Russell's Magazine, Volume 5 (Google eBook)

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Paul Hamilton Payne
Walker, Evans & Company, 1859
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Page 180 - But for those first affections, Those shadowy recollections, Which, be they what they may, Are yet the fountain light of all our day, Are yet a master light of all our seeing...
Page 180 - Perpetual benediction: not indeed For that which is most worthy to be blest Delight and liberty, the simple creed Of Childhood, whether busy or at rest, With new-fledged hope still fluttering in his breast: Not for these I raise The song of thanks and praise; But for those obstinate questionings Of sense and outward things, Fallings from us, vanishings; Blank misgivings of a Creature Moving about in worlds not...
Page 94 - Telassar: in this pleasant soil His far more pleasant garden God ordained; Out of the fertile ground he caused to grow All trees of noblest kind for sight, smell, taste; And all amid them stood the tree of life, High eminent, blooming ambrosial fruit Of vegetable gold...
Page 92 - All crimes shall cease, and ancient frauds shall fail; Returning Justice lift aloft her scale; Peace o'er the world her olive wand extend, And white-robed Innocence from heaven descend.
Page 97 - That all things which we see or work with in this Earth, especially we ourselves and all persons, are as a kind of vesture or sensuous Appearance : that under all there lies, as the essence of them, what he calls the ' Divine Idea of the World ;' this is the Reality which ' lies at the bottom of all Appearance.
Page 92 - The blue Bared its eternal bosom, and the dew Of summer nights collected still to make The morning precious : beauty was awake ! Why were ye not awake ? But ye were dead To things ye knew not of, were closely wed To musty laws lined out with wretched rule And compass vile...
Page 550 - Who, moving, cast the coverlet aside, And bared the knotted column of his throat, The massive square of his heroic breast, And arms on which the standing muscle sloped, As slopes a wild brook o'er a little stone, Running too vehemently to break upon it. And...
Page 420 - In poetry, in which every line, every phrase, may pass the ordeal of deliberation and deliberate choice, it is possible, and barely possible, to attain that ultimatum which I have ventured to propose as the infallible test of a blameless style : namely, its untranslatableness in words of the same language, without injury to the meaning.
Page 92 - Rapt into future times, the Bard begun : A Virgin shall conceive, a Virgin bear a Son ! From Jesse's root behold a branch arise, Whose sacred flower with fragrance fills the skies : The ^Ethereal spirit o'er its leaves shall move, And on its top descends the mystic Dove.
Page 547 - Clear thro' the open casement of the Hall, Singing ; and as the sweet voice of a bird, Heard by the lander in a lonely isle, Moves him to think what kind of bird it is That sings so delicately clear, and make Conjecture of the plumage and the form ; So the sweet voice of Enid moved Geraint...

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