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Page 112 - Crabbed age and youth cannot live together Youth is full of pleasance, age is full of care; Youth like summer morn, age like winter weather; Youth like summer brave, age like winter bare; Youth is full of sport, age's breath is short; Youth is nimble, age is lame; Youth is hot and bold, age is weak and cold; Youth is wild, and age is tame. Age, I do abhor thee; youth, I do adore thee; O, my love, my love is young!
Page 221 - tis certain; man, though dead, retains Part of himself; the immortal mind remains: The form subsists without the body's aid, Aerial semblance, and an empty shade!
Page 132 - saw his skill tried on a horse which could never before be brought to stand for a smith to shoe him. The day after Sullivan's half-hour lecture I went, not without some incredulity, to the smith's shop, with many other curious spectators, where we were eye-witnesses of the complete success of his art. This, too, had been a troop horse, and it was supposed, not without reason, that, after regimental discipline had failed, no other would be found availing. I observed that the animal appeared terrified...
Page 117 - Moses' hands were heavy; and they took a stone, and put it under him, and he sat thereon; and Aaron and Hur stayed up his hands, the one on the one side, and the other on the other side ; and his hands were steady until the going down of the sun.
Page 220 - And is it thou? (he answers) To my sight Once more return'st thou from the realms of night? O more than brother! Think each office paid, Whate'er can rest a discontented shade; But grant one last embrace, unhappy boy! Afford at least that melancholy joy.
Page 92 - This correction made his description more striking than it had been without it: since Lord Nelson generally had his empty sleeve attached to the breast of his coat: but it was the right arm that he had lost.
Page 69 - There is a cliff, whose high and bending head Looks fearfully on the confined deep ; Bring me but to the very brim of it, And I'll repair the misery thou dost bear.
Page 194 - BELOW Oh, let me join your flocks ! I three hundred years have striven To catch your skirt and mount to Heaven, — And still in vain. Oh, might I be With company akin to me...
Page 220 - At length he sinks in the soft arms of sleep. "When lo ! the shade, before his closing eyes, Of sad Patroclus rose, or seem'd to rise: In the same robe he living wore, he came : In stature, voice, and pleasing look, the same. The form familiar hover'd o'er his head, ' And sleeps Achilles (thus the phantom said), Sleeps my Achilles, his Patroclus dead?