Mrs. Geoffrey

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Smith, Elder, & Company, 1886 - 403 σελίδες

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Σελίδα 200 - Her feet beneath her petticoat Like little mice stole in and out, As if they feared the light: But, oh ! she dances such a way— No sun upon an Easter day Is half so fine a sight.
Σελίδα 400 - So every spirit, as it is most pure, And hath in it the more of heavenly light, So it the fairer body doth procure To habit in, and it more fairly dight, With cheerful grace and amiable sight. For, of the soul, the body form doth take, For soul is form, and doth the body make.
Σελίδα 129 - I have pass'da miserable night, So full of fearful dreams, of ugly sights, That, as I am a Christian faithful man, I would not spend another such a night, Though 'twere to buy a world of happy days : So full of dismal terror was the time.
Σελίδα 271 - There has not been a sound to-day To break the calm of nature ; Nor motion, I might almost say, Of life, or living creature ; — Of waving bough, or warbling bird, Or cattle faintly lowing; — I could have half believed I heard The leaves and blossoms growing.
Σελίδα 69 - The cold chaste Moon, the Queen of Heaven's bright isles, Who makes all beautiful on which she smiles, That wandering shrine of soft yet icy flame Which ever is transformed, yet still the same, And warms not but illumines.
Σελίδα 203 - I'd have you do it ever: when you sing, I'd have you buy and sell so; so give alms; Pray so ; and for the ordering your affairs, To sing them too. When you do dance, I wish you A wave o' the sea, that you might ever do Nothing but that; move still, still so, and own No other function.
Σελίδα 103 - A careless shoe-string, in whose tie I see a wild civility : Do more bewitch me, than when art Is too precise in every part.
Σελίδα 333 - When daisies pied and violets blue And lady-smocks all silver-white And cuckoo-buds of yellow hue Do paint the meadows with delight, The cuckoo then, on every tree, Mocks married men ; for thus sings he, Cuckoo ; Cuckoo, cuckoo...

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