Eldmuir (Google eBook)

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Page 5 - Round Table. With Biographical Introduction. The Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a Friend. By Sir THOMAS BROWNE, Knt Ballad Poetry of the Affections. By ROBERT BUCHANAN. Coleridge's Christabel, and other Imaginative Poems. With Preface by ALGERNON C. SWINBURNE. Lord Chesterfield's Letters, Sentences and Maxims.
Page 107 - Like the leaves of the forest when summer is green, that host with their banners at sunset were seen: like the leaves of the forest when autumn hath blown, that host on the morrow lay withered and strown. For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, and breathed on the face of the foe as he passed...
Page 265 - Compared with this, how poor Religion's pride, In all the pomp of method, and of art, When men display to congregations wide Devotion's...
Page 208 - What makes the youth sae bashfu' an' sae grave: Weel pleased to think her bairn's respected like the lave. O happy love! where love like this is found! O heartfelt raptures! bliss beyond compare! I've paced much this weary, mortal round, And sage experience bids me this declare: — If Heaven a draught of heavenly pleasure spare, One cordial in this melancholy vale, 'Tis when a youthful, loving, modest pair In other's arms breathe out the tender tale, Beneath the milk-white thorn that scents the...
Page 13 - News. familiar Words. An Index Verborum, or Quotation Handbook. Affording an immediate Reference to Phrases and Sentences that have become embedded in the English language.
Page 11 - THREE years she grew in sun and shower, Then Nature said, 'A lovelier flower On earth was never sown ! This child I to myself will take ; She shall be mine, and I will make A lady of my own. 'Myself will to my darling be Both law and impulse ; and with me The girl, in rock and plain, In earth and heaven, in glade and bower, Shall feel an overseeing power To kindle or restrain.
Page 5 - De Joinville's St. Louis, King of France. The Essays of Abraham Cowley, including all his Prose Works. Abdallah; or, the Four Leaves. By EDOUARD LABOULLAYE.
Page 7 - The Master's Home- Call ; or, Brief Memorials of Alice Frances Bickersteth. 2oth Thousand. 32mo, cloth gilt, Is. The Master's Will. A Funeral Sermon preached on the Death of Mrs. S. Gurney Buxton. Sewn, 6d. ; cloth gilt, is. The Shadow of the Rock.
Page 180 - Hounds are in their couples yelling, Hawks are whistling, horns are knelling, Merrily, merrily, mingle they, " Waken, lords and ladies gay." Waken, lords and ladies gay...
Page 90 - Last noon beheld them full of lusty life, Last eve in Beauty's circle proudly gay, The midnight brought the signal-sound of strife, The morn the marshalling in arms — the day Battle's magnificently stern array...

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