The sunshine of home; or, Hearts and homes (Google eBook)

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G. Routledge & Sons, 1879 - 176 pages
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Page 156 - Return, fair Eve ! Whom fly'st thou ? Whom thou fly'st, of him thou art, His flesh, his bone ; to give thee being, 1 lent Out of my side to thee, nearest my heart, Substantial life, to have thee by my side, Henceforth an individual solace dear : Part of my soul, I seek thee, and thee claim My other half...
Page 14 - The poor child had sat in mute amazement, and patiently imitated everything her teacher did; but now the truth began to flash upon her: her intellect began to work: she perceived that here was a way by which she could herself make up a sign of anything that was in her own mind, and show it to another mind; and at once her countenance lighted up with a human expression: it was no longer a dog, or parrot: it was an immortal spirit, eagerly seizing upon a new link of union with other spirits...
Page 156 - Return, fair Eve; Whom fliest thou? whom thou fliest, of him thou art, His flesh, his bone ; to give thee being I lent Out of my side to thee, nearest my heart, Substantial life; to have thee by my side 485 Henceforth an individual solace dear. Part of my soul, I seek thee, and thee claim, My other half...
Page 32 - Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment ? Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with these raptures moves the vocal air To testify his hidden residence.
Page 19 - A blank, my lord : She never told her love, But let concealment, like a worm i...
Page 19 - Here rests his head upon the lap of Earth A youth to Fortune and to Fame unknown Fair Science frowned not on his humble birth, And Melancholy marked him for her own.
Page 14 - ... it to another mind ; and at once her countenance lighted up with a human expression. It was no longer a dog or parrot ; it was an immortal spirit eagerly seizing upon a new link of union with other spirits ! I could almost fix upon the moment when this truth dawned upon her mind, and spread its light to her countenance; I saw that the great obstacle was overcome, and that henceforward nothing but patient and persevering, but plain and straightforward efforts were to be used.
Page 174 - The chamber where the good man meets his fate Is privileged beyond the common walk Of virtuous life, quite in the verge of Heaven.
Page 25 - That glads my own fireside ! My refuge ever from the storm Of this world's passion, strife, and care ; Though thunder-clouds the skies deform, Their fury cannot reach me there ; There all is cheerful, calm, and fair ; Wrath, Envy, Malice, Strife, or Pride, Hath never made its...
Page 111 - Sestus directed his course by holding a burning torch on the top of a high tower. After many interviews of mutual affection and tenderness, Leander was drowned in a tempestuous night as he attempted his usual course, and Hero in despair threw herself down from her tower and perished in the sea.

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