And if I laugh at any mortal thing This that I may not weep.
The Roman Catholics must know as well as we do that 'Popery' when encouraged by government has always been dangerous to the liberties of the people.
The mad, cruel, and accursed American war.
David and his followers taught no new doctrines, in their dispersion or when they came to power, that can be brought to countenance thee at all in shaving off thy beard.
There is no such thing as a life of passion any more than a continuous earthquake, or an eternal fever. Besides, who would ever shave themselves in such a state?
Come, lay thy head upon my breast and I'll kiss thee unto rest.
My heart in passion, and my head on rhymes.
The reading or non-reading a book will never keep down a single petticoat.
I am ashes where once I was fire...
Let him! He is great but in his greatness he is no happier than we in our conflict! Goodness would not make evil; and what else hath he made? but let him sit on his vast solitary throne, creating worlds to make eternity less burthensome to his immense existence.
A woman who gives any advantage to a man may expect a lover but will sooner or later find a tyrant.
If I am fool, it is, at least, a doubting one; and I envy no one the certainty of his self-approved wisdom.
Shakespeare's name, you may depend on it, stands absurdly too high and will go down.
The English winter - ending in July to recommence in August.
As if her veins ran lightning.
Sleep hath its own world, A boundary between the things misnamed Death and existence: Sleep hath its own world, And a wide realm of wild reality, And dreams in their development have breath, And tears and tortures, and the touch of joy.
Self-love for ever creeps out, like a snake, to sting anything which happens to stumble upon it.
I do not believe in any religion, I will have nothing to do with immortality. We are miserable enough in this life without speculating upon another.
Romances I ne'er read like those I have seen.
The thorns which I have reap'd are of the tree I planted.
Ah me! what hand can pencil guide, or pen, To follow half on which the eye dilates Through views more dazzling unto mortal ken. Than those whereof such things the bard relates, Who to the awe-struck world unlocked Elysium's gates?