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Coming on such an ancient human trace
Seems as expressive of the human race
As meeting someone living, face to face.
Thus I believe that without doing violence to the ancient doctrine of the Chinese, one can say that the Li has been brought by the ...
On thy wither'd lips and dry,
Which like barren furrows lie,
Do not remove the ancient landmark that your ancestors set up.
With the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days understanding.
Just as a mirror may be used to reflect images, so ancient events may be used to understand the present.
Since I am upon this Subject, I must observe that our English Poets have succeeded much better in the Stile, than in the Sentiment ...
I think a Person who is thus terrifyed [sic] with the Imagination of Ghosts and Spectres much more reasonable, than one who contra ...
But ancient insolence is wont to bear an insolence that has its youth among human miseries, sooner or later, when the fixed time o ...
Like figures on an ancient clock,
Warrior, or saint, or clown
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