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Can bind and loose all sorts of sin, 1179) Des
And only keeps the keys within ;.. De Tuin
Has no superior to control,
But what itself sets o'er the soul;

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And, when it is enjoin'd t'obey,
Is but confin'd, and keeps the key; } äiti 93
Can walk invisible, and where,
And when, and how, it will, appear;
Can turn itself into disguises
Of all sorts, for all sorts of vices :
Can transubstantiate, metamorphose,
And charm whole herds of beasts, like Orpheus 1
Make woods, and tenements, and lands,
Obey and follow its commands,
And settle on a new freehold,
As Marcly-hill remov'd of old;
Make mountains move with greater force
Than faith, to new proprietors;
And perjures, to secure th’ enjoyments
Of public charges and employments :
For true and faithful, good and just,
Are but preparatives to trust ;
The gilt and ornament of things,
And not their movements, wheels, and springs.

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All love, at first, like generous wine,
Ferments and frets until 'tis fine;
But, when 'tis settled on the lee,
And from th' impurer matter free,

Becomes the richer still the older, 2 13. 1913, en And proves the pleasanter the colder. 190 varer

་. ་་/» ་ ༥) :་: '༡ :/3},,, ,::༔ སྐུ་ Far greater numbers have been lost by hopes, Than all the magazines of daggers, ropes, And other ammunitions of despair, Were ever able to dispatch by fear.!!!"

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SC Liris When princes idly lead about we Those of their party follow suit, and its s'ins Till others trump upon their play, ".-T dari Ini And turn the cards another way. titola

Cisnis Authority is a disease and cure, : . $?" Which men can neither want nor well endure.

A man of quick and active wit sa liwag For drudgery is more unfit; is nie die media cir Compar'd to those of duller parts, as 090 hodin Than running-nags to draw in carts. 10 vu'a mund

Too much or too little with studia Do only render the owners fit +90 02 1 For nothing, but to be undone ait oi bom Much easier than if they'ad none.

As those that are stark blind can traces: 2 The nearest ways

from place to place,'; s. And find the right way easier out,1,151 pm Than those that hood-wink'd try to do't;

So tricks of state are manag'd best i timeter:
By those that are suspected least1 611) juin
And greatest finesse brought about
By engines most unlike to dota into a su este

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As at th' approach of winter all 10 Din? The leaves of great trees use to fall, K. 1979 ? And leave them naked to engage With storms and tempésts when they rage, While humbler plants are found to wearii . !! Their fresh green liv'ries all the year ; u 22:13!; So when the glorious season's gone > 2 11:11 With great men, and hard times come on, The great'st calamities oppresse 13.13 e 11119 The greatest still, and spare the less."3 0.21!

An ass will with his long ears frayn 'to nel The flies, that tickle him, away ; : 418117.) : 201 But man delights to have his ears Blown maggots in by flatterers. 59H 99 Us

In little trades more cheats and lying 031 Are us’d in selling than in buying; í MYLI 11.001 But in the great, unjuster dealing ? Is us’d in buying than in selling. 1.7.2:9 to 11!

All smatt'rers are more brisk and pertozol Than those that understand an art : As little sparkles shine more bright; Than glowing coals, that give them light. " + sust

In Rome no temple was so low with St As that of Honour built, to-show fits by,"

../ How humble honour ought to be, Though there 'twas all authority. Related :

As 'tis a greater mystery, in the art
Of painting, to foreshorten any part
Than draw it out, so 'tis in books the chief
Of all perfections to be plain and brief.

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Navigation, that withstood and The mortal fury of the Flood, 17.103; in sich And prov'd the only means to save All earthly creatures from the wave, s Has, for it, taught the sea and wind: * To lay a tribute on mankind, That, by degrees, has swallow'd more: 46 Than all it drown'd at once before. #ta in

As he whose destiny does prove was nido To dangle in the air above, Does lose his life for want of air, That only fell to be his share; 1. Til So he whom Fate at once design'd, da del To plenty and a wretched mind, 1995 of? .. sal Is but condemn'd † a rich distress, And starves with niggardly excess.

A convert's but a fly, that turns about, After his liead's pulld off, to find it out..

All the inventions that the world contains, 1: Were not by reason first found out, nor brains ; :. But pass for theirs who had the luck to light: 7"'! Upon them by mistake or oversight. :.

BUTLER.

THE GENIUS AND LEARNING OF SHAKSPEARE.

SHAKSPEARE is, above all writers, at least above all modern writers, the poet of nature; the poet that holds

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to his readers a faithful mirror of manners and of life. His characters are not modified by the customs of particular places, unpractised by the rest of the world ; by the peculiarities of studies or professions, which can operate but upon small numbers; or by the accidents of transient fashions or temporary opinions : they are the genuine progeny of common humanity, such as the world will always supply, and observation will always find. His persons act and speak by the influence of those general passions and principles by which all minds are agitated, and the whole system of life is continued in motion. In the writings of other poets, a charactér is too often an individual: in those of Shakspeare, it is commonly a species.

It is from this wide extension of design that so much instruction is derived. It is this which fills the plays of Shakspeare with practical axioms and domestic wisdom. It was said of Euripides, that

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