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Page 551 - I am a part of all that I have met; Yet all experience is an arch wherethro' Gleams that untravell'd world, whose margin fades For ever and for ever when I move. How dull it is to pause, to make an end, To rust unburnish'd, not to shine in use! As tho
Page 557 - Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love : Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues ; Let every eye negotiate for itself, And trust no agent : for beauty is a witch, Against whose charms faith melteth into blood.
Page 544 - My eyes are full of tears, my heart of love, My heart is breaking, and my eyes are dim, And I am all aweary of my life.
Page 631 - See! yonder's his Venice — the valiant Spire, Highest one of the perfect three, Guarding the others: the Palace choir, The Temple flashing with opal fire — Bubble and foam of the sunlit sea. Yesterday he was part of it all — Sat here, discerning cloud from snow In the flush of the Alpine afterglow, Or mused on the vineyard whose wine-stirred row Meets in a leafy bacchanal. Listen a moment — how oft did he! — To the bells from Fontalto's distant tower Leading the evening in ... ah me! Here...
Page 470 - Each Weekly Number Contains sixty-four pages, in which are given, without abridgment, the most interesting and important contributions to the periodicals of Great Britain and the Continent, from the weighty articles in the quarterlies to the light literary and social essays of the weeklies.
Page 460 - Science, politics, biography, discovery, art, travel, public affairs, literary criticism and all other departments of knowledge and discussion which interest intelligent readers are represented in its pages. Each Number Contains A short story and an instalment of a serial story; and translations of striking articles from French, German, Italian and Spanish periodicals are made expressly for the magazine by its own staff of translators.
Page 631 - Browning loved, High on the flank of the friendly town; These are the hills that his keen eye roved, The green like a cataract leaping down To the plain that his pen gave new renown. There to the West what a range of blue! — The very background Titian drew To his peerless Loves. O tranquil scene!
Page 460 - The Siege of the Legations," written by Dr. Morrison, the well-known correspondent of The London Times at Peking. This narrative is of absorbing interest in its descriptions of the daily life of the besieged legationers, and it is noteworthy also as containing some disclosures relating to the inside history of what went on at Peking in those stirring days, which are altogether new and of the utmost importance. The unusual length of Dr. Morrison's narrative has precluded and probably will preclude...
Page 544 - O mountain brooks, I am the daughter of a River-God, Hear me, for I will speak, and build up all My sorrow with my song, as yonder walls Rose slowly to a music slowly breathed, A cloud that gather'd shape : for it may be That, while I speak of it, a little while My heart may wander from its deeper woe.