Morocco (Google eBook)

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A. and C. Black, 1904 - Maroc - Descriptions et voyages - 230 pages
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Page 121 - And your slaves ! See that ye feed them with such food as ye eat yourselves ; and clothe them with the stuff ye wear. And if they commit a fault which ye are not inclined to forgive, then sell them, for they are the servants of the Lord, and are not to be tormented.
Page 160 - And in green underwood and cover Blossom by blossom the spring begins. The full streams feed on flower of rushes, Ripe grasses trammel a travelling foot, The faint fresh flame of the young year flushes From leaf to flower and flower to fruit ; And fruit and leaf are as gold and fire, And the oat is heard above the lyre, And the hoofed heel of a satyr crushes The chestnut-husk at the chestnut-root.
Page lxxvii - Whan that Aprill with his shoures soote The droghte of March hath perced to the roote, And bathed every veyne in swich licour Of which vertu engendred is the flour...
Page 189 - It is said that a poet has died young in the breast of the most stolid. It may be contended, rather, that this (somewhat minor) bard in almost every case survives, and is the spice of life to his possessor. Justice is not done to the versatility and the unplumbed childishness of man's imagination. His life from without may seem but a rude mound of mud ; there will be some golden chamber at the heart of it, in which he dwells delighted; and for as dark as his pathway seems to the observer, he will...
Page xxiii - Not a flower to be pressed of the foot that falls not; As the heart of a dead man the seed-plots are dry; From the thicket of thorns whence the nightingale calls not, Could she call, there were never a rose to reply. Over the meadows that blossom and wither Rings but the note of a sea-bird's song; . , Only the sun and the rain come hither All year long.
Page 236 - In Four Sections, each containing 18 to 20 FullPage Illustrations in Colour, and many Illustrations in the text : Section I. Early English— II. Middle Ages— III. Tudor and Stuart— IV. Georgian, etc. Price 75. 6d. net each.
Page 88 - ... parliamentary constituencies which Cornwall at that time possessed. From 1626 to 1766 a Godolphin had been returned thirty-seven times for Helston, and with a very brief interruption the minister held the seat until his elevation to the peerage. Charles used to say of him, that Sidney Godolphin was never in the way and never out of the way. He guarded the public Treasury with the jealous watchfulness of a miser over his hoard. He resisted a job, even when it was backed by the mighty influence...
Page 235 - Lest work. Morocco Painted by AS FORREST. Described by SL BENSUSAN. 74 Full.Page Illustrations in Colour. Naples By AUGUSTINE FITZGERALD. Described by SYBIL FITZGERALD.
Page 121 - ... sacred to one another as this sacred day, in this sacred month, in this sacred town. And your slaves! See that you feed them with such food as you eat yourselves and clothe them with the clothes that you yourselves wear. And if they commit a fault which you are not inclined to forgive, then part with them for they are the servants of Allah and are not to be chastised. Behold! Listen to me. Worship your Lord; offer prayers five times a day; observe fast in the month of Ramadan; make pilgrimage...
Page 139 - Ah, with the Grape my fading Life provide, And wash my Body whence the Life has died, And lay me, shrouded in the living Leaf, By some not unfrequented Garden-side. XCIX Whither resorting from the vernal Heat Shall Old Acquaintance Old Acquaintance greet, Under the Branch that leans above the Wall To shed his Blossom over head and feet.

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