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this object; and, what is a much more important question, whether it be worth attaining; and upon
the decision of these two questions will rest my claim to the approbation of the public,
Pectus enim id est quod disertos facit, & vis mentis ; ideoque imperitis quoquo, si modo sint aliquo affectu concitati, verba non desunt.
"Why, William, on that old grey stone,
“Where are your books ?-that light bequeath'd “To beings else forlorn and blind ! “Up! Up! and drink the spirit breath'd " From dead men to their kind.
“ You look round on your mother earth, “ As if she for no purpose bore you ; “ As if you were her first-born birth,
And none had lived before you !”
One morning thus, by Esthwaite lake,
“ The eye it cannot chuse but see;
Against, or with our will.
« Nor less I deem that there arę powers “ Which of themselves our minds impress; “ That we can feed this mind of qurs, “In a wise passiveness.