The Annual Biography and Obituary, Bind 8

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Longman., 1824
 

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Side 29 - Let me die the death of the righteous, and let my latter end be like his.
Side 249 - LL.D., Downing Professor of the Laws of England in the University of Cambridge.
Side 16 - Hear, Nature, hear! dear goddess, hear! Suspend thy purpose, if thou didst intend To make this creature fruitful. Into her womb convey sterility; Dry up in her the organs of increase; And from her derogate body never spring A babe to honour her!
Side 240 - Halifax, one of the justices of the peace for the West. Riding of the county of York, and a deputy lieutenant for the same district.
Side 15 - I have lived long enough : my way of life Is fall'n into the sear, the yellow leaf ; And that which should accompany old age, As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look to have ; but, in their stead, Curses, not loud but deep, mouth-honour, breath, Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not.
Side 275 - Kent. Vex not his ghost. O, let him pass! He hates him That would upon the rack of this tough world Stretch him out longer.
Side 43 - The other shape — If shape it might be called that shape had none Distinguishable in member, joint or limb, Or substance might be called that shadow seemed, For each seemed either — black it stood as Night, Fierce as ten Furies, terrible as Hell, And shook a dreadful dart ; what seemed his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on.
Side 43 - His figure was striking, but not so from grace ; it was tall, and, though extremely thin, his limbs were large and uncouth, and as he stalked along, wrapt in the black garments of his order, there was something terrible in its air ; something almost superhuman.
Side 57 - Our tender plants, how blows the citron grove, What drops the myrrh, and what the balmy reed, How nature paints her colours, how the bee Sits on the bloom extracting liquid sweet.
Side 177 - A Series of Engravings, Accompanied with Explanations, Which Are Intended To Illustrate the Morbid Anatomy of Some of the Most Important Parts of the Human Body.

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