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Destin  n.  Destiny. (Obs.)

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"Destin" Quotes from Famous Books

... speakable by mortal tongue, What praises, to the harp of seraph sung, May glad thee, now repaid for all thy woes, While boundless vision to thy spirit shows How e'en thy earthly song, by heaven inspired. Attain'd the glorious aim, thy heart desired: Destin'd to spread, uncrampt by time or space, Progressive goodness thro' the human race! Thou monitor! by youth and age revered! By wisdom prized! to tenderness endear'd! While men and angels bid thy fame extend, And nature ...
— Poems on Serious and Sacred Subjects - Printed only as Private Tokens of Regard, for the Particular - Friends of the Author • William Hayley

... that For which your own high nature destin'd you. Fill the position you were born to fill;— Stand by your people and your native land— And battle for ...
— Wilhelm Tell - Title: William Tell • Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

... convulsive sob, and her hands were involuntarily clasped. Then, as every one knows, Leonora draws a pistol from her bosom and confronts the tyrant; a trumpet is heard in the distance; relief is near; and the act winds up with the joyful duet between the released husband and the courageous wife—"Destin, destin ormai felice!" ...
— Sunrise • William Black

... turnkeys make the jealous portal fast, And deal from iron hands the spare repast; Where truant 'prentices, yet young in sin, Blush at the curious stranger peeping in; Where strumpets, relics of the drunken roar, Resolve to drink, nay, half to whore, no more; Where tiny thieves not destin'd yet to swing, Beat hemp for others, riper for the string: From these dire scenes my wretched lines I date, To tell Maria her ...
— The Complete Works of Robert Burns: Containing his Poems, Songs, and Correspondence. • Robert Burns and Allan Cunningham

... sacrilegiously the gods prophan'd. To feeble me, restoring blessings send, I did not thee, with my whole self offend. Who sins thro' weakness is less guilty thought, Be pacify'd, and spare a venial fault. On me, when smiling fate shall smiling gifts bestow, I'll not ungrateful to thy godhead go. A destin'd goat shall on thy altar lye, And the horn'd parent of my flock shall dye. A sucking pig appease thy injur'd shrine, And hallow'd bowls o're-flow with generous wine. Then thrice thy frantick votaries shall round Thy temple dance, with youth and garlands ...
— The Satyricon • Petronius Arbiter

... Arabia dreads her destin'd chains, While shame and rout disperses all her sons. Barzaphernes pursues the fugitives, The few whom fav'ring Night redeem'd from slaughter; Swiftly they fled, for fear had wing'd their speed, And made them bless the shade ...
— The Prince of Parthia - A Tragedy • Thomas Godfrey

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