Shenstone-Green, Or, The New Paradise Lost: Being a History of Human Nature : in Three Volumes, Volume 1

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Page 107 - Romans, countrymen, and lovers ! hear me for my cause, and be silent, that you may hear : believe me for mine honour, and have respect to mine honour, that you may believe : censure me in your wisdom, and awake your senses, that you may the better judge. If there be any in this assembly, any dear friend of Caesar's, to him I say that Brutus' love to Caesar was no less than his.
Page 198 - And fee our lov'd Corydon laid: Tho' forrow may blemifh the verfe, Yet let the fad tribute be paid. They call'd him the pride of the plain : In footh, he was gentle and kind ; He mark'd in his elegant ftrain, The Graces that glow'd in his mind.
Page 199 - But never wou'd rifle their cell. Ye lambkins that play'd at his feet, Go bleat — and your mafter bemoan ; His mufic was artlefs and fweet, His manners as mild as your own.
Page 198 - On purpose he planted yon trees, That birds in the covert might dwell ; He cultur'd the thyme for the bees, But never would rifle their cell. Ye lambkins that play'd at his feet, Go bleat, and your master bemoan ; His music was artless and sweet, His manners as mild as your own.
Page 6 - I was one of his majefty's juftices, and, ir feems, the peace, which it was my office to guard, had been broken by a wench who had been fo improvident to follow the impulies of nature before they were fanctified by law.
Page 153 - Am I to take notice of any ragged " tatterdemallions that I may meet, " overtake, or follow upon the road — " fuch as beggars, gypfies, &c. — or " am I to let them alone ? I have al...
Page 154 - encouragement, he would certainly " have undertaken to hop to you in " about forty eight hours ; nay, he " worked away upon his timber ten " or a dozen paces to fhow me how " he could move ; but I have let him " flip through my fingers. If you " think he is a prize, fir, I will con" trive to pick him up and pack him '* in a cart; or, if your Honour
Page 6 - Wretch, (faid I to the conftable) what is that to thee...
Page 152 - I am willing it mould be fo done *' as to hand down my name to pof" terity in a way to do it honour. " Being now, as I take it, on the *' road of immortality, it behoveth *
Page 156 - of recruits (and almoft all fuch as " are too frightful for any hofpital " but " but your Honour's) as I go along/ " Fail not then to let me know the "bounds of my authority, and" main, in the mean time, " Your Honour's *' Moft faithful fervant and fteward, . "SAMUEL SARCASM.

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