Dragons' Teeth, Volume 1

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Page 93 - What beast was't then That made you break this enterprise to me? When you durst do it, then you were a man; And, to be more than what you were, you would Be so much more the man. Nor time nor place Did then adhere, and yet you would make both: They have made themselves, and that their fitness now Does unmake you.
Page 206 - s weel with you gentles, that can sit in the house with handkerchers at your een, when ye lose a friend; but the like o' us maun to our work again, if our hearts were beating as hard as ony hammer.
Page 69 - Nil habet infelix paupertas durius in se quam quod ridiculos homines facit. "Exeat...
Page 225 - This novelty on earth, this fair defect Of Nature, and not fill the world at once With men, as angels, without feminine, Or find some other way to generate Mankind?
Page 13 - See also Jer. vii. 29. Micah i. 16. Isaiah vii. 20. No. 958. — ii. 4. Skin for skin, yea, all that a man hath, will he give for his life.] Before the invention of money, trade used to be carried on by barter ; that is, by exchanging one commodity for another. The men who had been hunting in the woods for wild beasts would carry their skins to market, and exchange them with the armourer for so many bows and arrows. As these traffickers were...
Page 85 - Eton, and the other public schools, properly so called; and we hope and trust that an effort will now be made on the part of the Masters and Fellows of Eton to do full justice to those committed to their charge.

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