The new universal English dictionary. Buchanan


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Página 262 - Yet, fooled with hope, men favour the deceit; Trust on, and think to-morrow will repay: To-morrow's falser than the former day; Lies worse, and, while it says, we shall be blest With some new joys, cuts off what we possest.
Página 297 - Thou who hast taught me to forgive the ill, And recompense, as friends, the good misled ; If mercy be a precept of thy will, Return that mercy on thy servant's head.
Página 452 - Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, And after one hour more 'twill be eleven. And so from hour to hour we ripe and ripe, And then from hour to hour we rot and rot; And thereby hangs a tale.
Página 390 - Time drives the flocks from field to fold When rivers rage and rocks grow cold, And Philomel becometh dumb; The rest complains of cares to come. The flowers do fade, and wanton fields To wayward winter reckoning yields; A honey tongue, a heart of gall, Is fancy's spring, but sorrow's fall. Thy gowns, thy shoes, thy beds of roses, Thy cap, thy kirtle...
Página 452 - And dares to sing thy praises in a clime Where vice triumphs, and virtue is a crime; Where...
Página 257 - Me gentle Delia beckons from the plain, " Then, hid in fhades, eludes her eager fwain ; " But feigns a Laugh, to fee me fearch around, " And by that Laugh the willing fair is found.
Página 37 - Heaven from all creatures hides the book of Fate, All but the page prescribed, their present state: From brutes what men, from men what spirits know: Or who could suffer being here below? The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, Had he thy reason, would he skip and play?
Página 340 - They heard, and were abashed, and up they sprung Upon the wing ; as when men wont to watch On duty, sleeping found by whom they dread, Rouse and bestir themselves ere well awake. Nor did they not perceive the evil plight In which they were, or the fierce pains not feel ; Yet to their general's voice they soon obeyed Innumerable.
Página 452 - Though many artful springs are seen ; The added movements, which declare How full the moon, how old the year, Derive their secondary power From that which simply points the hour. For, though those gimcracks were away, (Quare...

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