The stage coach; or, The road of life

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Henry Colburn, 1843
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Page 226 - ay, every inch a duke," and a first-rate performer on the box ; but I will not (as the Yankees say) "individualise;" where all were excellent, it would be invidious to select any: — In this fam'd driving club, it were endless to trace All the notable coachmen the ribbons who grace ; Since Vaterford, Paget, and Pitt, swell the stream, And the eye dwells delighted on every team.
Page 124 - And thus, from these external effects, we can judge of the inward workings of the human mind ; divulge the hidden springs to actions, whether good or bad; lay bare the subtle spinner of thought; and reflect, as it were, in the mirror of phrenology, the very intestines of the organs within the scull from which sense and motion arise.
Page 58 - I'll gaze within thine eye; Among the smiles that sparkle there, As bright as starlight, but more fair, Is my astronomy. We will walk long, silent hours, Brushing dew from heavy flowers; And though you turn from me, Low bowing with a bashful grace, New creeds I'll gather from thy face Of sweet philosophy.

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