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IpbC dojni. simul ac nummoa conttmfilor in area,

Lat. HoRACK*
^ The people hiss me, but T appiaud myself at home,
when I contemplate the money in my chest." — The
miser finds, in the view of his hoards, a consolation
and refuge from the public contempt.

Posct-ntea vario muitum diversa /lalato. Lat. Horace.*-*-
'* Requiring with various tastes, things widely dif-
ferent from each other."— Thi« phrase is used by
an author, who found, like many of his less fortu-
nate successors, how dif&cult it was to please the^
varyinj5 taste of each individual reader. ^ .

Posse coTnitatds, Lat.*—** The power of the county.'*
wliich the sheriff is authorised to call forth whene*
ver an opposition is made to his writ, or to the exe-
cution of justice.

P^.sse vi'^rnr. J^ it — "The rnprcirarice of beings able *'— -

Poasunt quia fiosae videniur. Lat. — " They arc able, be»
cause tliey seem to be able."— The j^^reater energy
in all cases of force will be found on that side, which
from any cause whatever can be taught to look con*^
fidently for success.

Poat amicitiam credendum eat-, ante amicitiamjudicandum,
Lat. Senjeca.-— ** Af^pr forming; a friendship^ you
should render implicit belief; before that period
you may exercise your judgment."— In a state of
perfect friendship, there should be nothing like he-
sitation or distrust on either side.

Post bellum auxilium. Lat. — ^" Aid after the M'ar." — A
vain and superfluous succour, offered when the dif- •
ficulty is past.

Poatea, Law Lat. — " Afterwards."— The name pfiven to
the writ by which the proceedings by niai priua w^ *



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returned after the verdict* into the cour^ of common
pleas.

-Post equitem sedet atra cura. Lat. Horace.—*



" Dark care sits behind the horseman." — This is
' said of the man of guilt, who vainly endeavours to
fly from his own reflections.

Po8t malam segetem serendum esf, Lat^ Seneca.—^
*' After a bad crop, you should instantly begin to
sow." — In stead of sinking under misfortune, we
shoud limmediately think of renewing our industry*

t^ost nubila Phabu^. Lat. — " The sun shines forth after
clouds."

Post tot naufragia /lortufn, Lat.—*' After so many ship-
wrecks, there appears a harbour." — After so many
dangers, an asylum at length presents itself.

Postulata Lat.^" Things required." — ^The admissions
demanded from an adversaiy, before the main argu*
mcnt is entered upon.

potentia non eat nisi ad bonum. Lat. Law Maxim.*-*
" Power is never conferred but for sake of the pub*
lie good."

Potentiam cautis qtiam acribus constliis tutiua haberi Lat.
Tacitus.—" Power is more saft- ly to be retained
by cautious than by severe councils."— -Mildness
combined with vigilance, as a prop of power, is
more to be relied upon than a sy&tem of irritating
severity.

Potentiesiniua eat qui 86 habet in fiotestate. Lat. Seneca.
*— *' He is most powerful, who has himself in his
power;"— who is able to command himself

Potius ignorantia juria litigioaa eat quam acientia. Lat.
Cic. DE Legibus.— -" Ignorance of the law is mor«
frequently the cause of litigation^ than an acquaint-
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four eomhle de bonktur, Fr.— *' As the height of happi-
aess."— -Ab an increase of satisfaction.

J^our connottrele firix de V argent^ ilfaut etre oblig^ d*en
cmfiruntcr Fr — «>' In order to know the value of
money, a man must be obliged to borrow. •'—He will
then learn iu value from the price which is set upoa
the obligation.

Pour fiaaaer le temfm, Fr.— " To pass away the time.**

J^our n^etablir dans le monde^ on fait tout ce queVonfieut^
fiour y fiarottre Stabli Fr. Roc hefou caul i .—
*' When a man has to establish himself in the worldi
he makes every effort in his po^er to exhibit him*
self as being already established."

Pour y fiarvenir. Fr.— ^" To attain the object."

JPr^ferrefiatriamliberia regent deeet. Lat. Seneca.— **A
king should prefer his country to his children."-^-
His duty to his subjects should take place of his- fa-
mily affections.

