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Pàgina 249 - Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised. Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates.
Pàgina 138 - That led the favour'd youth aftray ; The day the rebel clans appear'd, O had he never feen that day! Their colours, and their fafh he wore, And in the fatal drefs was found; And now he muft that death endure, Which gives the brave the keeneft wound. How pale was then his true-love's cheek, When JEMMY'S fentence reach'd her ear!
Pàgina 138 - A brighter never trod the plain ; And well he lov'd one charming maid, And dearly was he lov'd again. One tender maid she lov'd him dear, Of gentle blood the damsel came, And faultless was her beauteous form, And spotless was her virgin fame.
Pàgina 289 - For at the window of my house I looked through my casement, and beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding, passing through the street near her corner ; and he went the way to her house, in the twilight, in the evening, in the black and dark night: and, behold, there met him a woman with the attire of an harlot, and subtil of heart.
Pàgina 94 - twill come : A thousand children, young as I, Are call'd by death to hear their doom. Let me improve the hours I have, Before the day of grace is fled: There's no repentance in the grave, No pardon ofFer'd to the dead.
Pàgina 139 - To fhare the cruel fates' decree. O then her mourning coach was call'd, The fledge mov'd flowly on before -, Tho' borne in a triumphal car, She had not lov'd her fav'rite more. She follow'd him, prepar'd to view, The terrible behefts of law ; And the laft fcene of JEMMY'S woes, With calm and ftedfaft eye fhe faw.
Pàgina 137 - Ye tender hearts and lovers dear ; Nor will you scorn to heave a sigh, Nor need you blush to shed a tear. And thou, dear Kitty, peerless maid, Do thou a pensive ear incline ; For thou canst weep at every woe, And pity every plaint — but mine. Young Dawson was a gallant...
Pàgina 47 - S c 2 custody; but having notice of it, he concealed himself two months at the house of a relation, at Grays, in Essex. During this retreat, it was determined not to execute the warrant; but Cook, learning that a bailiff at Stratford had vowed to arrest him if he could be found, he sent the officer a letter, advising him to consult his own safety, for he would blow his brains out if he should meet him. This threat effectually intimidated the bailiff; and Cook, having dissipated all his cash, went...
Pàgina 11 - Sinners, the dairy-maid, de. posed that the deceased, having been sent for some yeast, and staying longer than was necessary, excused herself to her old mistress, on her return, by telling a lie ; on which the daughter struck her violently on the head with her fist, and pinched her ears. Then both of them threw her on the ground, and the daughter kneeled on her neck, while the mother whipped her with twigs till the blood ran on the ground ; and the daughter, taking off one of the girl's shoes, beat...
Pàgina 290 - Hearken unto me now therefore, O ye children, and attend to the words of my mouth. Let not thine heart decline to her ways, go not astray in her paths. For she hath cast down many wounded : yea, many strong men have been slain by her. Her house is the way to hell, going down to the chambers of death.

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