The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from the World's Great Writers, Ancient, Mediaeval, and Modern, with Biographical and Explanatory Notes and Critical Essays by Many Eminent Writers, Volume 14

Richard Garnett
Standard, 1899 - 9822 pagina's
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Pagina 6453 - Past, But the hopes of youth fall thick in the blast, And the days are dark and dreary. Be still, sad heart ! and cease repining ; Behind the clouds is the sun still shining ; Thy fate is the common fate of all, Into each life some rain must fall, Some days must be dark and dreary.
Pagina 6681 - Sir, in my heart there was a kind of fighting-, That would not let me sleep...
Pagina 6805 - And in each pillar there is a ring, And in each ring there is a chain ; That iron is a cankering thing, For in these limbs its teeth remain, With marks that will not wear away...
Pagina 6615 - And if thou said'st I am not peer To any lord in Scotland here, Lowland or Highland, far or near, Lord Angus, thou hast lied!
Pagina 6762 - ... for this night's repetition of the folly ; could he feel the body of the death out of which I cry hourly with feebler and feebler outcry to be delivered — it were enough to make him dash the sparkling beverage to the earth in all the pride of its mantling .temptation; to make him clasp his teeth — " And not undo 'em To suffer WET DAMNATION to run through 'em.
Pagina 6704 - Then leaping on his feet upright, Some moody turns he took — Now up the mead, then down the mead, And past a shady nook — And, lo ! he saw a little boy That pored upon a book. "My gentle lad, what is't you read — Romance or fairy fable? Or is it some historic page, Of kings and crowns unstable?" The young boy gave an upward glance— "It is 'The Death of Abel?
Pagina 6722 - All are scattered, now, and fled, — Some are married, some are dead ; And when I ask, with throbs of pain, " Ah ! when shall they all meet again ? " As in the days long since gone by, The ancient timepiece makes reply, " Forever — never ! Never — forever...
Pagina 6623 - Fitz-Eustace. to Lord Surrey hie : Tunstall lies dead upon the field. His lifeblood stains the spotless shield • Edmund is down ; my life is reft ; The Admiral alone is left. Let Stanley charge with spur of fire. — With Chester charge, and Lancashire, Full upon Scotland's central host, Or victory and England's lost. — Must I bid twice ? — hence, varlets ! fly ! — Leave Marmion here alone — to die.
Pagina 6805 - I ought to do — and did my best — And each did well in his degree. The youngest, whom my father loved, Because our mother's brow was given...
Pagina 6445 - ... Would you tell me please, which way I ought to go from here?" "That depends a good deal on where you want to get to," said the Cat. "I don't much care where—" said Alice. "Then it doesn't matter which way you go," said the Cat. "—so long as I get somewhere," Alice added as an explanation. "Oh, you're sure to do that," said the Cat, "if you only walk long enough.

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