What I Remember, Volume 3

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Page 61 - If thou wouldst view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight ; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray.
Page 25 - Leave to the nightingale her shady wood ; A privacy of glorious light is thine; Whence thou dost pour upon the world a flood Of harmony, with instinct more divine; Type of the wise who soar, but never roam; True to the kindred points of Heaven and Home...
Page 167 - Mandela bibit, rugosus frigore pagus, 105 quid sentire putas? quid credis, amice, precari? sit mihi quod nunc est, etiam minus, et mihi vivam quod superest aevi, si quid superesse volunt di ; sit bona librorum et provisae frugis in annum copia, neu fluitem dubiae spe pendulus horae.
Page 73 - I liked is dead, And many a lass grown old ; And as the lesson strikes my head, My weary heart grows cold. But wine, awhile, drives off despair, Nay, bids a hope remain — And that I think sa reason fair To fill my glass again.
Page 25 - Italians ! Bands of volunteers, excited and seduced by the work of a faction, without authority from me or my government, have violated the frontier of the State. The respect due equally by all citizens to the laws and international conditions sanctioned by the parliament and by me establishes on me in these grave circumstances an inexorable obligation of honor.
Page 86 - Chorister of our LORD the KING. " When he was received into the Choir of ANGELS, in Augmentation of that happy Company, his VOICE, was so distinguh!.
Page 25 - The dangers which disorders and rash schemes may create among us must be appeased by maintaining the firm authority of the Government and the inviolability of the laws. The honour of the country is in my hands, and the confidence the nation has shown in me during the saddest periods cannot fail me.
Page 25 - C'era una volta C'era una volta un re e una regina, che al sol vederli passava la fame. Viveano a starne, vestivan di trina per la felicità del lor reame. Quando la gente non avea farina, lo re diceva - Mangiate pollame -. Lo re può fare e disfar ciò che vuole, e noi siam nati per far ombra al sole.
Page 11 - my brother, who had assisted in the negotiation which brought Miss Ternan to Florence, when I told him of my engagement, said, ' Yes, of course, I knew you would.
Page 2 - But, in truth, it was very far otherwise. I was fifty-five, but I was in good health, young for my years, strong and vigorous in constitution, and before a year had passed it began to seem to me that a future, and life and its prospects might open to me afresh.

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