Craven Derby: Or, The Lordship by Tenure, Includes The Ladye of the Rose: an Historical Legend, Relating to the Great Founder of the Noble House of Darbye ...

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Merric Smith, 1833

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Strana 158 - TWAS at the royal feast for Persia won By Philip's warlike son: Aloft in awful state The godlike hero sate On his imperial throne...
Strana 36 - Hear him but reason in divinity And, all-admiring, with an inward wish, You would desire the King were made a prelate. Hear him debate of commonwealth affairs, You would say it hath been all in all his study. List his discourse of war, and you shall hear A fearful battle rendered you in music. Turn him to any cause of policy, The Gordian knot of it he will unloose Familiar as his garter...
Strana 102 - O MEMORY ! thou fond deceiver, Still importunate and vain, To former joys recurring ever, And turning all the past to pain : Thou, like the world, th...
Strana 130 - The quality of mercy is not strain'd ; It droppeth, as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath ; it is twice blessed ; It blesseth him that gives, and him that takes...
Strana 83 - That light we see is burning in my hall ; how far that little candle throws its beams, so shines a good deed in a naughty world...
Strana 130 - Tis mightiest in the mightiest ; it becomes The throned monarch better than his crown : His sceptre shows the force of temporal power, The attribute to awe and majesty, Wherein doth sit the dread and fear of kings ; But mercy is above the scepter'd sway, It is enthroned in the hearts of kings, It is an attribute to God himself; And earthly power doth then show likest God's, When mercy seasons justice...
Strana 55 - Hys bowe was great and longe, He set that arrowe in his bowe, That was both styffe and stronge. He prayed the people that was there, That they would styll stande, " For he that shooteth for such a wager, Behoveth a stedfast hand.
Strana 174 - Thou art exceeding fair. Leon. Beauty alone is but of little worth; But when the soul and body of a piece, Both shine alike, then they obtain a price...
Strana 1 - Glory is like a circle in the water, Which never ceases to enlarge itself, Till by broad spreading it disperse to nought.
Strana 149 - I have paramount ties, which have grown with my growth, and strengthened with my strength...

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