The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 35

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Robert Walsh, John Jay Smith
E. Littell & T. Holden, 1839 - American periodicals
 

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Page 343 - So that not only this our craft is in danger to be set at nought ; but also that the temple of the great goddess Diana should be despised, and her magnificence should be destroyed, whom all Asia and the world worshippeth.
Page 36 - Ut veni coram, singultim pauca locutus (infans namque pudor prohibebat plura profari), non ego me claro natum patre, non ego circum me Satureiano vectari rura caballo, sed quod eram narro ; respondes, ut tuus est mos, 60 pauca ; abeo, et revocas nono post mense iubesque esse in amicorum numero.
Page 106 - Some of them might have inhabited that very cell - sat upon that very spot. It was very dark; why didn't they bring a light? The cell had been built for many years. Scores of men must have passed their last hours there. It was like sitting in a vault strewn with dead...
Page 16 - It has a strange quick jar upon the ear, That cocking of a pistol, when you know A moment more will bring the sight to bear Upon your person, twelve yards off, or so; A gentlemanly distance, not too near, If you have got a former friend for foe ; But after being fired at once or twice, The ear becomes more Irish, and less nice. Lambro presented, and one instant more Had stopp'd this Canto, and Don Juan's breath, When Haidee threw herself her boy before ; Stern as her sire : "On me," she cried, "let...
Page 202 - Pleased with the danger when the waves went high, He sought the storms; but, for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands, to boast his wit.
Page 189 - Louis would have held himself bound by his former offers, if the alliance had not been formed ; and, if Dr. Lingard thinks this a reasonable supposition, we should be disposed to say to him, in the words of that great politician, Mrs. Western; "Indeed, brother, you would make a fine plenipo to negotiate with the French. They would soon persuade you that they take towns out of mere defensive principles.
Page 119 - Trust no future, howe'er pleasant ; Let the dead past bury its dead ; Act, act in the living present, Heart within, and God o'erhead.
Page 386 - ... and sweet, His courtesy was free and gay. But yet if one the other's name In some unguarded moment heard, The heart, you thought so calm and tame, Would struggle like a captured bird : And letters of mere formal phrase "Were blistered with repeated tears, — And this was not the work of days, But had gone on for years and years ! Alas, that Love was not too strong For maiden shame and manly pride ! Alas, that they delayed so long The goal of mutual bliss beside. Yet what no chance could then...
Page 54 - Indisputably, the firm believers in the gospel have a great advantage over all others, — for this simple reason, that, if true, they •will have their reward hereafter ; and if there be no hereafter, they can be...
Page 100 - The old chimney quivered with the shock, but stood it bravely. The murderer swung lifeless against the wall ; and the boy, thrusting aside the dangling body which obscured his view, called to the people to come and take him out, for God's sake. A dog, which had lain concealed till now, ran backwards and forwards on the parapet with a dismal howl, and collecting himself for a spring, jumped for the dead man's shoulders. Missing his aim, he fell into the ditch, turning completely over as he went ;...

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