Religious and Moral Sentences Culled from the Works of Shakespeare, Compared with Sacred Passages Drawn from Holy Writ

J. Munroe, 1859 - 206 Seiten

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Seite 142 - To guard a title that was rich before, To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume on the violet, To smooth the ice, or add another hue Unto the rainbow, or with taper-light To seek the beauteous eye of Heaven to garnish, Is wasteful, and ridiculous excess.
Seite 88 - plot, this earth, this realm, this England, This nurse, this teeming womb of royal kings, Fear'd by their breed, and famous by their birth, Renowned for their deeds as far from home, (For Christian service, and true chivalry), As is the sepulchre, in stubborn Jewry, , Of the world's ransom, blessed Mary's Son. RICHARD II.
Seite 169 - Fool'd by those rebel powers that thee array, Why dost thou pine within, and suffer dearth, Painting thy outward walls so costly gay ? Why so large cost, having so short a lease, Dost thou upon thy fading mansion spend ? Shall worms, inheritors of this excess, Eat up thy charge ? Is this thy body's end
Seite 88 - When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, he took water, and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just Person ; see ye to it. MATTHEW, xxvii.
Seite 39 - betrayed unto the chief priests and unto the scribes; and they shall condemn Him to death ; and shall deliver Him to the Gentiles to mock, and to scourge, and to crucify Him ; and the third day He shall rise again. MATTHEW, xx.
Seite 31 - of Judea, in the days of Herod the King, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, saying, Where is He that is born King of the Jews 1 for we have seen His star in
Seite 153 - 0 father Abbot, An old man, broken with the storms of state, Is come to lay his weary bones among ye; Give him a little earth for charity 1" So went to bed: where eagerly his sickness Pursu'd him still; and, three nights after this, About the hour of eight (which he himself Foretold should
Seite 43 - mercies, and the God of all comfort, who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God. 2
Seite 140 - Father cardinal, I have heard you say, 'For, since the birth of Cain, the first male child, To him that did but yesterday suspire, There was not such a gracious creature born. * • . • * * And so he'll die ; and, rising so again, When I shall meet him in the court of Heaven I shall not know him.
Seite 59 - Grant, we beseech Thee, Almighty God, that the' words which we have heard this day with our outward ears, may, through Thy grace, be so grafted inwardly in our hearts, that they may bring forth in us the fruit of good living.

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