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Nelson's Literature Readers, Book 2 - Primary Source Edition, Book 2
No preview available - 2013
Alexander Selkirk Amadis ancient arms army ash tree Atahualpa Bashkirs battle beautiful began birds bonny lass born brave called courtepy Crito Danegeld dark David Swan dead death earth enemy England English eyes feet forest French Gandalin hand hath head hear heard heart heaven honour horse Inca Isthmian Games Kalmucks king labour lake land Lavengro light living London looked Lord Mary Ambree miles morning Mount Vesuvius mountain nature never night noble o'er passed passion person poet Pompeii praise prince quoth river rocks Roman Rome round scene shore side Sir Patrick Spens sleep soldiers solitude soul sound spider stone stood stream sword thee things thou thought thousand tion town trees turned voice wild wind wing Witenagemot wonder wood word Zoetermeer Zoeterwoude
Page 333 - Yet not to thine eternal resting-place Shalt thou retire alone, nor couldst thou wish Couch more magnificent. Thou shalt lie down With patriarchs of the infant world — with kings, The powerful of the earth — the wise, the good, Fair forms, and hoary seers of ages past, All in one mighty sepulchre.
Page 136 - And I will make thee beds of roses, And a thousand fragrant posies : A cap of flowers, and a kirtle, Embroider"d all with leaves of myrtle.
Page 411 - Cromwell, I did not think to shed a tear In all my miseries ; but thou hast forced me, Out of thy honest truth, to play the woman. Let's dry our eyes : And thus far hear me, Cromwell; And, — when I am forgotten, as I shall be, And sleep in dull cold marble...
Page 221 - Haste thee nymph and bring with thee Jest and youthful jollity, Quips and cranks, and wanton wiles, Nods, and becks, and wreathed smiles. Such as hang on Hebe's cheek, And love to live in dimple sleek; Sport that wrinkled care derides. And laughter holding both his sides.
Page 296 - For books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are; nay they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them.
Page 123 - Tis some visitor entreating entrance at my chamber door — Some late visitor entreating entrance at my chamber door: This it is, and nothing more.
Page 332 - Yet a few days, and thee The all-beholding sun shall see no more In all his course ; nor yet in the cold ground, Where thy pale form was laid, with many tears, Nor in the embrace of ocean, shall exist . Thy image. Earth, that nourished thee, shall claim Thy growth, to be resolved to earth again...
Page 399 - ... no receipt openeth the heart but a true friend, to whom you may impart griefs, joys, fears, hopes, suspicions, counsels, and whatsoever lieth upon the heart to oppress it, in a kind of civil shrift or confession.