The Living Age, Volume 213 (Google eBook)

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E. Littell & Company, 1897
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Page 291 - When the morning stars sang together, and the sons of God shouted for joy.
Page 301 - Where are the songs of Spring? Ay, where are they? Think not of them, thou hast thy music too...
Page 209 - Fie, fie upon her! There's language in her eye, her cheek, her lip, Nay, her foot speaks ; her wanton spirits look out At every joint and motive of her body.
Page 299 - To one who has been long in city pent, 'Tis very sweet to look into the fair And open face of heaven, to breathe a prayer Full in the smile of the blue firmament.
Page 299 - IN a drear-nighted December, Too happy, happy tree, Thy branches ne'er remember Their green felicity: The north cannot undo them, With a sleety whistle through them; Nor frozen thawings glue them From budding at the prime.
Page 277 - Howbeit that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural ; and afterwards that which is spiritual.
Page 562 - Corydon would kiss her then,. She said, maids must kiss no men, Till they did for good and all ; Then she made the shepherd- call All the heavens to witness truth Never loved a truer youth. Thus with many a pretty oath, Yea and nay, and faith and troth, Such as...
Page 209 - Cressid's name the very crown of falsehood, If ever she leave Troilus ! Time, force, and death, Do to this body what extremes you can ; But the strong base and building of my love Is as the very centre of the earth, Drawing all things to it.
Page 231 - He fought his doubts and gather'd strength, He would not make his judgment blind, He faced the spectres of the mind And laid them : thus he came at length To find a stronger faith his own; And Power was with him in the night, Which makes the darkness and the light, And dwells not in the light alone, But in the darkness and the cloud, As over Sinai's peaks of old, While Israel made their gods of gold, Altho
Page 97 - Hebrew, and by that means are not understood once in a twelvemonth. In the poetical quarter, I found there were poets who had no monuments, and monuments which had no poets.

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