The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 67 (Google eBook)

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Atlantic Monthly Company, 1891 - American literature
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Page 684 - Come, come, and sit you down ; you shall not budge ; You go not till I set you up a glass Where you may see the inmost part of you.
Page 408 - The king doth wake to-night, and takes his rouse, Keeps wassail, and the swaggering up-spring reels ; And, as he drains his draughts of Rhenish down, The kettle-drum and trumpet thus bray out The triumph of his pledge.
Page 274 - And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness : for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.
Page 272 - Anne; an impoverished, an embarrassed man, deprived of the sharer of my thoughts and counsels, who could always talk down my sense of the calamitous apprehensions which break the heart that must bear them alone. Even her foibles were of service to me, by giving me things to think of beyond my weary self-reflections. ' I have seen her. The figure I beheld is, and is not my Charlotte my thirty years
Page 198 - Pool, and Black Point, called to sermon and to prayer, To the goodly house of worship, where, in order due and fit, As by public vote directed, classed and ranked the people sit ; Mistress first and goodwife after, clerkly squire before the clown, From the brave coat...
Page 402 - Come, let us go while we are in our prime, And take the harmless folly of the time We shall grow old apace, and die Before we know our liberty. Our life is short, and our days run As fast away as does the sun; And as a vapour or a drop of rain Once lost, can ne'er be found again; So when or you or I are made A fable, song, or fleeting shade, All love, all liking, all delight Lies drowned with us in endless night.
Page 133 - WILD BEASTS AND THEIR WAYS : REMINISCENCES OF EUROPE, ASIA, AFRICA, AND AMERICA.
Page 148 - ... the wood, And cots, and hamlets, and faint city-spire; The Channel there, the Islands and white sails, Dim coasts, and cloud-like hills, and shoreless...
Page 142 - O'Trigger line, that would furnish the new room; every one of whom had killed his man! For though the mansion-house and dirty acres have slipped through my fingers, I thank heaven our honour and the familypictures are as fresh as ever.
Page 226 - I say, when these things are considered on the one hand, and on the other the constitution expressing that some mode of government should be established "until an accommodation of the unhappy differences between Great Britain and America can be obtained; an event, which though traduced and treated as rebels, we still ardently desire...

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