Framutdre. Law Lat. (from Pr^emow^rtf, " to forewarn.*')
—A writ by which offenders in certain cases ai'e
put out of the protection of the law.

Praaertim ut nunc aunt morea^ adeo rea reditu
Si guiaguia reddit^ magna habenda eat gratia.

Lat. TkrenC£.
^ In the present state of manners, the matter is
brought to this point, that if alhy man pays a debt»
the creditor must accept it as a favour." — In every
state of life, which is called civilised, it apears that
this same payment of debts was always considered
as a most awkward, reluctant, and ill-corn piexioned
sort of business. *

Freato et ftreaao. Lat— *'I perform and Ipersevcre.*^



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Sfiectandum nigrU oculia^ nigroque cafiillo.

Lat. HoRACK.
^ With an ugly nose, to be remarkable for fine black
eyes and hair-*'— Beau ly consists in the proportion^
correspondence, and harmony of pans— A fineeyCi
the poet hints, will only serve to make an ugly
nose the more conspicuous. Thus the value of one
qualification is frequently impaired through the want
of another.

Frecefite commence, exrmfile acheve. Fr. Prov.— " Pre-
cept begins, but example completes."

Preces armafa. Lat.—*' Armed prayers.'*- Claims made
with feigned submission, but which at the same time
are to be sustained by force.

Jtrend moi tel que je auia, Fr.— ^* Take me just as I
am.

Frendre la lune avec lea denta. Fr.— <' To seize the moon
• with one's teeth. '*-*To aim at impossibilities.

Prendre martre fiour renard, Fr. Prov — *' To take a
■ . marten for a fox.** — To catch a Tarter— Ho take 4
^wrbpg sQtw, by the ear.

Pret d*accom/ilir, Fr. — ^* R^ady to perform.**

Fret fiour inon fiaya, Fr — " Ready for my country.**

Prima Jacie. Lat.—** On the first face *'— On the first
view of an aflFair ; or^ in parliamentary phraseology^
'*"0n the first blud) of the business.

Prima via, Lat.-^" The first passages" of tlie human
body— the intestinal canal.

Primum mobile. Lat— '* The first cause of motion.**—
^ The main springs or impulse, whicn put« all the
others parts into activity.

Primus inter pares, Lat-—" The first amongst his
equals,'* as in a miMini< of magivtraics, where tjie
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Princitiia non bominea: Lat. — " Principles, and not men."
— This motto has been adopted by Mr. Monroe>
President of the United States.

Prineifiibus filacuiaae viris non ultima laua eat,

Lat. HoRAce.
"To have pleased great men, is a circumstance
which claims not the lowest degree of praise."-^
This poet was also a courtier.

Princifiiia obata. Lat.-—*' Meet the first beginnings "— %
Look to the budding mischief, before it has time t*
ripen into maturity. See the next article,

JPrincifiiia •bata^ aero medicina paratur

Cum mala fier Ion gaa convaluere moras,

Lat. Ovid;
« Meet the dirorder in its outset. The medicinc>.
may be too late, when the disease has gained ground
through delay." — This precept is. universally just.
It is at present more frequently applied to political^
than to animal economy.

'JFriua guam incifiiaa conaulto^ et ubi conaulueria mature
facto oftua est, Lat. Sallxjst.— ^" Advise well before
you begin ; when you have maturely considered^
then act with promptitude."

J^rivattea illia cenaua efQf^bf^via, commune magnum. .^

^i^aft. HoB^JtjE.
** Their private fortunes were but small, the wealth
of the public was great." — This description w^s
applied to the infancy of the Roman republic, and
contrasted with the later and more corrupt timesy,
when individuals were possessed of enormoufc ,
wealth, while the public treasury was impoverii>hw
ed.

J?ro aria etfocia, Lat.—" For our alters and our hparthSi.'*
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Probamfiaufiericm Mine dote guero. Lat.— ^*T court vif-
tuous povcriy wilhout a dowry." — I throw mystlf
into the embraces of povertyt unaciuattd by any am-
bitious wishes.

