Call forth the robber from his cavern, and the midnight murderer from his den; summon the seducer from his couch, and beckon the adulterer from his embrace; cite the swindler to appear; assemble from every quarter all the various miscreants whose vices deprave, and whose villainies distress, mankind; and when they are thus thronged round in a circle, assure them--not that there is a God that judgeth the earth--not that punishment in the great day of retribution will await their crimes, &c. &c.--Let every sinner in the throng be told that they will stand 'justified' before God; that the 'righteousness' of 'Christ' will be imputed to 'them', &c. Well, do so.--Nay, nay!
Nor alone Bologna hither sendeth me to mourn Rather with us the place is so o'erthrong'd That not so many tongues this day are taught, Betwixt the Reno and Savena's stream, To answer SIPA in their country's phrase.
Whin oi tould the Finn Club, wan hundred sthrong, he losht thim.
They gaze on each other--they shout, as they throng-- "He lives--lo the ocean has render'd its prey!
Now we will chant Redemption's sung, Which Gabriel never learned to sing, Nor one of all th' angelic throng,-- To Jesus, prophet, priest and king.
ye knew me once no mate For you, there sitting where you durst not soar; Not to know Me argues your selves unknown, The lowest of your throng;-- Zephon's Rebuke, with the Influence it had on Satan, is exquisitely Graceful and Moral.
Go-a short knife and a throng!- to your manor of Pickt-hatch; go.
Is there a bard of rustic song, Who, noteless, steals the crowds among, That weekly this area throng?-- Oh, pass not by!
In midwinter, when the seashore watering-places are forsaken by men, you may find Nahant or Nantasket Beach more thronged with bipeds of this sort than by the featherless kind in summer.
In the street he mixes with the throng;--hears Veenah pitied, her father blamed, and himself lamented.
The former considered humanity as a balloonist surveys a throng,--immediately and without perspective,--but the latter always sees mankind through the frame of his family.
Now tells the tale, that on a day Sigurd rode into the wood with hawk, and hound, and men thronging; and whenas he came home his hawk flew up to a high tower, and sat him down on a certain window.
Long before midnight throngs of refugees had begun to arrive, followed later by soldiers.
Pope's Essay on Criticism is more correct than any thing this modest pretender can write; and in it, he may find the comparative juster, the superlatives justest, truest, sincerest, and the phrases, "So vast a throng,"--"So vast is art:" all of which are contrary to his teaching. "
It was rarely left unthronged by devout questioners, whose inquiries were resolved in writing, agreeably to the method delivered by the pious Lucian, in his work "Concerning False Prophecy." *