Autobiographic Recollections of George Pryme, Esq. M.A. : Sometime Fellow of Trinity College, Professor of Political Economy in the University of Cambridge, and M.P. for the Borough
Deighton, Bell, and Company, 1870 - 407 psl.
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399 psl. - BRIEF life is here our portion ; Brief sorrow, short-lived care ; The life that knows no ending, The tearless life is there.
175 psl. - There is a lad here which hath five barley loaves, and two small fishes ; but what are they among so many ? And Jesus said, Make the men sit down.
vii psl. - I see around me here Things which you cannot see : we die, my friend, Nor we alone, but that which each man loved And prized in his peculiar nook of earth '; . Dies with him, or is changed ; and very soon Even of the good is no memorial left.
400 psl. - But he whom now we trust in Shall then be seen and known ; "And they that know and see him Shall have him for their own. 436 3 The morning shall awaken, The shadows shall decay, And each true-hearted servant Shall shine as doth the day.
248 psl. - A little garden little Jowett made, And fenced it with a little palisade.
77 psl. - Walpole, he was one of those divine men, who, like a chapel in a palace, remain unprofaned, while all the rest is tyranny, corruption, and folly.
63 psl. - The wisdom and frugality of that time being such, that few gentlemen made journeys to London, or any other expensive journey, but upon important business, and their wives never; by which providence they enjoyed and improved their estates in the country, and kept good hospitality in their house, brought up their children well, and were beloved by their neighbours.
384 psl. - What is the worst of woes that wait on age? What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow? To view each loved one blotted from life's page, And be alone on earth, as I am now.
224 psl. - Gentlemen, I stand up in this contest against the friends and followers of Mr. Pitt, or, as they partially designate him, the immortal statesman now no more. Immortal in the miseries of his devoted country ! Immortal in the wounds of her bleeding liberties ! Immortal in the cruel wars which sprang from his cold miscalculating ambition ! Immortal in the intolerable taxes, the countless loads of debt which these wars have flung upon us which the youngest man...