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His faith, perhaps, in some nice tenets might
On the Death of Crashaw. God the first garden made, and the first city Cain.*
The Garden Essay v. We spent them not in toys, in lusts, or wine ;
But search of deep philosophy,
Wit, eloquence, and poetry;
On the Death of Mr. William Harvey.
Should every creature drink but I ?
His time is forever, everywhere his place.
Friendship in Absence.
Horace. Book iii. Ode i.
* God made the country, and man made the town.
COWPER. The Task.
EDMUND WALLER. 1605-1687.
Verses upon his Divinc l'oesy. Under the tropic is our language spoke, And part of Flanders hath received our yoke.
Upon the Death of the Lord Protector. A narrow compass ! and yet there Dwelt all that's good and all that's fair ! Give me but what this ribbon bound, Take all the rest the sun goes round. On a Girdle.
How small a part of time they share
Go, lovely Kose.
That eagle's fate and mine are one,
Whi on the shaft that made him dic,
To a Lady singing a Song of his composing. * Drawing near her death, she sent most pious thoughts as harbingers to heaven ; and her soul saw a glimpse of happiness through the chinks of her sickness-broken body.
FULLER. Holy and Profare States. Book i. ch. ii. + So the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain,
No more through rolling clouds to soar again,
BYRON. English. Bards.
For all we know
While I listen to thy voice.
E either fears his fate too much,
Or his deserts are small,
Song, ‘Aly Dear and only Love.
JOHN MILTON. 1608-1674.
F Man's first disobedience and the fruit
Of that forbidden tree, whose mortal taste Brought death into the world and all our woe.
Book i. Linc I.
See their own feathers pluck'd, to wing the dart
T. Moore. Corruption.
Or if Sion-hill
i. ne 10.
Things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme.
Book i. line 16.
What in me is dark Illumine, what is low raise and support ; That, to the height of this great argument, I may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men. Booki. Line 22.
As far as Angel's ken.
Book i. Line 59.
Yet from those flames No light, but rather darkness visible.
Book i, Line 62.
And rest can never dwell, hope never comes
Book i. Line 65.
What though the field be lost, All is not lost; the unconquerable will, And study of revenge, immortal hate, And courage never to submit or yield.
Booki. Line 105.
To be wcak is miserable Doing or suffering.
Book i. Line 157
And out of good still to find means of evil.
Book i. Line 165
Farewell happy fields, Where joy forever dwells ! hail, horrors ! hail.
Book i. Line 249. A mind not to be changed by place or time. The mind is its own place, and in itself Can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.
Book i. Line 253. Here we may reign secure, and in my choice To reign is worth ambition, though in Hell : Better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heaven.
Book i. Line 261.
Heard so oft
Book i. Line 275.
His spear, to equal which the tallest pine
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Book i. Line 303.
Awake! arise! or be forever fallen !
book i. Line 330.
Spirits when they please Can either sex assume, or both.
Book i. Line 423.
Execute their airy purposes.
Book i. Line 430.
When night Darkens the streets, then wander forth the sons Of Belial, flown with insolence and wine. Book i. Line 300.