The Lady's Realm, Volume 11

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Hutchinson, 1902
 

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Page 343 - An Account of a Method of Copying Paintings upon Glass, and of making Profiles by the Agency of Light upon Nitrate of Silver; with Observations by H. Davy.
Page 196 - Of all the palaces so fair, Built for the royal dwelling In Scotland, far beyond compare Linlithgow is excelling; And in its park in jovial June, How sweet the merry linnet's tune, How blithe the blackbird's lay ! The wild buck bells from ferny brake, The coot dives merry on the lake, The saddest heart might pleasure take To see all nature gay.
Page 27 - MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS. I LOOKED far back into other years, and lo ! in bright array, I saw, as in a dream, the forms of ages passed away. It was a stately convent, with its old and lofty walls, And gardens with their broad green walks, where soft the footstep falls • And o'er the antique dial-stone the creeping shadow passed, And all around the noon-day sun a drowsy radiance cast.
Page 160 - E'en the slight harebell raised its head, Elastic from her airy tread : What though upon her speech there hung The accents of the mountain tongue — Those silver sounds, so soft, so dear, The listener held his breath to hear.
Page 523 - CEREMONY UPON CANDLEMAS EVE. DOWN with the rosemary, and so Down with the baies and misletoe ; Down with the holly, ivie, all Wherewith ye drest the Christmas hall ; That so the superstitious find No one least branch there left behind : For look, how many leaves there be Neglected there, maids, trust to me, So many goblins you shall see.
Page 257 - God be amongst us, we must sometimes cease to adhere to our own opinion for the sake of peace. Who is so wise that he can fully know all things ? Be not therefore too confident in thine own opinion ; but be willing to hear the judgment of others.
Page 538 - Duchess marked his weary pace. His timid mien, and reverend face, And bade her page the menials tell, That they should tend the old man well: For she had known adversity, Though born in such a high degree ; In pride of power, in beauty's bloom, Had wept o'er Monmouth's bloody tomb!
Page 186 - A stranger yet to pain ? I feel the gales that from ye blow A momentary bliss bestow, As waving fresh their gladsome wing My weary soul they seem to soothe, And, redolent of joy and youth, To breathe a second spring.
Page 4 - A face with gladness overspread ! Soft smiles, by human kindness bred ! And seemliness complete, that sways Thy courtesies, about thee plays ; With no restraint, but such as springs...

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