The Living Age ..., Volume 48 (Google eBook)

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Living Age Company Incorporated, 1856
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Page 275 - Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun...
Page 275 - Are not these woods More free from peril than the envious court? Here feel we but the penalty of Adam, The seasons' difference : as the icy fang And churlish chiding of the winter's wind, Which when it bites and blows upon my body, Even till I shrink with cold, I smile and say, This is no flattery : these are counsellors That feelingly persuade me what I am.
Page 153 - THE dews of summer night did fall, The moon (sweet Regent of the sky!) Silvered the walls of Cumnor Hall And many an oak that grew thereby.
Page 9 - When hard words, jealousies, and fears, Set folks together by the ears, And made them fight, like mad or drunk, For Dame Religion, as for punk; Whose honesty they all durst swear for, Though not a man of them knew wherefore: When Gospel-Trumpeter, surrounded With long-ear'd rout, to battle sounded, And pulpit, drum ecclesiastic, Was beat with fist, instead of a stick; Then did Sir Knight abandon dwelling, And out he rode a colonelling.
Page 9 - Twas Presbyterian true blue, For he was of that stubborn crew Of Errant Saints, whom all men grant To be the true Church Militant...
Page 9 - WHEN civil dudgeon first grew high, And men fell out, they knew not why ; When hard words, jealousies, and fears, Set folks together by the ears, And made them fight, like mad or drunk, For Dame Religion, as for punk ; VOL.
Page 162 - Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky, The flying cloud, the frosty light: The year is dying in the night; Ring out, wild bells, and let him die. Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy bells, across the snow: The year is going, let him go; Ring out the false, ring in the true.
Page 308 - Not learned, save in gracious household ways. Not perfect, nay, but full of tender wants, !No Angel, but a dearer being, all dipt In Angel instincts, breathing Paradise, Interpreter between the Gods and men, Who...
Page 46 - Happy are you, Laughing Water, Having such a noble husband ! " From the sky the sun benignant Looked upon them through the branches, Saying to them, " 0 my children, Love is sunshine, hate is shadow, Life is checkered shade and sunshine, Rule by love, 0 Hiawatha...
Page 9 - For rhetoric, he could not ope His mouth, but out there flew a trope ; And when he happen'd to break off I' th' middle of his speech, or cough, H...

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