The autobiography of William Jerdan, with his literary, political, and social reminiscences and correspondence during the last fifty years, Volume 3

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Page 8 - Price 2s. 6d. 1. ALFRED CAMPBELL; or, Travels of a Young Pilgrim. 2. DECISION; a Tale. 3. ENERGY. 4. FAREWELL TALES. 5. FORTITUDE. 6. HUMILITY. 7. INTEGRITY.
Page 367 - Edition, uniform with the above, THE COMMUNION TABLE; Or, COMMUNICANT'S MANUAL : a plain and practical EXPOSITION of the LORD'S SUPPER.
Page 190 - Of every hearer; for it so falls out That what we have we prize not to the worth Whiles we enjoy it, but being lack'd and lost, Why, then we rack the value, then we find The virtue that possession would not show us Whiles it was ours.
Page 368 - THE BAPTISMAL FONT ; an Exposition of the Nature and Obligations of Christian Baptism. With an Appendix.
Page 296 - FROM his brimstone bed at break of day A walking the Devil is gone, To visit his snug little farm the Earth, And see how his stock goes on.
Page vii - ALL my past life is mine no more; The flying hours are gone, Like transitory dreams given o'er, Whose images are kept in store By memory alone. The time that is to come is not; How can it then be mine? The present moment's all my lot; And that, as fast as it is got, Phillis, is only thine.
Page 18 - By numbers here from shame or censure free All crimes are safe, but hated poverty. This, only this, the rigid law pursues ; This, only this, provokes the snarling muse. The sober trader at a tatter'd cloak Wakes from his dream, and labours for a joke; With brisker air the silken courtiers gaze, And turn the varied taunt a thousand ways...
Page 355 - It ends with musical melancholy, a strain of exquisitely simple beauty, referring to the judicial slaying of one of England's worthiest sons. There are some fine portraits ably limned herein. There are family pictures so graphically described that they possess the mind for ever.
Page 236 - The wheel of life no less will stay In a smooth than rugged way: Since it equally doth flee, Let the motion pleasant be. Why do we precious ointments shower ? Nobler wines why do we pour ? Beauteous flowers why do we spread, Upon the monuments of the dead?
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