^robitas laudatur et alget, Lat. J u venal. ^-"-Honesty is
praised and freezes."— ^Acts of probky have loo
frequently no other reward than a cold commenda-
tion.

PtobitoM^ fiudorque virgini do9 ofiHma e^t, Lat. Tkbkncx#
** Chastity and modesty are a girl's best dowry."

ProbUaM vertu honor. Lai.—*' Probity is true honour*'*

Pro bono publico. Lat. — ^Fcr the public good "

Protum non fianitet, Lat.<— ^* The honest man does not
repent.*'

Pro Chri9to et patria, Lat.—** For Christ and my coun-
try "

- Pro confesso. Lat.— " As if conceded."— To takeit/krO'>
r<w/J?««o— to take it for granted*

Procula Jove^ procul afulmine, Lat.—" Being: far from
Jupiter, you are also far from his thunder "—Those
who feel not the sun-shine of court-favour« are
exempted in return from the dangers of courtly in*
trig^ue.

■ I Proctd O I procul este profoim^

Conctamut -uatc^y totoque abaiatite luco,

Lat. ViitGii..
^ Retire ! for hence retire ye profane ; and quit en-
tirely the sacf ed grove "—This was the solemn pre-
&ce to the Eleuamian mysteries. The first line is
often quoted in an ironical sense.

Prochein amy. Law Fr.^— *• The nearest friend— or next

a. 'n '"

Prodtsae civibun. Lat. — ** To be of advantage to my fel-
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and aim of which is lo be of service to the commu-
nity to which one beiungb.

Mrodease quam consfiici. Lat.-— *' T® do good rather than
te be too conspicuous." «

Pro ct con, Lat.— *' For and against. "—The reasonings
firo et cow— on both sides of the question.

Pro hac vice. Lat.— ** For this turn.*' — A. shall present
pro hac vice^ when B. has an altcriiaie right of pre*
seniaiion to a living.

Prohibetur ne quia facial in suo^ quod nocere fioaait in
adcno, Lat. Law Maxim.—*- It is forbidden that any
man should do that in his own, which may injure
another."— If a man does any thing on his ground
which offends his neighbour, it is heJd to be a nui-
sance, and as such may be abated: Such an offeiice
is the building which darkens the wuidows oi uoo-
ther, erecting a dye-house, forming a tanpitj &c the
fimells of wliich are olTe.nsive} and sonievnnes in-
fectious.

Prohsufi>ri! quantum mortalia /lectora caca

J^octia^habent. Lat. Ovid.

*' Heavens ! what thick darkness pervades the nui ds
of men."

Projicit amfiullua et aeaquipedalia verba, Lat. Ho R a,c E .
— •** He throws away his swolcn phrases and his
words a foot and a half long." — When reduced to
adversity, a man forgets the lofty tone, and superci-
lious language of prosperity.

Pro libertate fiatria^. Lat.—" For the liberty of my coua*
try."

Pro fiatria. Lat. — " For my country/'
Promenade. Fr — " A walk— a placj for walking/*
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TACiTus.-^<It is the nature of man to hate those
he has injured.*'

Pro rege et ftatria, Lat. — " For my king and country,"

Pro rege. legCy et grege. Lat.—'* For the king, the law,
and the people."

Pro re nata Lat.—'* For a special business** — An as-
sembly called pro re na/a— for some emergency.

Pro salute afiima, Lat. — " For the health or safety of the
80ul.' — Thus the ecclesiastical court has cognisance
in certain cases firo salute ammcs.

Prosfierum etfelix scelus'vtrtu% vacatur. Lat Seneca.-—
'' VVickeditess, when successful and prosperous, is
called virtue.'*

Protect to trahit aubjectionem, et subjectio protection em*
L-^t Law M^^xiiTJ. — '* Protection implies allegiance,

i\vf\ wVv'Avwrjf. shoi^M injure protc ctinn." — As the

and property of his subjects.

Pro tempore. Lat — ** For the time." — A measure /^rt
tempjre-^2L temporary expedient.

