The Harvard Monthly, Volumes 27-28

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Harvard College, 1899

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Page 39 - Weite Welt und breites Leben, Langer Jahre redlich Streben, Stets geforscht und stets gegründet, Nie geschlossen, oft gerundet, Ältestes bewahrt mit Treue, Freundlich aufgefaßtes Neue, Heitern Sinn und reine Zwecke: Nun! man kommt wohl eine Strecke.
Page 175 - ... and spirit in them, which, if any have tasted, they have far exceeded the palates of antiquity. Liquors not to be computed by years of annual magistrates, but by great conjunctions and the fatal periods of kingdoms. J The draughts of consulary date were but crude unto these, and Opimian wine§ but in the must unto them.
Page 180 - Bless me in this life with but peace of my conscience, command of my affections, the love of thyself and my dearest friends : and I shall be happy enough to pity Caesar. These are, O Lord, the humble desires of my most reasonable ambition, and all I dare call happiness on earth ; wherein I set no rule or limit to thy hand or providence, dispose of me according to the wisdom of thy pleasure. Thy will be done though in my own undoing.
Page 176 - I could never divide myself from any man upon the difference of an opinion, or be angry with his judgment for not agreeing with me in that from which perhaps within a few days I should dissent myself.
Page 178 - Though Somnus in Homer be sent to rowse up Agamemnon, I find no such effects in the drowzie approaches of sleep. To keep our eyes open longer were but to act our Antipodes. The Huntsmen are up in America, and they are already past their first sleep in Persia.
Page 178 - I have therefore one common and authentick philosophy I learned in the schools, whereby I discourse and satisfy the reason of other men ; another more reserved, and drawn from experience, whereby I content mine own.
Page 6 - eroes, nor we aren't no blackguards too, But single men in barricks, most remarkable like you; An' if sometimes our conduck isn't all your fancy paints, Why, single men in barricks don't grow into plaster saints; While it's Tommy this, an
Page 82 - For he doth not only show the way, but giveth so sweet a prospect into the way as will entice any man to enter into it. Nay, he doth, as if your journey should lie through a fair vineyard, at the very first give you a cluster of grapes, that full of that taste you may long to pass further.
Page 66 - He said, He had loved her long ; She said, Love should have no wrong. Corydon would kiss her then ; She said, Maids must kiss no men Till they did for good and all ; Then she made the shepherd call All the heavens to witness truth Never loved a truer youth. Thus with many a pretty oath, Yea and nay, and faith and troth, Such as silly shepherds use When they will not Love abuse, Love, which had been long deluded, Was with kisses sweet concluded ; And Phillida, with garlands gay, Was made the Lady...

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