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" ... he speaks the word of promise to the ear, and breaks it to the hope,' the whole world will at once pronounce him insincere. "
The Oedipus Romanus; or, An attempt to prove, from the principles of ... - Sivu 27
tekijä(t) George Townsend - 1819 - 147 sivua
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The Antijacobin Review: And Protestant Advocate: Or, Monthly ..., Nide 25

1807
...name, a shadow ; -uo* et pn&terea mhil, a v.tin and empty sound ; in insulting mockery ; — that '' keeps the word of promise to the ear, and breaks it to the sense." Nay, it would be worse than an imaginary bene.. fit ; it would be a real evil ; — rfor it...

The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1826
...witches; what if it be no more than ati empty sound, : " That palters with us in a double sense, That keeps the word of promise to the ear, And breaks it to the hope;" what if the poetry be bad, the sentiment mean, and the note of tides and seasons to be found...

Philosophy in Sport Made Science in Earnest: Being an Attempt to ..., Nide 1

John Ayrton Paris - 1827 - 207 sivua
...well understood by the whole party, he exclaimed — " ' You palter with us in a double sense, That keeps the word of promise to the ear, And breaks it to our hope.' " * Tom begged that his father would explain to him how it could possibly be that the earth...

The Leigh Peerage: Being a Full and Complete History of the Claim of George ...

1832
...right would at the same time be a negation to his success. Like Macbeth's "juggling fiends" it " speaks the word of promise to the ear, And breaks it to the hope " The will «•' lord Leigh first became the subject of legal disquisition in the year 1808,...

The Protestant Episcopal pulpit, Niteet 2–4

1832
...severe preceptor ; but, nevertheless, a preceptor " that never palters with us in a double sense ; that keeps the word of promise to the ear, and breaks it to our hope." Go with me, and inquire of the first fellow-traveller to eternity whom you meet, whether...

Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the ..., Nide 1;Nide 12;Nide 64

United States. Congress - 1836
...are at variance; when he promises, and does not perform, or even attempt to performi when "he speaks the word of promise to the ear, and breaks it to the hope," the whole world will at once pronounce him insincere. If this be true in the transactions of...

History of Pennsylvania Hall

Pennsylvania Hall Association (Philadelphia, Pa.), Samuel Webb - 1838 - 200 sivua
...most true. But it is not the land of performance ; and that, in short, is our very objection, " it keeps the word of promise to the ear, and breaks it to the hope." The mind of man is ever studious of change and pleased with novelty. If, therefore, Liberia...

Ancient Egypt: Her Monuments, Hieroglyphics, History and Archæology, and ...

George Robins Gliddon - 1844 - 66 sivua
...cataracts, was the eradle of the ancient Egyptians. Bryant, who, by the way, frequently breathes " the word of promise to the ear, and breaks it to the hope," has judiciously remarked, that " among many learned men, who have betaken themselves to these...

Journal of a Visitation-tour, in 1843-4, Through Part of the Western Portion ...

George Trevor Spencer - 1845 - 360 sivua
...from all the deceits of the world, the flesh, and the devil. A temptation is always a deceit. " It keeps the word of promise to the ear, and breaks it to the sense;" for of course it promises to make us in some way or other happier than we are already, or else...

proceedings of the democratic national convention

1852
...cannot be performed. But when men pledge themselves in sadness, they never fail. The subdued heart never keeps the word of promise to the ear and breaks it to the hope. Gov. PORTER, chairman of the Pennsylvania delegation, then rose and said: I am instructed by...




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