Hudibras, Volym 3

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Charles & Henry Baldwyn, 1819 - 294 sidor
 

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Sida 214 - Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it, 45 And because I tell you the truth, ye believe me not.
Sida 99 - Curse ye Meroz, said the angel of the Lord, curse ye bitterly the inhabitants thereof; because they came not to the help of the Lord, to the help of the Lord, against the mighty.
Sida 20 - For loyalty is still the same Whether it win or lose the game ; True as the dial to the sun, Although it be not shin'd upon.
Sida 79 - Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast : for it is the number of a man ; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.
Sida 209 - Upon their separating from one another into distant countries, they agreed to withdraw themselves punctually into their closets at a certain hour of the day, and to converse with one another by means of this their invention.
Sida 340 - For he was of that stubborn crew Of errant saints, whom all men grant To be the true Church Militant ; Such as do build their faith upon The holy text of pike and gun ; Decide all controversies by Infallible artillery ; And prove their doctrine orthodox By apostolic blows, and knocks...
Sida 53 - The devil was sick, the devil a monk would be ; The devil was well, the devil a monk was he.
Sida 210 - Well believe this, No ceremony that to great ones 'longs, Not the king's crown, nor the deputed sword, The marshal's truncheon, nor the judge's robe, Become them with one half so good a grace, As mercy does.
Sida 26 - Oliver, though he was a traitor and a villain, was a brave fellow, had great parts, great courage, and was worthy to command. But that Richard, that coxcomb, coquin, poltroon, was surely the basest fellow alive ; what is become of that fool? How was it possible he could be such a sot?
Sida 186 - To this brave man the knight repairs For counsel in his law affairs; And found him mounted in his pew. With books and money placed for shew, Like nest-eggs to make clients lay And for his false opinion pay.

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