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Page 194 - O wad some Power the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us! It wad frae monie a blunder free us, An' foolish notion: What airs in dress an' gait wad lea'e us, An
Page 19 - Julian good-night, the doctor dismissed the cab and set out to walk to Harley Street. He proceeded at a leisurely pace along Piccadilly, threading his way abstractedly among the wandering wisps of painted humanity that dye the London night with rouge. Occasionally a passing man in evening dress would bid him good-night, for he was universally known in the town. But he did not reply. With his firm round chin pressed down upon his fur coat, and his eyelids lowered, he moved thoughtfully. The problem...
Page 76 - ... a case of not being able to see the trees for the wood. Woodland edge habitats, very rich in biodiversity, have fared a little better, but perhaps largely through default, as the 'green cement' of conventional landscape practice is substituted with blocks of native species.
Page 44 - In the street, the tide of being, how it surges, how it rolls ! God ! what base ignoble faces ! God ! what bodies wanting souls ! 'Mid this stream of human being, banked by houses tall and grim, Pale I stand this shining morrow with a pant for woodlands dim, To hear the soft and whispering rain, feel the dewy cool of leaves, Watch the lightnings dart like swallows round the brooding thunder-eaves, To lose the sense of whirling...
Page 112 - FROM MY OWN APARTMENT, DECEMBER 20. IT would be a good appendix to ' The art of Living and Dying,' if any one would write
Page 69 - Men don't dine at their clubs nowadays; they go with their wives or the wives of others to partake of the Restaurant Dinner. These Restaurant Dinners are comparatively recent institutions, so to speak, having come into vogue during the last few years, but they have become almost, if not altogether, the greatest feature of the Night Side of London high...
Page 96 - It will pay you very well to spend an evening, say once a fortnight, in exploring the Soho restaurants. And not only is the food good, but the people you see are interesting. Here you may certainly study types of men and women you will hardly behold outside of this district.
Page 269 - ... people are fond of boxing. On the other hand it is very desirable that proper boxing under proper rules should be kept up ; all people should not be afraid of using their fists when necessary.
Page 17 - ... certainly wouldn't ever have said that I was expecting to meet him again. And certainly not on a weekday. And then there I was, coming out of work at five minutes past five, down in the lift and through Cosmetics and out through the side entrance in Duke Street, and there he was, standing right there on the other side of the street, in the middle of the pavement in the middle of the rush-hour in his beautiful great dark-blue cashmere coat. With the crowds parting either side of him and with his...
London by Night.