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第181页 - But this I say, brethren, the time is short: it remaineth, that both they that have wives be as though they had none; And they that weep, as though they wept not; and they that rejoice, as though they rejoiced not; and they that buy, as though they possessed not; And they that use this world, as not abusing it: for the fashion of this world passeth away.
第237页 - Immediately after leaving the King's Bench Prison, By the benefit of the Act of Insolvency : In consequence of which, he registered His Kingdom of Corsica For the use of his Creditors. The Grave, great teacher, to a level brings, Heroes and beggars, galley-slaves and kings. But Theodore this moral learn'd, ere dead ; Fate pour'd its lessons on his living head, Bestow'da kingdom and denied him bread.
第237页 - December 11, 1756, immediately after leaving the King's Bench Prison, by the benefit of the Act of Insolvency ; in consequence of which, he registered his kingdom of Corsica for the use of his creditors.
第382页 - Malcolm, Land, rediv. INSCRIPTION ON A MONUMENT ALLUDED TO IN THE SKETCH. Here lyes the Loyal Duke of Newcastle, and his Duchess his second wife, by whom he had no issue. Her name was Margaret Lucas, youngest sister to the Lord Lucas of Colchester, a noble family ; for all the brothers were valiant, and all the sisters virtuous.
第237页 - THE BODY of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and stript of its lettering and gilding) lies here food for worms ; yet the work itself shall not be lost, for it will (as he believed) appear once more in a new and more beautiful edition, corrected and amended by THE AUTHOR.
第250页 - I was promoted in my nineteenth year, was excessively severe on a slim loose-jointed lad, but it was well paid for; and it enabled me to support myself while attending medical and Greek classes in Glasgow in winter, as also the divinity lectures of Dr Wardlaw, by working with my hands in summer.
第237页 - Amen : A second he took she departed what then ? He married and buried a third with Amen. Thus his joys and his sorrows were Treble but then His Voice was deep Bass as he sung out Amen. On the Horn he could blow as well as most men So his Horn was exalted in blowing Amen.
第250页 - ... quite conscious of all that was happening. It was like what patients partially under the influence of chloroform describe, who see all the operation, but feel not the knife. This singular condition was not the result of any mental process. The shake annihilated fear, and allowed no sense of horror in looking round at the beast. This peculiar state is probably produced in all animals killed by the carnivora ; and if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator for lessening the pain of...
第236页 - Pravity of his Manners, Than successful In Accumulating WEALTH, For, without TRADE or PROFESSION, Without TRUST of PUBLIC MONEY, And without BRIBE-WORTHY Service, He acquired, or more properly created, A MINISTERIAL ESTATE. He was the only Person of his Time, Who could CHEAT without the Mask of HONESTY...
第250页 - The shock produced a stupor similar to that which seems to be felt by a mouse after the first shake of .the cat. It caused a sort of dreaminess, in which there was no sense of pain nor feeling of terror, though quite conscious of all that was happening. It was like what patients partially under the influence of chloroform describe, who see all the operation, but feel not the knife.