Home and the World

D. Appleton, 1857 - 408 sider

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Side 50 - I found him close with Swift— Indeed? no doubt (Cries prating Balbus) something will come out.' 'Tis all in vain, deny it as I will: 'No, such a genius never can lie still'; And then for mine obligingly mistakes The first lampoon Sir Will or Bubo makes.
Side 231 - I charm thy life From the weapons of strife, From stone and from wood, From fire and from flood, From the serpent's tooth, And the beasts of blood : From Sickness I charm thee, And Time shall not harm thee ; But Earth, which is mine, Its fruits shall deny thee ; And Water shall hear me, And know thee and fly thee ; And the Winds shall not touch thee When they pass by thee, And the Dews shall not wet thee When they fall nigh thee...
Side 101 - Now would I give a thousand furlongs of sea for an acre of barren ground ; long heath, brown furze, any thing : The wills above be done ! but I would fain die a dry death.
Side 167 - He is a gentleman, steady in his principles, of nice honour, with abundance of learning : brave as the sword he wears, and bold as a lion : a sure friend and an irreconcileable enemy : would lose his life readily to serve his country ; and would not do a base thing to save it.
Side 94 - ALAS ! how light a cause may move Dissension between hearts that love ! Hearts that the world in vain has tried, And sorrow but more closely tied ; That stood the storm when waves were rough, Yet in a sunny hour fall off, Like ships, that have gone down at sea, When Heaven was all tranquillity! A something light as air — a look, A word unkind or wrongly taken — Oh ! love, that tempests never shook, A breath, a touch like this has shaken.
Side 41 - The parlor windows in the newer portion "commanded a view of the extensive lawn in front of the house. One side of it gave entrance to a conservatory filled with tropical fruit trees and flowering plants.
Side 17 - World, In it, she stated that "the house . . . like the grounds showed the work of successive generations. The original structure had received many additions, some of the latest claiming a title to architectural taste The more ancient portion of the building . . . always seemed to possess a special attraction for the family.
Side 298 - Beatrice recognized the Duke de Chartres, the eldest son of the Duke of Orleans.
Side 85 - Ay, ay, Mr. vach, you'll be here of a week day soon, for I saw a funeral last night." Upon one occasion the clergyman asked her, "Well, Molly, have you seen a funeral lately?" " Ay, ay, Mr. vach," was the reply, " I saw one a night or two ago, and I saw you as plainly as I see you now ; and you did what I never saw you do before.

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