New Canterbury Tales

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Macmillan, 1901 - English fiction - 262 pages
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Page 169 - Recordare, Jesu pie, Quod sum causa tuae viae: Ne me perdas ilia die.
Page 169 - Sibylla,' sang the boy, with the voice of women hurt by a sword; and pausing (as he had been taught) before the third stave, let loose for that a hollow, fluting and lonely note, like a clarion that warns a valley from the hill-top — " ' Tuba mirum spargens sonum Per sepulchra regionum, Coget omnes ante thronum' — under which the Jews lay prone and still.
Page 264 - This work, for any one of several solid reasons, must be regarded M 0f very unusual interest. In the matter of style alone, it is an achievement, an extraordinary achievement . . .; in the matter of interpreting nature there are passages in this book that I have never seen surpassed in prose fiction.
Page 148 - Pax ibi florida, pascua vivida, viva medulla, Nulla molestia, nulla tragoedia, lacryma nulla. O sancta potio, sacra refectio, pax animarum, O plus, O bonus, O placidus sonus, hymnus earum...
Page 264 - A series of adventures as original as they are romantic. . . . 'The Forest Lovers ' is a piece of ancient arras ; a thing mysteriously beautiful, a book that is real, and, at the same time, radiant with poetry and art. ' The Forest Lovers ' will be read with admiration, and preserved with something more than respect.

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