The Bystander: An Illustrated Weekly, Devoted to Travel, Literature, Art, the Drama, Progress, Locomotion, Volume 10

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1906
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Page 209 - Not for the world: why, man, she is mine own; And I as rich in having such a jewel As twenty seas, if all their sand were pearl, The water nectar, and the rocks pure gold.
Page 136 - They sweep, that from their feet besprinkling drop 'ispers'd, and leave a track oblique behind. Now on firm land they range; then in the flood They plunge tumultuous; or through reedy pools Rustling they work their way; no holt escapes Their curious search.
Page 735 - It contains no animal fats* but is made from the most healthful of the vegetable oils* It opens the pores, liberates their activities* but works no chemical change in those delicate juices that go to make up the charm and bloom of a perfect complexion* Test it yourself.
Page 735 - ... removes all scurf, casts off the constantly dying outer skin, and gives the inner skin a chance to assimilate new life. . ATHLETES, to keep in good trim, must look well to the condition of the skin. To this end, HAND SAPOLIO should be used in their daily baths. It liberates the activities of the pores, promotes healthy circulation and helps every function of the body, from the action of the muscles to the digestion of the food. WOULD YOU WIN PLACE? Be clean, both in and out. We cannot undertake...
Page 170 - HE lived in that past Georgian day, When men were less inclined to say That " Time is Gold," and overlay With toil their pleasure ; He held some land, and dwelt thereon, — Where, I forget, — the house is gone ; His Christian name, I think, was John, — His surname, Leisure. Reynolds has painted him, — a face Filled with a fine, old-fashioned grace...
Page 136 - O'er yon dank rushy marsh The sly goose-footed prowler bends his course, And seeks the distant shallows. Huntsman, bring Thy eager pack, and trail him to his couch. Hark ! the loud peal begins, the clam'rous joy, The gallant chiding, loads the trembling air. Ye Naiads fair, who o'er these floods preside, Raise up your dripping heads above the wave, And hear our melody. Th...
Page 84 - Looking back upon my wanderings among them, a procession of ruined minds comes before the memory — an old priest lying beside a burning house speechless with terror and dying slowly ; a woman who had barked like a dog since the day her village was burned ; a maiden who became an imbecile because her mother buried her in a hole under the floor to save her from the soldiers ; a lad who turned ill with " fear " from the moment when a soldier put a knife to his throat ; children who flee in terror...
Page 166 - And these had the weather in their favour ; for it is an ill wind that blows no one any good ; and the rain that rains on the just and unjust seems to have a preference for the latter.
Page 38 - ... habit of keeping, with great precautions, a glossy silk hat in each of the principal capitals of Europe, to the end that he might appear in proper tenue at any place of fashionable resort. The Queen's Messenger, indeed, is not only the intimate and confidential friend of the members of Her Majesty's diplomatic service abroad, but is a cosmopolitan in the truest sense of the word, being an acceptable member of society in the various cities to which his steps are again and again directed by the...
Page 414 - Editor is always pleased to receive contribution* from reader*, but all such must be accompanied by the necessary stamps foi return, if unsuitable, and all MSS., photographs, and drawings must bear the name and address of the sender. If stamps are nol enclosed they will be destroyed.

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