The Aylmers, a novel [by N.T.H. Bayley].

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Page 99 - Cherry-ripe, ripe, ripe, I cry, Full and fair ones ; come, and buy: If so be you ask me where They do grow ? I answer, there Where my Julia's lips do smile ;— There's the land, or cherry-isle ; Whose plantations fully show All the year where cherries grow.
Page 117 - Hey, my kitten, hey, my kitten, And hey, my kitten, my deary ! Such a sweet pet as this Was neither far nor neary. Here we go up, up, up, And here we go down, down, down, And here we go backwards and forwards, And here we go round, round, roundy.
Page 97 - I'm afraid you'll find it a bad maxim. Let. I have the strongest confidence in it. I am in spired with unusual spirits, and on this hazard willingly stake my chance for happiness. I am impatient to begin my measures. [Exit, B.
Page 155 - The flying rumours gather'd as they roll'd, Scarce any tale was sooner heard than told ; And all who told it added something new, And all who heard it made enlargements too ; In every ear it spread, on every tongue it grew.
Page 167 - ... hunger gave a relish to her meat. A sparing diet did her health assure ; Or sick, a pepper posset was her cure. Before the day was done, her work she sped, And never went by candle-light to bed. With exercise she sweat ill humours out ; Her dancing was not hindered by the gout.
Page 14 - ... education. But we see thus more clearly how judicious and skillful training may render conciousness comparatively vivid, definite, and distinct, by aiding, with appropriate appliances of exercise and discipline, this capability of reflective contemplation, of self-intelligence, and of self-development, which grows with the growth, and strengthens with the strength of the maturing mind. If this power is permitted to lie neglected and undeveloped, the result is uniformly a characteristic dullness,...
Page 155 - ... now I breathed free, although in the land of despotism ; but, be it remembered, it was also the land of harems. Months rolled on. I used sometimes to see the English newspapers at the houses of one British merchant or another. One morning the following paragraph met my eye : " The Earl of S is about to lead to the hymeneal altar the beautiful and accomplished daughter of the Marquis of D : the unfortunate Miss -" (here came in Caroline's maiden name) "is, we understand, living in strict seclusion...
Page 46 - Their sanctity can ne.Yr abide without ; Their love of Sunday beards, their dread of sin, Are kindred emanations from within ; All are, in truth, as pure as they appear, And every thing is gold that...
Page 46 - N'o man of suds must let a stranger in, Or pass unholy razors o'er his chin, Spread filthy lather on the Sabbath day, Or scrape a week's unseemliness away.

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