Pro virtute felix ttmtritaa. Lat. Seneca.*— *• Instead of
valour, there wa» an happy rashness.**— The philo*
-sophcr speaks of Alexander.

Proximua ardet Ucaltgon. Lat. Virgil— "Your next
neighboui's house is on. fire.**— The danger is so
near, that it becomes you to consider your own
saf( ty.

froximus sum egomet mihi, Lat. Law Maxim.—" I am
always nearest to myself** — This maxim bears on
certain cases, in which a man may, without injustice,
' take to himself a preference : as an executor may
first pay a legacy to himself, or lake his own debt
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Prudent Juturi. Lat.— •« Thoughtful of the time t#
come.'*

Wvx'^t Ut'tpmy. Gr. Psuchei latrion.^-^^*^ PhjrBic for the
mind."— Applied to books^ or reading.

Publicum donum firivato est firaferendum. Lat. Law
Maxim.—" The public good is to be preferred be-
fore private advantage.'*-»Thu8 a woman entitled
to a dower, shall not be endowed of a castle of de-
fencC) i)ecause that is firo bond publico.



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Mt fiotuiase dicij et non fiotiiiase refelli,

Lat. Horace.
(<It is shameful that such reproaches should be cast
upon us, and that we are unable to refute them.

Pudore et Liberalitate liberoa

Retinercy satiua ease credo^ guam metu.

Lat. TEtENCE.

" It is better to keep children to their duty by a
sense of honour, and by kindness, than by fear and
punishment.'*

Fulchrum eat accuaari ab accuaandia, Lat.—" It is an ho-
nourable circumstance to be accused by those, who
are themselves deserving of accusation."

Pulchrunt eat benefacere reifiublice^etiam bene dicerehaud
abaurdum eat. Lat. Sallust..

" It is commendable to act well for the repub ic*—
even to speak well, should not be without its
praise.** .

Fulchrum eat digito monatrariet dicier hie eat.

Lat. Pbrsiu^..
** It is pleasant to be pointed at with the fidger, and
to have it said, " There goes the man."— .\pplied to
those who are fond of obtruding themselves upon
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Pulvia et umbra sumus, Lat.— " We are but dust anA
fleeting shadows."

Punica Jides.ljBX . — ^*' Punic faith.'*— This phrase was
used in an ironical sense by the Roman s« to denote
the treachery of the Cai thaginians, a charge from
which they were not themselves to be exempted.
It is now used generally to mark the absence of good
faith, or the breach of a political engagement.

iFunitis ingnUa giiscit auccoritaa, Lat. Tacitus.—

5* When men of talents are punished, their authority is
strengthened."— When the infliction of the law falls
upon the witty or ingenious author of what is term-
ed a libel, it generally serves to give "weight and
notoriety to that which might have been overlooked
in its impunity.

Furaa Drus, nonfilenaa^ adafiicit manua.hsLt.SYRUS.'^.
*'God looks only to pure, and not to full hands "— »
The Supreme Judge looks to the innocence, and not
to the wealth of the party. It is sometimes other-
wise in the courts below.



igu(e amiaaa^ aalva. Lat.— « What was lost, is safe.**

Qu(Zfuerant vicia morea aunt, Lat. Senkca.— " What
once were vices, ar^ now the manners of the day."
—Such is the general depravity, that what once
was imputed as a crime, is now exhibited as a
boast.

j^> * Quafuit durum fiati^

M, minisse dulce eat, Lat. Seneca*

*• That which it was painful to suffer, it is pleasing
to remember.*'— There is something southing to a
man, in the recollection of his past misfortunes.

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Mai animuniy differs cur audi temfitut in annum.

Lat. Horace.
«< If any thing affects four eye you hasten to have it
pen\oved ; but if your mind is disordered, you post-
pone the term of cure for a year." — Men are infi-
nitely less .solicitous about their moral, than their
physical state.

Qualibet zonceasio fortUnme contra donatorem interfire-
tanda eat Lat Law Maxim. — "Every man's gii«nt
shall be taken most strongly against himself"—
Whenever the words of a deed are ambigious of
uncertain, they shall be construed against the gran-
tor. If a man grants an annuity out gf land, and has
no land at the time of making the grant, it shall
charge his person.

