The Living Age, Τόμος 306

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Living Age Company, 1920
 

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Σελίδα 617 - I would my daughter were dead at my foot, and the jewels in her ear ! 'Would she were hearsed at my foot, and the ducats in her coffin ! No news of them ? — Why, so ; — and I know not what's spent in the search.
Σελίδα 293 - Whose powers shed round him in the common strife, Or mild concerns of ordinary life, A constant influence, a peculiar grace; But who, if he be called upon to face Some awful moment to which Heaven has joined Great issues, good or bad for human kind, Is happy as a Lover; and attired With sudden brightness, like a Man inspired ; And, through the heat of conflict, keeps the law In raininess made, and sees what he foresaw...
Σελίδα 539 - Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery.
Σελίδα 654 - O Thou, who Man of Baser Earth didst make, And even with Paradise devise the Snake: For all the Sin wherewith the Face of Man Is blackened — Man's forgiveness give — and take!
Σελίδα 418 - Down to Gehenna or up to the Throne He travels the fastest who travels alone.
Σελίδα 37 - I did actually live three years with Mr. Chapman, a solicitor, that is to say, I slept three years in his house ; but I lived, that is to say, I spent my days in Southampton Row, as you very well remember. There was I, and the future Lord Chancellor, constantly employed from morning to night in giggling and making giggle, instead of studying the law.
Σελίδα 44 - All the sounds that nature utters are delightful— at least in this country. I should not perhaps find the roaring of lions in Africa, or of bears in Russia, very pleasing; but I know no beast in England whose voice I do not account musical, save and except always the braying of an ass.
Σελίδα 40 - she replied, " you can never be in want of a subject: — you can write upon any: — write upon this sofa!
Σελίδα 40 - The Task ' with fresh delight. I am glad you love Cowper : I could forgive a man for not enjoying Milton, but I would not call that man my friend who should be offended with the 'divine chit-chat of Cowper.
Σελίδα 38 - His humour is entirely original ; he can speak of a magpie, or a cat, in terms so exquisitely appropriated to the character he draws, that one would suppose him animated by the spirit of the creature he describes.

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