English Synonymes Explained in Alphabetical Order

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J. & J. Harper, 1826 - English language - 713 pages

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Page 155 - gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long...
Page 357 - Yet come it will, the day decreed by fates! (How my heart trembles while my tongue relates!) The day when thou, imperial Troy! must bend, And see thy warriors fall, thy glories end.
Page 314 - To rapture, and enthusiastic heat, We feel the present Deity, and taste The joy of GOD to see a happy world...
Page 357 - Bring water; bathe the wound; while I in death Lay close my lips to hers, and catch the flying breath.
Page 307 - A man who is furnished with arguments from the mint will convince his antagonist much sooner than one who draws them from reason and philosophy. Gold is a wonderful clearer of the understanding; it dissipates every doubt and scruple in an instant; accommodates itself to the meanest capacities; silences the loud and clamorous; and brings over the most obstinate and inflexible.
Page 173 - So that pure and unsullied thoughts are naturally suggested to the mind, by those objects that perpetually encompass us, when they are beautiful and elegant in their kind. In the east, where the warmth of the climate makes cleanliness more immediately necessary than in colder countries, it is made one part of their religion : the Jewish law...
Page 190 - Everything is compatible with a plan which does not interrupt its prosecution ; everything is consistent with a person's station by which it is neither degraded nor elevated. It is not compatible with the good discipline of a school to allow of foreign interference ; it is not consistent with the elevated and dignified character of a clergyman to engage in the ordinary pursuits of other men.
Page 354 - ... where And what I was whence thither brought and how. Not distant far from thence a murmuring sound Of waters issued from a cave and spread Into a liquid plain then stood unmoved Pure as the expanse of heaven I thither went With unexperienced thought and laid me down On the green bank to look into the clear Smooth lake that to me seemed another sky.
Page 359 - ... competitor, I was awakened by the noise of the cannon, which were then fired for the taking of Mons. I should have been very much troubled 'at being thrown out of so pleasing a vision on any other occasion ; but thought it an agreeable change to have my thoughts diverted from the greatest among the dead and fabulous heroes, to the most famous among the real and the living.
Page 488 - Which is the hot condition of their blood ; If they but hear perchance a trumpet sound, Or any air of music touch their ears, You shall perceive them make a mutual stand, Their savage eyes...

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