Quxrenda fiecunia primum. Lat.-^—** Money must first be
procured."

Quarit^ et inventis miser abstfnetj ac timet uti. Lat. Ho-
race.—** The miser is ever on the search, yet fears
to use what he has acquired."

Qu^atiojit de legibus^ non defiersonia. Lat. Law Maxim.
— ** The question must refer to tbe laws, and not
to persons."— In a court of judicature regard must
be had to the letter and meaning of the law, and not
to the rank or situation of either of the contending
parties.

Quit isufira noa nihil ad noa. Lat. Proverb.—*' The things
which are above us, are nothing to us."— A maxim
frequently used against astrologers, and sometimes,
but falsely, applied to politicians. — Every man \Vho
can understand the first principles of government,
has a right to examine into the coiiduct of his ru«
lers.

Qualia ab incefito, Lat. — *' The same as from the begin-
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Quali9 ab incefito proeenBcrit et Mi const et. Lat. Hon ace.
— " Let him proceed as he began, and be consistent
with himself."— This was written as an instruction
to the tragic poet. It is now used to recoinmeiid an
adherence to consistency.

Quam angusta innocentia eat ad legem bonum eaae I Lat.
Seneca. — " How narrow is that notion of innocence
which confines it to the letter of the law !'-

0uamdiu se bene geaserit- Lat. — ^^ As long as he shall
conduct himself properly." — A phrase first used in
the letters patent granted to the chief b£iron of the
exchequer. All the judges now hold their places
by this tenure : they were formerly held," Durante

' bene filatitoy'' dnvin^ the king's pleasure.

Quam flrofie ad crimen sine crimine, Lat.— ^* How near
may a man approach to guilt, without being guilty?"
— ^This was a favourite question with the JesuitSi
who reasoned on the different shades and gradations
of criminality, until, if it suited their convenience^
they could do away the crime itself!

- ' 'I Quam 8(Ef}e forte temere

£veniuntj qua non audeas ofitare ?

Lat. Tereuce.
" How often things occur by mere chance, which we
dared not even to hoi>e for."

Quam seifise amans sine rivali. Lat. Cicero de t/zrtio,"^
" How much in love with himself, and that without
a rival "—Describing a man absorbed in self-love,
and despised by the rest of the world.

Quam temere in nosmet legem sancimua iniguam. luOX*"^
" How rashly do we sanction an unjust law against
ourselves."— How blindly do the unthinking part of
the world lend their aid and approbation to mea-
sures, of which, if better instructed, they would
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Quand les vices nous quittents nous nouaflattonB queerest
nova ijui la t/uitona Fr.— " When the power of
committing vice forsakes us, we flatter ourselve^t
by assuming the praise of having forsaken the
vices."

Quando aliqmd firofUbetur^ firohibetur et omne fier quod
devenitur ad illud. Lat. Law RIaxim.— " When any-
thing is forbidden to be done, whatever tends or
leads to it, as the means of compassing it, is forbid*
den at the same time."

Quand on ne trouvefiaa aon refioa en aoi-meme^ il eat inu-
tile de le chercher ailleura. Fr. — *' When a man finds
not repose in himself, it i& vain for him to seek it
elsewhere.''— He cannot escape by change of. place
from the anxiety which is lodged within his bosom.

Quand on fiarle d'ouvragea (Tcafirity il ne a*agit fioint
d^honn^tea gena^ maia degena df bonaena, Fr.— '' In
speaking of the works of mind, we do not speak
of the character of the man, but his /und of wit or
sense.'*

Quandoque bonua domiitat Homerua, Lat. Horace.
" Sometimes even the good Homer nods."— Supc^
rior minds are not at all times exempt from lapses
or from frailty.

Quando ullum inveniemua fiarem^P Lat. Hokace.

" When shall we look upon his like again ?" — Or»
with " invenient^'* when will (hey find any person to
equal him ?

