Brallaghan: Or The Deipnosophists (Google eBook)

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E. Churton, 1845 - English literature - 336 pages
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Page 296 - Like the vase, in which roses have once been distilled You may break, you may shatter the vase if you will. But the scent of the roses will hang round it still.
Page 207 - Take, oh take those lips away, That so sweetly were forsworn; And those eyes, the break of day, Lights that do mislead the morn; But my kisses bring again, bring again, Seals of love, but seal'd in vain.
Page 296 - A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty, Is worth a whole eternity in bondage.
Page 304 - If to her share some female errors fall, Look on her face, and you'll forget them all.
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Page 306 - ... thought that pale decay Would steal before the steps of time, And waste its bloom away, Mary...
Page 329 - Thus sung they in the English boat, A holy and a cheerful Note, And all the way, to guide their Chime, With falling Oars they kept the time.
Page 24 - A man so various that he seems to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome.
Page 131 - No, the heart that has truly loved never forgets, But as truly loves on to the close ; As the sun-flower turns on her god, when he sets, The same look which she turned when he rose.
Page 327 - I KNEW, by the smoke that so gracefully curled Above the green elms, that a cottage was near, And I said, " If there's peace to be found in the world, A heart that was humble might hope for it here...

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