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Page 118 - I trust it has ever been my ruling principle, that honesty is the best policy; and likewise that other golden precept - to do unto all men as I would they should do unto me.
Page 161 - Queen, and all that are put in authority under her; to submit ourselves to all our governors, teachers, spiritual pastors and masters ; to order ourselves lowly and reverently to all our betters...
Page 217 - Why is our food so very sweet? — Because we earn before we eat. Why are our wants so very few? — Because we Nature's calls pursue. Whence our complacency of mind? — ' Because we act our parts assign'd.
Page 163 - ... have understood the purpose with which those islands were shaped out of the void, and the torpid waters enclosed with their desolate walls of sand! How little could we have known, any more than of what now seems to us most distressful, dark, and objectless, the glorious aim which was then in the mind of Him in whose hands are all the corners of the earth!
Page 85 - Modesty is one of the chief ornaments of youth and has ever been esteemed a presage of rising merit.
Page 78 - Them that are meek shall he guide in judgment : and such as are gentle, them shall he learn his way.
Page 220 - Montague should smile, New strains ere long shall animate thy frame. And her applause to me is more than fame; For still with truth accords her taste refined. At lucre or renown let others aim, I only wish to please the gentle mind, Whom Nature's charms inspire, and love of human kind.
Page 66 - If I am right, thy grace impart Still in the right to stay ; If I am wrong, oh teach my heart To find that better way.