The history of Netterville, a chance pedestrian

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Strana 156 - Himself, as conscious of his awful charge, And anxious mainly that the flock he feeds May feel it too ; affectionate in look, And tender in address, as well becomes A messenger of grace to guilty men.
Strana 37 - Even such a man, so faint, so spiritless, So dull, so dead in look, so woe-begone, Drew Priam's curtain in the dead of night, And would have told him half his Troy was burn'd; But Priam found the fire ere he his tongue, And I my Percy's death ere thou report'st it.
Strana 195 - Had I been any god of power, I would Have sunk the sea within the earth or ere It should the good ship so have swallow'd and The fraughting souls within her.
Strana 237 - ... finish my journey alone; Never hear the sweet music of speech; I start at the sound of my own. The beasts that roam over the plain My form with indifference see: They are so unacquainted with man, Their tameness is shocking to me.
Strana 119 - Good unexpected, evils unforeseen, Appear by turns, as fortune shifts the scene: Some, rais'd aloft, come tumbling down amain; Then fall so hard, they bound and rise again.
Strana 218 - ... plain I met a wandering fair ; The look of sorrow, lovely still, she bore ; Loose flow'd the soft redundance of her hair, And on her brow a flowery wreath she wore. Oft stooping as she stray'd, she cull'd the pride Of every plain ; she pillag'd every grove : The fading chaplet daily she supplied, And still her hand some various garland wove.
Strana 2 - Suffering address, the victim of my love. Love calls for love : Not all the pride of beauty, Those eyes that tell us what the sun is made of, Those lips, whose touch is to be bought with life, Those hills of driven snow, which seen are felt, — All these possess'd are nought, but as they are The proof, the substance, of an inward passion, And the rich plunder of a taken heart. Leon.
Strana 237 - They have literally nothing whatever to talk about. The arrival of an American man-of-war is a godsend to them. " Oh, Solitude ' where are the charms which sages have seen in thy face?
Strana 305 - A SKETCH of the DENOMINATIONS INTO WHICH THE CHRISTIAN WORLD is DIVIDED; accompanied with a persuasive to Religious Moderation. To which is...
Strana 48 - tis well, " The joy of meeting pays the pangs of absence, " Else who could bear it ?" When thy lov'd sight shall bless my eyes again, Then I will own I ought not to complain, Since that sweet hour is worth whole years of pain.

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