The invisible spy, by Explorabilis

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Page 175 - Has coin'd and ftamp'd for good. Pride and ambition here, Only in far-fetch'd metaphors appear ; Here nought but winds can hurtful murmurs fcatter, And nought but echo flatter. The Gods, when they defcended, hither From heaven did always chufe their way ; And therefore we may boldly fay, That 'tis the way too thither. How happy...
Page 194 - Forgiveness to the Injur'd does belong; But they ne'er pardon who have done the wrong.
Page 116 - tis his; and has been Slave to thousands. But he that filches from me my good Name, Robs me of that which not enriches him, And makes me poor indeed.
Page 155 - Spring to squench his amorous thirst. Honour ! who first taught lovely Eyes the art, To wound, and not to cure the heart : With Love to invite, but to forbid with Awe, And to themselves prescribe a Cruel Law...
Page 204 - ... upon a separation, reminding her thus of the inexcusability of her crime: "During the whole course of the years we lived together, you never had the least shadow of a cause to complain of my want either of respect or tenderness. If I indulged any pleasures, which I imagined would give you disquiet, I took care to be very private in them; — Why then did you suffer yourself to be led by an idle curiosity to pry into secrets, which the...
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