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קטעים בולטים

עמוד 532 - Chose admirable ! la religion chrétienne, qui ne semble avoir d'objet que la félicité de l'autre vie, fait encore notre bonheur dans celle-ci.
עמוד 271 - And he made his grave with the wicked, and with the rich in his death; because he had done no violence, neither was any deceit in his mouth.
עמוד 390 - It is not our duty to leave wealth to our children, but it is our duty to leave liberty to them. No infamy, iniquity, or cruelty can exceed our own, if we, born and educated in a country of freedom, entitled to its blessings and knowing their value...
עמוד 442 - With the woman one loves, with the friend of one's heart, and a good ftudy of books, one might pals an age there, and think it a day.
עמוד 190 - Superior to the power Of all the warring winds of heaven they rise, And from the stormy promontory tower, And toss their giant arms amid the skies, While each assailing blast increase of strength supplies.
עמוד 81 - AH ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar ; Ah ! who can tell how many a soul sublime Has felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with Fortune an eternal war ; Check'd by the scoff of Pride, by Envy's frown, And Poverty's unconquerable bar, In life's low vale remote has pined alone, Then dropt into the grave, unpitied and unknown...
עמוד 192 - Or scorch'd on rocks, he pines from day to day; But science gives the word; and lo! he braves The surge and tempest, lighted by her ray, And to a happier land wafts merrily away.
עמוד 30 - Paris ; amounting in all to sixteen or seventeen thousand pounds a year ? Was it his birth ? No, a Dutch gentleman only. Was it his estate ? No, he had none. Was it his learning, his parts, his political abilities and application ? You can answer these questions as easily...
עמוד 453 - I he island, for at high water it is divided into two, makes a kind of a cone, the pillars converging together towards the centre ; on the other, they are in general laid down flat, and in the front next to the main...
עמוד 100 - It is no more than justice, quoth the Farmer, to be sure : But, what did I say ? — I mistake. It is your bull that has killed one of my oxen. Indeed ! says the Lawyer ; that alters the case : I must inquire into the affair ; and if — And IF ! said the Farmer — the business, I find, would have been concluded without an IF, had you been as ready to do justice to others as to exact it from them.

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