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English Synonymes: With Copious Illustrations and Explanations
Visualização completa - 1852
English Synonymes, with Copious Illustrations and Explanations Drawn from ...
Visualização completa - 1862
English Synonymes, with Copious Illustrations and Explanations, Drawn from ...
Visualização completa - 1830
according action affections applied authority bear become body bring carry cause character circumstances comes common compounded concerns conduct consequence consists continued course denotes desire direct distinction DRYDEN duty employed evil expresses feeling figurative force former French frequently German give given Greek hand heart hence hold human idea implies importance individual keep kind Latin latter less live look manner marks means mind mode moral nature never object one's opinion opposed ourselves pain particular pass passions performed person pleasure positive present principles probably produce proper publick reason receive regard relation requires respects rest rise rule sense sentiment serve signifies society sometimes speak species spirit stand supposed taken temper thing thought tion virtue whole wish
Página 119 - All this ? ay, more : Fret, till your proud heart break; Go, show your slaves how choleric you are, And make your bondmen tremble.
Página 236 - He has often told me, that at his coming to his estate he found his parishioners very irregular : and that in order to make them kneel, and join in the responses, he gave every one of them a...
Página 181 - Nestling repair, and to the thicket some; Some to the rude protection of the thorn Commit their feeble offspring; the cleft tree Offers its kind concealment (to a few, Their food its insects, and its moss their nests. Others apart far in the grassy dale, Or roughening waste, their humble texture weave.
Página 192 - Omnipotent. Ay me ! they little know How dearly I abide that boast so vain, Under what torments inwardly I groan ; While they adore me on the throne of hell, With diadem and sceptre high advanced, The lower still I fall, only supreme In misery ; such joy ambition finds. But say I could repent, and could obtain By act of grace my former state ; how soon Would height recall high thoughts, how soon unsay What feign'd submission swore : ease would recant Vows made in pain, as violent and void.
Página 116 - Labour, and penury, the racks of pain, Disease, and sorrow's weeping train, And death, sad refuge from the storms of fate!
Página 211 - Brutes find out where their talents lie: A bear will not attempt to fly; A founder'd horse will oft debate, Before he tries a five-barr'd gate; A dog by instinct turns aside, Who sees the ditch too deep and wide. But man we find the only creature Who, led by Folly, combats Nature; Who, when she loudly cries, Forbear, With obstinacy fixes there; And, where his genius least inclines, Absurdly bends his whole designs.
Página 155 - If we consider the world in its subserviency to man, one would think it was made for our use ; but if we consider it in its natural beauty and harmony, one would be apt to conclude it was made for our pleasure.
Página 351 - What is a man, If his chief good and market of his time Be but to sleep and feed ? a beast, no more. Sure, he that made us with such large discourse, Looking before and after, gave us not That capability and god-like reason To fust in us unused.
Página 165 - O ! who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the frosty Caucasus? Or cloy the hungry edge of appetite By bare imagination of a feast? Or wallow naked in December snow By thinking on fantastic summer's heat? O no, the apprehension of the good Gives but the greater feeling to the worse : Fell sorrow's tooth doth never rankle more Than when it bites, but lanceth not the sore.