Listen and I'll convince thee that no man Hath scot or lot in the prophetic art.
JOCASTA My greetings to thee, stranger; thy fair words Deserve a like response.
Quoth Robin Hood to Little John, "Why didst thou not go straight to Ancaster, yesterday, as I told thee
? Thou hadst not gotten thyself into such a coil hadst thou done as I ordered."
I see thee
deafened with the noise of the great men, and stung all over with the stings of the little ones.
"And so thee
still thinks of going to Canada, Eliza?" she said, as she was quietly looking over her peaches.
These two thrones except, The rest are barbarous, and scarce worth the sight, Shared among petty kings too far removed; These having shewn thee
, I have shewn thee
all The kingdoms of the world, and all their glory.
OEDIPUS I come to offer thee
this woe-worn frame, A gift not fair to look on; yet its worth More precious far than any outward show.
"Aye, aye, Seth's at no harm, mother, thee
mayst be sure.
Voice "Who hath loved thee
so long(distinctly) In wealth and woe among,
Give thanks to God, Sancho, that they signed the cross on thee
just now with a stick, and did not mark thee
per signum crucis with a cutlass."
For the sake of him who loves Thee
beyond all else that moves, When thy Pack would make thee
pain, Say: "Tabaqui sings again." When thy Pack would work thee
ill, Say: "Shere Khan is yet to kill." When the knife is drawn to slay, Keep the Law and go thy way.(Root and honey, palm and spathe, Guard a cub from harm and scathe!) Wood and Water, Wind and Tree, Jungle-Favour go with thee
Up led by thee
Into the Heav'n of Heav'ns I have presum'd, An Earthlie Guest, and drawn Empyreal Aire, Thy tempring; with like safetie guided down Return me to my Native Element: Least from this flying Steed unrein'd, (as once BELLEROPHON, though from a lower Clime) Dismounted, on th' ALEIAN Field I fall Erroneous, there to wander and forlorne.