The World at Westminster, Volume 1

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Deals with Westminster School.
 

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Page 9 - Th' eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last: But those attain'd, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lengthen'd way; Th...
Page 57 - Peace to all such ! but were there one whose fires True genius kindles, and fair fame inspires; Blest with each talent and each art to please, And born to write, converse, and live with ease...
Page 77 - But we may go further and affirm most truly, that it is a mere and miserable solitude to want true friends, without which the world is but a wilderness ; and even in this sense also of solitude, whosoever in the frame of his nature and affections is unfit for friendship, he taketh it of the beast and not from humanity.
Page 77 - THE HARE AND MANY FRIENDS. Friendship, like love, is but a name, Unless to one you stint the flame. The child, whom many fathers share, Hath seldom known a father's care. Tis thus in friendships; who depend On many, rarely find a friend. A hare, who in a civil way, Complied with everything, like Gay, Was known by all the bestial train Who haunt the wood, or graze the plain.
Page 5 - A perfect judge will read each work of wit With the same spirit that its author writ: Survey the WHOLE, nor seek slight faults to find Where nature moves, and rapture warms the mind, Nor lose for that malignant dull delight, The generous pleasure to be charm'd with wit.
Page 53 - Let those judge others who themselves excel / And censure freely who have written well.
Page 42 - I took up a newspaper to see what was going on in that part of the world...
Page 48 - Sic cerebrum tegit os : qualisque interna cerebrj est, Externo formam cernis in osse parem — Primo adeo intuitu qualis sit quisque videbis :, — Unum de multis sit satis.
Page 48 - J lie credit, frangit, tundit, lacerat, pessundat, Ferro, fuste, palam, clam, pede, dente, manu ; Porro ubi quid ficti at siraulati est; " hem, bone," mecum " Falle alios," inquam, " non ita fallor ego ; Ambrosiisimitare cumis strepituque Tonantem> Causidice?
Page 49 - Ccesare magnanimus mus, Si caput inspicias, ardua uterque petit : Bello fulminat ille, viamque affectat Olympo ; In cameram scandit mus, ubi graua jacent.

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