Quanto mayor e lafortuna^ tan to e menar secura, Spanish
Prov.— *' The more exalted is the fortunie, the less
it is secure."

Quanto filurar^centium aeu veterum revoivo, tanio ludU

bria rerum mortalium cunctia in negoliis obaervantur.

Lat. Tacitus.—'* Tlie more I revolve in my mind

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more of frivolity and absurdity appears to me ia all
human affairs."

Quanta quisgue aibi plura negaverit^
A diia pluraferet, J^il cupientium
NuduB caHra fieto ; multa fietentibua
J}esunt multa. Lat. Horace.

" The more a man denies himself, the niore he
shall receive from Heaven. Naked, I seek the camp
^ of those who covet nothing : those who require
much, are ever much in want."

Quantum. Lat.-r*" How much*"— -The quantum^ " the
due proportion*"

Quantum infido scurree dhtabit amicus^ Lat.—*' How
much a true friend differs from a faithless syco-
phant."

Quantum eat in rebus inane humania ? .Lat. Persius;
How much of folly is there in the affairs of men ?" —
How senseless and frivolous are the pursuits of men
in general.

'Quantum libet, Lai.— ^' As much as you please."

Quantum meruii. Lat. — '' As much as he has deserved.**
—This phrase occurs in an action on the case, for
, work done without a previous agreement. The law
will in this case give the plaintiff '^ as much as he
has fairly earned."

Quantum mutatua ab illo, Lat. Virgil.-— ** How much
changed from him."— How much altered from that
figure which we regarded with so much interest.

Quantum quiaque aua nummorum condit in arcay

Tantum habet etjidei. Lat. Juvbnai.. •

" Every man's credit and consequence are propor-
tioned to the sums which he holds in his chest."—
It is wealth alone which commands respect.

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Tius. — " To how many mischiefs does not Religion
persuade l" — The poet is speaking of the sacrifice
of Iphigenia, enjoined by the priests on her father
Agamemnon. — The line is sometimes invidiously
usedt and in a broader sense.

Quantum sufficiP Lat.— *' A sufficient quantity."

Quare facit ofiium dormire ? Quia in eo eat virtus iormi*
tiva, Lat. — " Why does opium induce sleep? Be-
cause it has in it a sleepy quality/' — This question
and answer are given by Moliehe, in ridicule of
tha: pompous ignorance which affects to solve every
difitGuUy? whilst it dwells only in lofty no-meaninf^s ;
or, as in this instance, only retorts the terms of the
original question.

Quarc imfiedit. Lat.—" Why does he disturb."— The
name of a writ which lies for the patron of a living,
against the person who has disturbed his right of
advowson.

Quare vitia sua nemo confitetur ?

Quia etiam nunc inillia est, Somnum

JVarrare vigilantis est. Lat. Senfxa,.

" Why does no man confess his vices ? It is because

he is yet in them. It is for a waking man to tell his

dreamt,**

'« Quas aut incuria fudit ^

Aut humana parum cavit natura. Lat. Horace,
"Faults originating from carelessness, or of which,
human nature was not sufficiently aware." — Errors
in a literary work either springing from haste, or
partaking of the inirmity of nature.

Quas dederis solus semper habebis opes, Lat. Mab-TIAL.
— *' The wealth which you give away wil! ever be
your own." — As the poet was ignorant of the chris^
tian precept of '« laying up treasures m heaven," he
seems to have placed too much reliance on human,
gratitude*

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Quemeunqui mUerum videris^ homineth «citf5.Lat. Sene-
ca.-—'* When you see a man in distress, know him
for a fellow-man."— Recollect he is formed of the
same materials^ with the same feelings as yourself,
and then relieve him as you would wish to be re-
eved.

Qii<m fi€tUtet fiectdMMC fieme ft immocemM, Lat. Seneca^-
<^^' He who is sorry for haTin^r sinned, is almost in-
nocenU^^^His penitence has nearly obliterated his
&uU.

Quern rt9 /kbu mirnm^ dtitfteTTirr 9ecvmd€^

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iNriys recollect with grief,
cd 9^ with reverence ;" —
±k^ the speaker bad lost


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