The Victory; Or, The Ward-room Mess

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Page 221 - Grief fills the room up of my absent child, Lies in his bed, walks up and down with me, Puts on his pretty looks, repeats his words, Remembers me of all his gracious parts, Stuffs out his vacant garments with his form; Then, have I reason to be fond of grief ? Fare you well: had you such a loss as I, I could give better comfort than you do.
Page 290 - Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love: Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues; Let every eye negotiate for itself, And trust no agent; for beauty is a witch, Against whose charms faith melteth into blood.
Page 131 - Though justice be thy plea, consider this, That, in the course of justice, none of us Should see salvation: we do pray for mercy; And that same prayer doth teach us all to render The deeds of mercy.
Page 165 - Negro has a soul ? an' please your honour, said the Corporal (doubtingly). I am not much versed, Corporal, quoth my uncle Toby, in things of that kind; but I suppose, God would not leave him without one, any more than thee or me It would be putting one sadly over the head of another, quoth the Corporal. It would so; said my uncle Toby. Why then, an...
Page 73 - I'm saying bad and black as he is, there's never nothing but what you may get some good out on, and mayhap he may lend us a lift at a pinch, for notwithstanding what the clargy says as ' he goes cruising about seeking to devour a roaring lion,' — and that's no babby's bite any how in these here times, Jem, — yet unless you can prove he has done you or your country any harm, what right have you got to speak again him. And as for the lawyers, why the case is just as this here, Jem, — if you was...
Page 68 - Than by self-offences weighing. Shame to him whose cruel striking Kills for faults of his own liking! Twice treble shame on Angelo, To weed my vice and let his grow! O, what may man within him hide, Though angel on the outward side! How may likeness made in crimes, Making practice on the times, To draw with idle spiders' strings Most ponderous and substantial things!
Page 141 - Lordship did not make any very minute enquiries, and baving obtained a favourable dismissal she left him. Soon afterwards she was sent on board the Brunswick, Captain Harvey, and had not been long there ere her cleanliness and good conduct, Which differed so widely from other boys of the age she seemed, attracted the attention of her commander ; he questioned her as to her friends, and whether she had not run away from some school to try the sea. Mary Anne related such of her adventures as were consistent...
Page 160 - The prayer ceased, and Jem stood erect and firm. He shook hands with the chaplain, pressed Dick Wills to his heart; then the captain placed himself in a conspicuous situation to read the sentence of the courtmartial and the death warrant for execution.
Page 247 - And swore by the Lord, that was mickle of might, " I thought he had not beene in the world, Durst have wrought England such unright.
Page 247 - London, with certain other ships of Southampton and Bristol, had an ordinary and usual trade to Sicily, Candia Chios, and sometimes to Cyprus, as also to Tripoli and Barutti in Syria.

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