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The Parricide, Or the Youth's Career of Crime (Classic Reprint)
George W. M. Reynolds
No preview available - 2018
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Page 6 - The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose. An evil soul, producing holy witness, Is like a villain with a smiling cheek ; A goodly apple rotten at the heart: O, what a goodly outside falsehood hath ! Shy.
Page 78 - When lovely woman stoops to folly, And finds too late that men betray ; What charm can soothe her melancholy, What art can wash her guilt away ? The only art her guilt to cover, To hide her shame from every eye, To give repentance to her lover, And wring his bosom — is to die.
Page 14 - In peace, Love tunes the shepherd's reed; In war, he mounts the warrior's steed; In halls, in gay attire is seen; In hamlets, dances on the green. Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above ; For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Page 44 - ET a obfervation with extenfive view, **— * Survey. mankind, from China to Peru ; Remark each anxious, toil, each eager ftrife, And watch the bufy fcenes of crowded life ; Then fay how hope and fear, defire and...
Page 157 - It is the wisdom of rats, that will be sure to leave a house somewhat before it fall. It is the wisdom of the fox, that thrusts out the badger, who digged and made room for him. It is the wisdom of crocodiles, that shed tears when they would devour. But that which is specially to be noted is, that those which, as Cicero says of Pompey, are sui amantes sine rivali, are many times unfortunate.
Page 157 - Wisdom for a man's self is, in many branches thereof, a depraved thing. It is the wisdom of rats, that will be sure to leave a house somewhat before it fall. It is the wisdom of the fox, that thrusts out the badger, who digged and made room for him. It is the wisdom of crocodiles, that shed tears when they would devour.
Page 26 - Here laws are all inviolate; none lay Traps for the traveller; every highway's clear; Here — " he was interrupted by a knife, With — "Damn your eyes! your money or your life!
Page 80 - the sovereign architect raised on Masonic principles the beauteous globe, and commanded that master science, Geometry, to lay the planetary world, and to regulate by its laws the whole stupendous system in just unerring proportion, rolling round the central sun.
Page 102 - It was the first time he had called her by her Christian name ; but...