The Essays of Elia: 1st [and 2d] series

E. Moxon, 1841

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Σελίδα 12 - reckoned, in particular, on my aunt's living many years ; she was a very hearty old woman. But she was a mere skeleton before she died, looked more like a corpse that had lain weeks in the grave, than one fresh dead. ' Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes tobehold the sun; but
Σελίδα 5 - witcombats," (to dally awhile with the words of old Fuller), between him and CV Le G , " which two I behold like a Spanish great galleon, and an English man of war ; Master C'oleridge, like the former, was built far higher in learning, solid, but slow in his performances.
Σελίδα 32 - love, thou feel'st a lover's case ; I read it in thy looks; thy languish! grace To me, that feel the like, thy state descries. Then, even of fellowship, О Moon, tell me, Is constant love deem'd there but want of wit? Are beauties there as proud as here they
Σελίδα 32 - sweet pillows, sweetest bed A chamber deaf to noise, and blind to light ; A rosy garland, and a weary head. And if these things, as being thine by right, Move not thy heavy grace, thou shall in me, Livelier than elsewhere, STELLA'S image see.
Σελίδα 5 - PASS their annals by. Come back into memory, like as thou wert in the day-spring of thy fancies, with hope like a fiery column before thee—the dark pillar not yet turned—Samuel Taylor Coleridge—Logician, Metaphysician, Bard !—How have I seen the casual passer through the Cloisters stand still, intranced with admiration (while he weighed the disproportion between the
Σελίδα 68 - who was a shrewd fellow, winked at the manifest iniquity of the decision : and when the court was dismissed, went privily, and bought up all the pigs that could be had for love or money. In a few days his Lordship's town-house was observed to
Σελίδα 54 - and think what we might spare it out of, and what saving we could hit upon, that should be an equivalent. A thing was worth buying then, when we felt the money that we paid for it. " Do you remember the brown suit, which you made to hang upon
Σελίδα 69 - impart a share of the good things of this life which fall to their lot (few as mine are in this kind) to a friend. I protest I take as great an interest in my friend's pleasures, his relishes, and proper satisfactions, as in mine own. "Presents," I often say, " endear Absents.
Σελίδα 56 - crying, and asked if their little mourning which they had on was not for uncle John, and they looked up, and prayed me not to go on about their uncle, but to tell them some stories about their pretty dead mother. Then I told how for seven long years, in

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