The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes. Illustrated with Notes, Historical, Critical, and Explanatory, and a Life of the Author, Volum 13

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William Miller, 1808
 

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Pàgina 178 - LOOK round the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue. How void of reason are our hopes and fears ! What in the conduct of our life appears So well...
Pàgina 27 - Then there came again and touched me one like the appearance of a man, and he strengthened me, 19 And said, O man greatly beloved, fear not: peace be unto thee, be strong, yea, be strong.
Pàgina 308 - Tell good Barzillai thou canst sing no more, And tell thy soul she should have fled before. Or fled she with his life, and left this verse To hang on her departed patron's hearse?
Pàgina 26 - And he said unto me, O Daniel, a man greatly beloved, understand the words that I speak unto thee, and stand upright: for unto thee am I now sent. And when he had spoken this word unto me, I stood trembling.
Pàgina 27 - Then said he, Knowest thou wherefore I come unto thee? and now will I return to fight with the prince of Persia: and when I am gone forth, lo, the prince of Grecia shall come. 21 But I will shew thee that which is noted in the scripture of truth: and there is none that holdeth with me in these things, but Michael your prince.
Pàgina 26 - His body also was like the beryl, and his face as the appearance of lightning, and his eyes as lamps of fire, and his arms and his feet like in colour to polished brass, and the voice of his words like the voice of a multitude.
Pàgina 399 - He sung the secret seeds of Nature's frame; How seas, and earth, and air, and active flame, Fell through the mighty void, and, in their fall, Were blindly gather'd in this goodly ball.
Pàgina 17 - The English have only to boast of Spenser and Milton, who neither of them wanted either genius or learning to have been perfect poets; and yet both of them are liable to many censures.
Pàgina 408 - The pines of Maenalus, the vocal grove, Are ever full of verse, and full of love ; They hear the hinds, they hear their god complain, Who suffered not the reeds to rise in vain.
Pàgina 222 - When wilt thou, mighty Jove, My wealthy uncle from this world remove...

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