Familiar Diaglogues and Popular Discussions: For Exhibition in Schools and Academies of Either Sex, and for the Amusement of Social Parties

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Tappan and Dennet, 1841 - Dialogues - 286 pages
 

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Page 205 - to see your father's funeral. Hamlet. I pray thee do not mock me, fellow-student; I think it was to see my mother's wedding. Horatio. Indeed, my lord, it followed hard upon. Hamlet. Thrift, thrift, Horatio; the funeral baked meats Did coldly furnish forth the marriage-tables. Would I had met my dearest foe in heaven,
Page 205 - Horatio. A truant disposition, good my lord. Hamlet. I would not hear your enemy say so; Nor shall you do mine ear that violence, To make it truster of your own report Against yourself. I know you are no truant : But what is your affair in Elsineur ? We'll teach you to drink deep ere you depart.
Page 208 - wicked or charitable, — Thou com'st in such a questionable shape, That I will speak to thee. I'll call thee Hamlet! King! father! royal Dane! O, answer me ! Let me not burst in ignorance; but tell Why thy
Page 111 - mercy ! -dispel Yon sight, that it freezes my spirit to tell! Life flutters convulsed in his quivering limbs, And his blood-streaming nostril in agony swims. Accursed be the fagots that blaze at his feet, Where his heart shall be thrown, ere it ceases to beat, With the smoke of its ashes to poison the gale
Page 108 - feel. James. I ne'er delayed, When foeman bade me draw my blade. Nay, more, brave chief, I vowed thy death ; Yet sure thy fair and generous faith, And my deep debt for life preserved, A better meed have well deserved. Can nought but blood our feud atone Are there no means ? Roderick. No, stranger, none
Page 107 - when I come again, I come with banner, brand, and bow, As leader seeks his mortal foe. For love-lorn swain, in lady's bower, Ne'er panted for the appointed hour As I, until before me stand This rebel chieftain and his band. Soldier. Have then thy wish ! [He whistles, and soldiers
Page 109 - fixed, as though beholding future events,] LOCHIEL! Lochiel! beware of the day When the Lowlands shall meet thee in battle array ! For a field of the dead rushes red on my sight, And the clans of Cullo'den are scattered in
Page 111 - Their swords are a thousand, their bosoms are one! They are true to the last of their blood and their breath, And, like reapers, descend to the harvest of death ! Then welcome be Cumberland's steed to the shock! Let him dash his proud foam like a wave on the rock ! But woe to his kindred, and woe to his cause, When
Page 208 - Horatio. It beckons you to go away with it, As if it some impartment did desire To you alone. But do not go with it. Hamlet. It will not speak. Then I will follow it. Horatio. Do not, my lord.
Page 108 - go; When, if thou wilt be still his foe, — Or if the king shall not agree To grant thee grace and favor free,— I plight mine honor, oath, and word, That, to thy native holds restored, With each advantage shall thou stand, That aids thee now to guard thy land.

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