams — In what ethereal dances, By what eternal streams!
Стр. 209 - The successors of Charles V. may disdain their brethren of England: but the romance of ' Tom Jones,' that exquisite picture of human manners, will outlive the palace of the Escurial and the Imperial Eagle of Austria.
Стр. 372 - I once read a silly fairy tale, called " The Three Princes of Serendip " : as their Highnesses travelled, they were always making discoveries, by accidents and sagacity, of things which they were not in quest of : for instance, one of them discovered that a mule blind of the right eye had travelled the same road lately, because the grass was eaten only on the left side, where it was worse than on the right — now do you understand Serendipity...
Стр. 5 - Here comes Bosola, The only court-gall ; yet I observe his railing Is not for simple love of piety: Indeed, he rails at those things which he wants...
Стр. 322 - To which is added, a Memorial, presented to the present King of Prussia, on the Day of his Accession to the Throne. By Count Mirabeau.
Стр. 199 - IT was a' for our rightfu' King, We left fair Scotland's strand ; It was a' for our rightfu' King We e'er saw Irish land, My dear ; We e'er saw Irish land. Now a' is done that men can do, And a...
Стр. 82 - For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith the LORD; I will set him in safety from him that puffeth at him.

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