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Page 1 - PASSIONS are likened best to floods and streams. The shallow murmur, but the deep are dumb. So, when affections yield discourse, it seems The bottom is but shallow whence they come ; They that are rich in words must needs discover, They are but poor in that which makes a lover.
Page 25 - Come, then, the colours and the ground prepare; Dip in the rainbow, trick her off in air; Choose a firm cloud before it fall, and in it Catch, ere she change, the Cynthia of this minute.
Page 281 - The chamber where the good man meets his fate Is privileged beyond the common walk Of virtuous life, quite in the verge of Heaven.
Page 78 - To hearke what any one did good report, To blot the same with blame, or wrest in wicked sort.
Page 212 - Though with their high wrongs I am struck to the quick, Yet, with my nobler reason 'gainst my fury Do I take part : the rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance : they being penitent, The sole drift of my purpose doth extend Not a frown further.
Page 12 - Is sweeter than a calm estate. Give me a storm ; if it be love, Like Danae in that golden shower I swim in pleasure ; if it prove Disdain, that torrent will devour 10 My vulture-hopes ; and he 's possessed Of heaven that 's but from hell released.
Page 146 - But yet some rumours great are stirring; and if Lorenzo should prove false — which none but the great gods can tell — you then perhaps would find that (Whispers.) Bayes. Now he whispers.
Page 146 - twill in time appear, These are the reasons that have mov'd him to't ; First, he [ Whispers. Bayes. Now the other whispers.
Page 270 - I pity the man who can travel from Dan. to Beersheba, and cry, 'Tis all barren and so it is; and so is all the world to him, who will not cultivate the fruits it offers.
Page 264 - What eqiial torment to the griefe of minde, And pyning anguish hid in gentle heart, That inly feeds itself with thoughts unkinde, And nourisheth her own consuming smart ? SPENSEB.

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