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Oxford University Press, 1913
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Seite 158 - Knowledge and wisdom, far from beine one, Have ofttimes no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men, Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass. The mere materials with which wisdom builds. Till smooth'd and squared and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems to enrich.
Seite 162 - Who wear our health' but sickly in his life Which in | his death | were perfect. | Whom the vile blows and buffets of the world Have so incensed, that I am reckless what I do to spite the world. I am one | my liege, And
Seite 164 - You are dull, Casca, and those sparks of life That should be in a Roman you do want, Or else you use not. You look pale and gaze And put on fear and cast yourself in wonder "To see the strange impatience of the heavens
Seite 294 - In Milton it occurs but thrice, and in one of these three instances it is applied in a very unusual way. In the first printed of Milton's, poetical compositions, the Epitaph on Shakespeare, we find the lines :— What needs my Shakespeare, for his honour'd bones, The labour of an age in piled stones ? Or that his hallow'd reliques should be hid Under a
Seite 153 - It was that fatal and perfidious bark, Built in the eclipse, and rigg'd with curses dark, That sunk so low that sacred head of thine. Lycidas
Seite 382 - Few men have left behind such purity of character, or such | monuments of laborious piety. He has provided instruction | for all ages, from« those who are lisping their first lessons | to the enlightened readers of Malbranche and Locke ; he has | left neither
Seite 158 - Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass. The mere materials with which wisdom builds. Till smooth'd and squared and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems to enrich. The
Seite 72 - Mr. Gotobed sits up till half-after three, Mr. Makepeace was bred an attorney. Mr. Gardener can't tell a flower from a root, Mr. Wilde with timidity draws back, Mr. Ryder performs all his journeys on foot, Mr. Foote all his journeys on horseback. Kick'd down all his fortune his dad
Seite 72 - Surnames. Men once were surnamed from their shape or estate, (You all may from History worm it ) ; There was Lewis the Bulky, and Henry the Great» John Lackland, and Peter the Hermit. But now, when the door-plates of Misters and Dames Are read, each so constantly varies From the owner's trade, figure, and calling,
Seite 163 - Am I yourself But, as it were, in sort or limitation, To keep with you at meals, comfort your bed And talk to you sometimes

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