The Eagle: A Magazine Support by Members of St. John's College, Volume 29

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W. Metcalfe, 1908
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Page 215 - O could I flow like thee, and make thy stream My great example, as it is my theme! Though deep, yet clear, though gentle, yet not dull, Strong without rage, without o'er-flowing full.
Page 186 - And happy ease, which thou doest want and crave, And further from it daily wanderest : What if some little payne the passage have, That makes frayle flesh to feare the bitter wave, Is not short payne well borne, that bringes long ease, And layes the soule to sleepe in quiet grave ? Sleepe after toyle, port after stormie seas, Ease after war re, death after life, does greatly please.
Page 190 - Into this Universe, and Why not knowing Nor Whence, like Water willy-nilly flowing; And out of it, as Wind along the Waste, I know not Whither, willy-nilly blowing.
Page 98 - As for altars and pyramids in poetry, he has outdone all men that way ; for he has made a gridiron and a frying-pan in verse, that besides the likeness in shape, the very tone and sound of the words did perfectly represent the noise that is made by these utensils.
Page 176 - Vestibulum ante ipsum primisque in faucibus Orci Luctus et ultrices posuere cubilia Curae ; Pallentesque habitant Morbi, tristisque Senectus, Et Metus, et malesuada Fames, ac turpis Egestas ; Terribiles visu formae ; Letumque, Labosque ; Tum consanguiueua Leti Sopor ; et mala mentis Gaudia ; mortiferumque adverso in limine Bellum, Ferreique Eumenidum thalami, et Discordia demens, Vipereum crinem vittis innexa cruentis.
Page 62 - The suppressed paragraph was this : " At the same time it will behove me to be on my guard against the combined squadrons in Ferrol, as I am led to believe they have sent off one or two of their crippled ships last night for that port ;* therefore, possibly I may find it necessary to make a junction with you immediately off Ushant, with the whole squadron.
Page 191 - Was this the face that launched a thousand ships, And burnt the topless towers of Ilium?
Page 40 - THE DROMEDARY IN dreams I see the Dromedary still, As once in a gay park I saw him stand: A thousand eyes in vulgar wonder scanned His humps and hairy neck, and gazed their fill At his lank shanks and mocked with laughter shrill. He never moved: and if his Eastern land Flashed on his eye with stretches of hot sand, It wrung no mute appeal from his proud will. He blinked upon the rabble lazily; And still some trace of majesty forlorn And a coarse grace remained: his head was high, Though his gaunt...
Page 150 - ... is said, but that seems too large an allowance; but sure his provisions were very great, besides plenty of presents, and may be in some sort estimated by his proportion of wine, whereof he spent twenty-six tun in five days.

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