Letters to Dead Authors

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Longmans, Green, 1892 - 194 страница
Collection of essays.

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Страница 170 - Had we never loved sae kindly, Had we never loved sae blindly, Never met, or never parted, We had ne'er been broken-hearted.
Страница 192 - Fertur pudicae coniugis osculum Parvosque natos ut capitis minor Ab se removisse et virilem Torvus humi posuisse voltum, Donec labantes consilio patres 45 Firmaret auctor numquam alias dato, Interque maerentes amicos Egregius properaret exsul.
Страница 76 - ... attended with most dangers, that thereby they might be punished, and then applauded and pitied; when they called the spirit of opposition a tender conscience, and complained of persecution, because they wanted power to persecute others; when the giddy multitude raged, and became restless to find out misery for themselves and others; and the rabble would herd themselves together, and endeavour to govern and act in spite of authority...
Страница 114 - What though the music of thy rustic flute Kept not for long its happy, country tone ; Lost it too soon, and learnt a stormy note Of men contention-tost, of men who groan, Which task'd thy pipe too sore, and tired thy throat — It fail'd, and thou wast mute ! Yet hadst thou alway visions of our light...
Страница 25 - Mignonne, allons voir si la rose Qui ce matin avoit desclose Sa robe de pourpre au Soleil, A point perdu ceste vesprée Les plis de sa robe pourprée, Et son teint au vostre pareil.
Страница 171 - A fig for those by law protected ! Liberty's a glorious feast ! Courts for cowards were erected, Churches built to please the priest.
Страница 6 - And the past and its dear histories, and youth and its hopes and passions, and tones and looks forever echoing in the heart, and present in the memory — these, no doubt, poor Clive saw and heard as he looked across the great gulf of time, and parting and grief, and beheld the woman he had loved for many years.
Страница 70 - Jane and Elizabeth attempted to explain to her the nature of an entail. They had often attempted it before, but it was a subject on which Mrs Bennet was beyond the reach of reason; and she continued to rail bitterly against the cruelty of settling an estate away from a family of five daughters, in favour of a man whom nobody cared anything about. 'It certainly is a most iniquitous affair,' said Mr Bennet, 'and nothing can clear Mr Collins from the guilt of inheriting Longbourn.

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