An introduction to the writing of Greek. [wanting the half-title to pt.1].

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Pàgina 236 - Or wak'd to extafy the living lyre. But knowledge to their eyes her ample page Rich with the fpoils of time did ne'er unroll ; Chill penury reprefs'd their noble rage, And froze the genial current of the foul.
Pàgina 253 - Why, well; Never so truly happy, my good Cromwell. I know myself now; and I feel within me A peace above all earthly dignities, A still and quiet conscience.
Pàgina 278 - Tis folly to be wise. HYMN TO ADVERSITY DAUGHTER of Jove, relentless power, Thou tamer of the human breast, Whose iron scourge and torturing hour The bad affright, afflict the best ! Bound in thy adamantine chain The proud are taught to taste of pain, And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt before, unpitied and alone. When...
Pàgina 235 - These treasures," continued he, "I accept, but give them to this your daughter, and to the man that shall marry her. But I shall go away with one present from you, in exchange for which, though I could have the riches of Babylon, extremely great as they are, or even those of the world, instead of that which you have given me, I should not go away with more pleasure.
Pàgina 274 - There wanted yet the master-work, the end Of all yet done ; a creature, who, not prone And brute as other creatures, but endued With sanctity of reason, might erect His stature, and upright with front serene Govern the rest, self-knowing ; and from thence Magnanimous to correspond with Heaven...
Pàgina 278 - Sire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heavenly birth, And bade to form her infant mind.
Pàgina 292 - Persia, and that all their accounts of it are wholly fabulous, is a paradox too extravagant to be seriously maintained : but their connection with it in war or peace had, indeed, been generally confined to bordering kingdoms under feudatory princes ; and the...
Pàgina 263 - Therefore doth heaven divide The state of man in divers functions, Setting endeavour in continual motion ; To which is fixed, as an aim or butt, Obedience : for so work the honey bees, Creatures that by a rule in nature teach The art of order to a peopled kingdom : They have a king, and officers of sorts ; Where some, like magistrates, correct at home, Others, like merchants, venture trade abroad ; Others, like soldiers, armed in their stings, Make boot upon the summer's velvet buds ; Which pillage...
Pàgina 209 - Greeks too have many particles, which appear to a perfon not well acquainted with the language to be mere expletives. But . they are not fo ; for many of them not only connect the fpeech, but alfo give an emphafis and fignificancy to it, which it would not otherwife have. Of this kind are S...
Pàgina 202 - Of this third kind of noun there are fome fpeciefes which deferve particular notice. And firft, there is one of them made by joining the article to the infinitive of a verb ; for the nature of this mood being to denote the action of the verb fimply, with the addition only of time, but without any expreffion, either of perfon, or of the affection of the mind of the fpeaker, by the article being prefixed it becomes a noun, having all the variety of cafes which nouns have, and being like them made the...

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