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Page 213 - Be not afeard ; the isle is full of noises, Sounds and sweet airs, that give delight and hurt not. Sometimes a thousand twangling instruments Will hum about mine ears, and sometimes voices That, if I then had waked after long sleep, Will make me sleep again : and then, in dreaming, The clouds methought would open and show riches Ready to drop upon me, that, when I waked, I cried to dream again.
Page 46 - ... consented and gave him the sword, and Skirnir set off on his journey and obtained the maiden's promise that within nine nights she would come to a certain place and there wed Freyr.
Page 214 - They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more ; neither shall the sun light on them, nor any heat. And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes...
Page 215 - Let the waters be gathered together in one place and let the dry land appear.
Page 288 - Oh, I see thee old and formal, fitted to thy petty part, With a little hoard of maxims preaching down a daughter's heart. "They were dangerous guides the feelings — she herself was not exempt — Truly, she herself had suffered —
Page 266 - for one like you To choose for me so lightly. "You think, because my life is rude, I take no note of sweetness ; I tell you love has naught to do With meetness or unmeetness. " Itself its best excuse, it asks No leave of pride or fashion When silken zone or homespun frock It stirs with throbs of passion. " You think me deaf and blind ; you bring Your winning graces hither As free as if from cradle-time We two had played together.
Page 78 - To be sure, he will have to begin at the bottom of the ladder and work his way up through a good deal of grime, and smut, and hard labor.
Page 363 - Humbre picked at the lace frills of her dressing gown and sighed resignedly. " She is really a very sweet girl, and it is well for her that she won't be left to fall a prey to some designing fortune hunter. I am glad that everything was arranged between her and Robert before this happened, so that nobody can say that he married her for her money.
Page 247 - Comfort's womanly heart shrank with sensitive dread from the thought that her only relative in the wide world, — the brother who had lain an innocent baby upon the breast of their sainted mother, — could find it in his heart to wrong her, as his motherin-law had intimated.