Punch, Τόμοι 20-21

Punch Publications Limited, 1851

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Σελίδα 31 - Thus this brook has conveyed his ashes into, Avon, Avon into Severn, Severn into the narrow seas, they into the main ocean; and thus the ashes of Wickliffe are the emblem of his doctrine, which now is dispersed all the world over.
Σελίδα 171 - Statues bright Of marble white, Of silver, and of copper ; And some in zinc, And some, I think, That isn't over proper. There's...
Σελίδα 144 - SPRING. WHEREAS, on certain boughs and sprays Now divers birds are heard to sing, And sundry flowers their heads upraise, Hail to the coming on of spring! The songs of those said birds arouse The memory of our youthful hours, As green as those said sprays and boughs, As fresh and sweet as those said flowers. The birds aforesaid, — happy pairs, — Love, mid the aforesaid boughs...
Σελίδα 12 - placed like sentinels on the towers, watch over us, and turn away from us the temptations of the enemy of our salvation, as well as storms and tempests. They speak and pray for us in our troubles ; they inform heaven of the necessity of earth.
Σελίδα 171 - s Waggons from New York here ; There 's Lapland Sleighs Have crossed the seas, And Jaunting Cyars from Cork here. Amazed I pass From glass to glass, Deloighted I survey 'em ; Fresh wondthers grows Before me nose In this sublime Musayum...
Σελίδα 31 - French, however, broke through all obstacles to their seeing the chair of St. Peter. They actually removed its superb casket, and discovered the relic. Upon its mouldering and dusty surface were traced carvings, which bore the appearance of letters. The chair was quickly brought into a better light, the dust and cobwebs removed, and the inscription (for an inscription it was), faithfully copied. The writing is in Arahic characters, and is the well known confession of Mahometan faith — " There is...
Σελίδα 13 - ... shall be sweet to thee, Whether the summer clothe the general earth With greenness, or the redbreast sit and sing Betwixt the tufts of snow on the bare branch Of mossy apple-tree, while the nigh thatch Smokes in the sun-thaw; whether the eave-drops fall, Heard only in the trances of the blast, Or if the secret ministry of frost Shall hang them up in silent icicles, Quietly shining to the quiet Moon.
Σελίδα 117 - YANKEE DOODLE sent to Town His goods for exhibition ; Everybody ran him down, And laughed at his position. They thought him all the world behind ; A goney, muff, or noodle ; Laugh on, good people — never mind — Says quiet Yankee Doodle.
Σελίδα 117 - YANKEE DOODLE had a craft, A rather tidy clipper, And he challenged, while they laughed, The Britishers to whip her. Their whole yacht-squadron she outsped, And that on their own water ; Of all the lot she went a-head, And they came nowhere arter. Chorus.— YANKEE DOODLE, &c.

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