Hudibras: A Poem, 1. kötet

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Akerman, ... Walker and Company ... Reid, ... Bigg, ... Sharpe, ... Clarke, ... Chappell, ... Andrews, ... Bell, ... and John Bumpus, 1822 - 494 oldal
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10. oldal - A sect whose chief devotion lies In odd perverse antipathies, In falling out with that or this, And finding somewhat still amiss ; More peevish, cross, and splenetic, Than dog distract, or monkey sick...
424. oldal - All this ! ay, more : fret till your proud heart break ; Go show your slaves how choleric you are, And make your bondmen tremble. Must I budge ? Must I observe you ? must I stand and crouch Under your testy humour ? By the gods, You shall digest the venom of your spleen, Though it do split you...
10. oldal - ... devotion lies In odd perverse antipathies; In falling out with that or this, And finding somewhat still amiss: More peevish, cross, and splenetic, Than dog distract, or monkey sick. That with more care keep Holy-day The wrong...
22. oldal - Still they are sure to be i' th' right. 'Tis a dark-lanthorn of the spirit, Which none see by but those that bear it ; A light that falls down from on high, For spiritual trades to cozen by ; An ignis fatuus that bewitches And leads men into pools and ditches, To make them dip themselves, and sound For Christendom in dirty pond ; To dive, like wild-fowl, for salvation, And fish to catch regeneration.
4. oldal - twixt south and south-west side ; On either which he would dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute. He'd undertake to prove, by force Of argument, a man's no horse; He'd prove a buzzard is no fowl, And that a lord may be an owl, A calf an alderman, a goose a justice, And rooks committee-men and trustees.
271. oldal - Enlarged winds, that curl the flood, Know no such liberty. Stone walls do not a prison make, Nor iron bars a cage; Minds innocent and quiet take That for an hermitage; If I have freedom in my love And in my soul am free, Angels alone, that soar above, Enjoy such liberty.
lix. oldal - Consider, it will soon carry you a great way ; it will carry you from earth to heaven, and there you shall find, to your great joy, the prize to which you hasten, a crown of glory.
20. oldal - s horse, The other would not stay his course. A Squire he had, whose name was Ralph, That in th' adventure went his half. Though writers, for more stately tone, Do call him Ralpho, 'tis all one ; And when we can, with metre safe, We'll call him so, if not, plain Ralph ; (For rhyme the rudder is of verses, With which, like ships, they steer their courses.
5. oldal - I' th' middle of his speech, or cough, H' had hard words ready to show why, And tell what rules he did it by; Else, when with greatest art he spoke, You'd think he talk'd like other folk: For all a rhetorician's rules Teach nothing but to name his tools.
2. oldal - And styled of war as well as peace. (So some rats of amphibious nature Are either for the land or water.) But here our authors make a doubt Whether he were more wise or stout.

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