The Novels and Romances of Anna Eliza Bray ..., Volume 1

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Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1845
 

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Halaman xliv - ... in that state of life in which it has pleased God to place them...
Halaman viii - I know, says he, the performances of his youth, as they were the most vigorous, were the best. But the power of nature is only the power of using to any certain purpose the materials which diligence procures or opportunity supplies. Nature gives no man knowledge, and when images are collected by study and experience, can only assist in combining or applying them.
Halaman i - Cheapside shall my palfrey go to grass: and when I am king, as king I will be,— ALL God save your majesty! CADE I thank you, good people: there shall be no money; all shall eat and drink on my score; and I will apparel them all in one livery, that they may agree like brothers and worship me their lord.
Halaman xxxii - When Sir Jonathan Trelawny, one of the seven Bishops, was committed to the Tower, the Cornish men rose one and all, and marched as far as Exeter, in their way to extort his liberation. " A good sword and a trusty hand! A merry heart and true ! Kinú James's men shall understand What Cornish lads can do ! " And have the}- fixed the where and when?
Halaman viii - Invention is one of the great marks of genius ; but if we consult experience we shall find, that it is by being conversant with the inventions of others that we learn to invent, as by reading the thoughts of others we learn to think.
Halaman xxxiii - one and all,' and hand in hand, And who shall bid us nay ? " And when we come to London Wall, A pleasant sight to view, Come forth ! come forth, ye cowards all, Here's men as good as you ! " Trelawny he's in keep and hold, Trelawny he may die ; But here's twenty thousand Cornish bold, Will know the reason why !
Halaman ix - ... there is always a silent reference of human works to human abilities, and as the enquiry, how far man may extend his designs, or how high he may rate his native force, is of far greater dignity than in what rank we shall place any particular performance...
Halaman viii - Shakespeare, however favoured by nature, could impart only what he had learned; and as he must increase his ideas, like other mortals, by gradual acquisition he, like them, grew wiser as he grew older, could display life better as he knew it more, and instruct with more efficacy as he was himself more amply...
Halaman xxxiii - We'll cross the Tamar land to land, The Severn is no stay — All side by side, and hand to hand, And who shall bid us nay ? " And when we come to London Wall, A pleasant sight to view, Come forth ! Come forth, ye Cowards all, To better men than you...
Halaman 10 - I was all you say," answered John; " but I am neither now." "How!" again exclaimed Sir Simon in the utmost astonishment, "not deacon of the pilots! not the Earl's favourite! why what in the name of all the saints does this mean ? I am more and more bewildered.

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