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Page 460 - And Nature, the old nurse, took The child upon her knee, Saying : " Here is a story-book Thy Father has written for thee." " Come, wander with me," she said, " Into regions yet untrod ; And read what is still unread In the manuscripts of God.
Page 80 - Distrust the condiment that bites so soon; But deem it not, thou man of herbs, a fault To add a double quantity of salt; Four times the spoon with oil of Lucca crown, And twice with vinegar procured from town; And lastly o'er the flavoured compound toss A magic soupcon of anchovy sauce.
Page 66 - Signed, sealed published and declared by the above named James Miller to be his last will and testament in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses in the presence of the Testator.
Page 248 - Oh how fallen! how changed From him! — who, in the happy realms of light, Clothed with transcendent brightness...
Page 179 - When that this body did contain a spirit, A kingdom for it was too small a bound; But now two paces of the vilest earth Is room enough.
Page 114 - Then old age and experience, hand in hand, Lead him to death and make him understand After a search so painful and so long, That all his life he has been in the wrong.
Page 66 - I hereby appoint sole executrix of this my last will and testament ; hereby revoking all former wills by me made.
Page 220 - In summertime on Bredon The bells they sound so clear; Round both the shires they ring them In steeples far and near, A happy noise to hear. Here of a Sunday morning My love and I would lie, And see the coloured counties, And hear the larks so high About us in the sky. The bells would ring to call her In valleys miles away: 'Come all to church, good people; Good people, come and pray.
Page 68 - For what claim can that man have to courage who trembles at the frowns of fortune. — True heroism consists in becoming superior to the ills of life, in whatever shape they may challenge him to the combat.
Page 78 - I found above any of my equals at the hands of those courteous and learned men, the fellows of that college wherein I spent some years: who at my parting, after I had taken two degrees, as the manner is, signified many ways how much better it would content them that I would stay; as by many letters full of kindness and loving respect, both before that time, and long after, I was assured of their singular good affection towards me.