Maid Marian, and Crotchet Castle

Ward and Lock, 1856 - 228 σελίδες

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Σελίδα 215 - The stars of midnight shall be dear To her; and she shall lean her ear In many a secret place Where rivulets dance their wayward round, And beauty born of murmuring sound Shall pass into her face.
Σελίδα 87 - WHAT can a young lassie, what shall a young lassie, What can a young lassie do wi' an auld man ? Bad luck on the penny that tempted my minnie To sell her poor Jenny for siller an' Ian
Σελίδα 130 - I am out of all patience with this march of mind. Here has my house been nearly burned down, by my cook taking it into her head to study hydrostatics, in a sixpenny tract, published by the Steam Intellect Society, and written by a learned friend who is for doing all the world's business as well as his own, and is equally well qualified to handle every branch of human knowledge.
Σελίδα 16 - For the slender beech and the sapling oak, That grow by the shadowy rill, You may cut down both at a single stroke, You may cut down which you will. But this you must know, that as long as they grow, Whatever change may be, You never can teach either oak or beech To be aught but a greenwood tree.
Σελίδα 172 - If I drink water while this doth last, May I never again drink wine : For how can a man, in his life of a span, Do anything better than dine ? We'll dine and drink, and say if we think That anything better can be ; And when we have dined, wish all mankind May dine as well as we.
Σελίδα 135 - The sentimental against the rational, the intuitive against the inductive, the ornamental against the useful, the intense against the tranquil, the romantic against the classical; these are great and interesting controversies, which I should like, before I die, to see satisfactorily settled.
Σελίδα 145 - Respectable means rich, and decent means poor. I should die if I heard my family called decent. And then your decent family always lives in a snug little place : I hate a little place ; I like large rooms and large looking-glasses, and large parties, and a fine...
Σελίδα 170 - After careful meditation, And profound deliberation, On the various pretty projects which have just been shown, Not a scheme in agitation, For the world's amelioration, Has a grain of common sense in it, except my own.

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