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Стр. 466 - Governments, like clocks, go from the motion men give them ; and as governments are made and moved by men, so by them they are ruined too. Wherefore governments rather depend upon men, than men upon governments. Let men be good, and the government cannot be bad; if it be ill, they will cure it. But if men be bad, let the government be never so good, they will endeavour to warp and spoil it to their turn.
Стр. 305 - Six hours to sleep, to law's grave study six, Four spend in prayer, the rest on nature fix.
Стр. 216 - And, remember my words, that it were better for a man to be subject to any vice than to it ; for all other vanities and sins are recovered, but a drunkard will never shake off the delight of beastliness ; for the longer it possesseth a man, the more he will delight in it, and the older he groweth, the more he shall be subject to it...
Стр. 142 - They have stricken me," shalt thou say, "and I was not sick ; they have beaten me, and I felt it not: when shall I awake? I will seek it yet again.
Стр. 97 - There is, said Michael, if thou well observe The rule of not too much, by temperance taught In what thou eat'st and drink'st, seeking from thence Due nourishment, not gluttonous delight, Till many years over thy head return : So mayst thou live, till like ripe fruit thou drop Into thy mother's lap, or be with ease Gather'd, not harshly pluck'd, for death mature. This is old age...
Стр. 56 - ordained men to be kept on bread alone, unmixed with salt, as the severest punishment that could be inflicted upon them in their moist climate ; the effect was horrible : these wretched criminals are said to have been devoured by worms, engendered in their own stomachs.
Стр. 12 - AIR !' was the general cry. Every insult that could be devised against the guard, all the opprobrious names and abuse that the suba, monickshund, &c. could be loaded with, were repeated to provoke the guard to fire upon us, every man that could rushing tumultuously towards the windows, with eager hopes of meeting the first shot. Then a general prayer to Heaven, to hasten the...
Стр. 230 - My example prevailed with several of them to renounce their abominable practice of bread and cheese with beer ; and they procured, like me, from a neighbouring house, a good basin of warm gruel, in which was a small slice of butter, with toasted bread and nutmeg. This was a much better breakfast, which did not cost more than a pint of beer, namely, three halfpence, and at the same time preserved the head clearer.