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PÓgina 390 - Whereas my birth and spirit rather took The way that takes the town, Thou didst betray me to a ling'ring book And wrap me in a gown.
PÓgina 401 - ... that the thought of what he had done would prove music to him at midnight, and that the omission of it would have upbraided and made discord in his conscience, whensoever he should pass by that place. " for if I be bound to pray for all that be in distress, I am sure that I am bound, so far as it is in my power, to practise what I pray for. • And though I do not wish for the like occasion every day, yet let me tell you, I would not willingly pass one day of my life without comforting a sad...
PÓgina 400 - In another walk to Salisbury, he saw a poor man, with a poorer horse, that was fallen under his load. They were both in distress, and needed present help; which Mr. Herbert perceiving, put off his canonical coat, and helped the poor man to unload, and after, to load his horse. The poor man.
PÓgina 401 - That the thought of what he had done would prove music to him at midnight; and that the omission of it would have upbraided and made discord in his conscience, whensoever he should pass by that place; for, if I be bound to pray for all that...
PÓgina 359 - Sidney's sister, Pembroke's mother. Death, ere thou hast slain another Fair and learn'd and good as she, Time shall throw a dart at thee.
PÓgina 364 - Hoist led the Bride to Church ; the Queen followed her from thence. The King gave her; and she in her tresses and trinkets brided and bridled it so handsomely, and indeed became herself so well, that the King said, ' if he were unmarried, he would not give her, but keep her himself.
PÓgina 391 - Well, I will change the service, and go seek Some other master out. Ah, my dear God ! though I am clean forgot, Let me not love Thee, if I love Thee not.
PÓgina 384 - Therefore I would fain do something but that I cannot tell what is no wonder. For to choose is to do; but to be no part of any body is to be nothing.
PÓgina 382 - The rest of her character may be read in his printed poems, in that elegy which bears the name of
PÓgina 288 - He tells the story of this ancient wooing—" I boldly intruded myself into her ladyship's chamber in the court on Candlemass day last, at what time I imparted my desire unto her, which was entertained, but with this caution on either part, that both of us resolved not to proceed to any final conclusion without his majesty's most gracious favour first obtained. And this was our first meeting!

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