The Tomahawk: A Saturday Journal of Satire, Volumes 4-5 (Google eBook)

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Office of the Tomahawk, 1869
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Page 182 - But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison-house, I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow up thy soul, freeze thy young blood, Make thy two eyes, like stars, start from their spheres, Thy knotted and combined locks to part And each particular hair to stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful porcupine : But this eternal blazon must not be To ears of flesh and blood.
Page 182 - Doom'd for a certain term to walk the night ; And for the day confined to fast in fires, Till the foul crimes done in my days of nature Are burnt and purged away.
Page 182 - But this eternal blazon must not be To ears of flesh and blood. List, list, O, list ! If thou didst ever thy dear father love Ham. O God ! Ghost. Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder. Ham. Murder ! Ghost. Murder most foul, as in the best it is ; But this most foul, strange and unnatural.
Page 182 - Haste me to know it; that I, with wings as swift As meditation, or the thoughts of love, May sweep to my revenge.
Page 182 - O wicked wit and gifts, that have the power So to seduce; won to his shameful lust The will of my most seeming-virtuous queen.
Page 182 - I will. Ghost. My hour is almost come, When I to sulphurous and tormenting flames Must render up myself.
Page 274 - This book is a record of both. Those who never saw Artemus in the flesh, let them read of him in the spirit.
Page 150 - I thank you for the kind manner in which you have received the toast which has been proposed by Mr.
Page 46 - AN APROPOS SOLILOQUY. BY A GIRL OF THE PERIOD. To DYE, or not to dye, that is the question : " Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer " Th' outrageous colour of Dame Nature born, The very "head and front of my offending " Against the fiat of chameleon Fashion, Or summon Art to aid me? Shall I end This heart-ache by the
Page 56 - Having heard the evidence, do you wish to say anything in answer to the charge? You are not obliged to say anything unless you desire to do so, but whatever you say will be taken down in writing, and may be given in evidence against you upon your trial...

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