The new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences

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Page 221 - Wrapt in a pleasing fit of melancholy, To meditate my rural minstrelsy, Till Fancy had her fill. But ere a close The wonted roar was up amidst the woods...
Page 50 - Come, thick night! And pall thee in the dunnest smoke of hell. That my keen knife see not the wound it makes ; Nor heav'n peep through the blanket of the dark, To cry. Hold, hold!
Page 94 - And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.
Page 372 - And divide the prey into two parts ; between them that took the war upon them, who went out to battle, and between all the congregation : 28 And levy a tribute unto the LORD of the men of war which went out to battle...
Page 364 - So often fills his arms ; so often draws His lonely footsteps at the silent hour, To pay the mournful tribute of his tears * Oh ! he will tell thee, that the wealth of worlds Should ne'er seduce his bosom to forego That sacred hour...
Page 184 - Oh that I were made judge in the land, that every man which hath any suit or cause might come unto me, and I would do him justice...
Page 113 - DEFORMED persons are commonly even with nature ; for as nature hath done ill by them, so do they by nature; being for the most part, as the Scripture saith, void of natural affection: and so they have their revenge of nature.
Page 13 - Reduce the glittering trappings of thy wife To humble weeds, fit for thy little state : Then to some suburb cottage both retire ; Drudge to feed loathsome life ; get brats and starve. — Home, home, I say ! Exit, B.
Page 47 - Within this defence they creeled their fort, planting upon it fifty pieces of cannon. On the other fide of the harbour, there was a mountain a mile high, on which they placed a...
Page 47 - To this place, it was obferved, that the Highlanders often repaired, to enjoy a cool air, and to talk of their friends they had left behind in their hills, friends whofe minds were as high as their mountains.

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