A manual of Greek prose composition

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Parker, 1858 - 318 páginas
 

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Página 175 - The Pilgrim's Progress, In The Similitude Of A Dream AS I walk'd through the wilderness of this world, I lighted on a certain place where was a Den, and I laid me down in that place to sleep; and as I slept, I dreamed a Dream.
Página 177 - My loving people, we have been persuaded by some that are careful of our safety, to take heed how we commit ourselves to armed multitudes, for fear of treachery ; but I assure you, I do not desire to live to distrust my faithful and loving people.
Página 192 - By a constitutional policy, working after the pattern of nature, we receive, we hold, we transmit our government and our privileges, in the same manner in which we enjoy and transmit our property and our lives.
Página 166 - Touching musical harmony, whether by instrument or by voice, it being but of high and low in sounds a due proportionable disposition ; such notwithstanding is the force thereof, and so pleasing effects it hath in that very part of man which is most divine, that some have been thereby induced to think that the soul itself by nature is or hath in it harmony.
Página 153 - There while they acted and overacted, among other young scholars, I was a spectator; they thought themselves gallant men, and I thought them fools ; they made sport, and T laughed ; they mispronounced, and I misliked ; and to make up the atticism, they were out, and I hissed.
Página 174 - ... continually sounding as they went, with melodious noise, in notes on high ; so that the very sight was to them that could behold it as if heaven itself was come down to meet them.
Página 166 - ... itself by nature is, or hath in it, harmony; a thing which delighteth all ages, and beseemeth all states; a thing as seasonable in grief as in joy; as decent, being added unto actions of greatest weight and solemnity, as being used when men most sequester themselves from action.
Página 181 - Wherefore, that here we may briefly end, of Law there can be no less acknowledged, than that her seat is the bosom of God ; her voice, the harmony of the world...
Página 207 - Madam, (says he, to the first of them) you have been upon the earth about fifty years : what have you been doing there all this while ?' ' Doing ! (says she) really I do not know what I have been doing : I desire I may have time given me to recollect.
Página 180 - A man that hath no virtue in himself, ever envieth virtue in others. For men's minds will either feed upon their own good, or upon others' evil ; and who wanteth the one, will prey upon the other : and whoso is out of hope to attain to another's virtue, will seek to come at even hand by depressing another's fortune.

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