Hyperion: A Romance (Google eBook)

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1893 - Europe - 391 pages
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Page 234 - O, thou art fairer than the evening air Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars...
Page 346 - Either disperse these mists, which blot and fill My perspective still as they pass; Or else remove me hence unto that hill * Where I shall need no glass.
Page 380 - Look not mournfully into the Past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the Present. It is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy Future, without fear, and with a manly heart.
Page 346 - He that hath found some fledged bird's nest may know At first sight if the bird be flown ; But what fair well or grove he sings in now, That is to him unknown.
Page 320 - Here hung those lips that I have kissed I know not how oft. Where be your gibes now? your gambols? your songs? your flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table on a roar?
Page 345 - They are all gone into the world of light ! And I alone sit lingering here ; Their very memory is fair and bright, And my sad thoughts doth clear. It glows and glitters in my cloudy breast, Like stars upon some gloomy grove, Or those faint beams in which this hill is drest, After the sun's remove.
Page 150 - Whoe'er she be, That not impossible she That shall command my heart and me; Where'er she lie, Locked up from mortal eye In shady leaves of destiny: Till that ripe birth Of studied Fate stand forth...
Page 345 - After the sun's remove. I see them walking in an air of glory, "Whose light doth trample on my days My days, which are at best but dull and hoary, Mere glimmering and decays.
Page 259 - O Land ! For all the broken-hearted The mildest herald by our fate allotted, Beckons, and with inverted torch doth stand To lead us with a gentle hand Into the land of the great Departed, Into the Silent Land ! L
Page 395 - Chair. The Scarlet Letter, and The Blithedale Romance. The Marble Faun. Our Old Home, and English Note-Books. 2 vols. American Note-Books. French and Italian Note-Books. The Dolliver Romance, Fanshawe, Septimius Felton, and, in an Appendix, the Ancestral...

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