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Page 324 - For mine own good, All causes shall give way : I am in blood Stepp'd in so far that, should I wade no more, Returning were as tedious as go o'er : Strange things I have in head, that will to hand ; Which must be acted ere they may be scann'd.
Page 329 - I was a fish, and I shall be a crow,' said Tancred to himself, when the hall door closed on him. ' What a spiritual mistress ! And yesterday, for a moment, I almost dreamed of kneeling with her at the Holy Sepulchre ! I must get out of this city as quickly as possible ; I cannot cope with its corruption.
Page 354 - Tis now the very witching time of night, When churchyards yawn, and hell itself breathes out Contagion to this world : now could I drink hot blood, And do such bitter business as the day Would quake to look on.
Page 327 - First, there was nothing, then there was something; then — forget the next— I think there were shells, then fishes; then we came— let me see — did we come next? Never mind that; we came at last. And the next change there will be something very superior to us — something with wings.
Page 328 - Nobody ever saw a star formed,' said Tancred. ' Perhaps not. You must read the " Revelations ;" it is all explained. But what is most interesting, is the way in which man has been developed. You know, all is development. The principle is perpetually going on. First, there was nothing, then there was something ; then, I forget the next, I think there were shells, then fishes ; then we came, let me see, did we come next ? Never mind that ; we came at last. And the next change there will be something...
Page 328 - You know, all is development. The principle is perpetually going on. First, there was nothing, then there was something; then - I forget the next - I think there were shells, then fishes; then we came - Let me see did we come next? Never mind that; we came at last. And the next change will be something very superior to us - something with wings. Ah! that's it: we were fishes, and I believe we shall be crows. But you must read it.
Page 3 - Her brow was white and low, her cheek's pure dye Like twilight rosy still with the set sun ; Short upper lip— sweet lips ! that make us sigh Ever to have seen such ; for she was one Fit for the model of a statuary, (A race of mere impostors, when all's done — I've seen much finer women, ripe and real, Than all the nonsense of their stone ideal).