The Author, Volumes 1-2

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Page 128 - Will no one tell me what she sings? Perhaps the plaintive numbers flow For old, unhappy, far-off things, And battles long ago: Or is it some more humble lay, Familiar matter of to-day? Some natural sorrow, loss, or pain, That has been, and may be again!
Page 72 - He looked on naked nature unashamed, And saw the Sphinx, now bestial, now divine, In change and re-change; he nor praised nor blamed, But drew her as he saw with fearless line. Did he good service? God must judge, not we! Manly he was, and generous and sincere; English in all, of genius blithely free: Who loves a Man may see his image here.
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Page 88 - September one thousand eight hundred and eighty-five a draft of a convention was agreed to for giving to authors of literary and artistic works first published in one of the countries parties to the convention copyright in such works throughout the other countries parties to the convention : And whereas, without the authority of Parliament, such convention cannot be...
Page 46 - ... Wives turn jolly days to melancholy days, All perplexing and vexing one's life, Children are riotous, maid-servants fly at us, Mammy to quiet us growls like a bear ; Polly is squalling, and Molly is bawling, While dad is recalling his Bachelor's Fare. — When they are older grown, then they are bolder grown, Turning your temper, and spurning your rule : Girls, through foolishness, passion or mulishness, Parry your wishes and marry a fool; — Boys will anticipate, lavish and dissipate, All that...
Page 88 - Museum) which are now entitled to receive a copy of every book published in the United Kingdom...
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Page 205 - WHEN HE WOULD HAVE HIS VERSES READ. In sober mornings, do not thou rehearse The holy incantation of a verse ; But when that men have both well drunk, and fed, Let my enchantments then be sung or read. When laurel spirts i...

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