Longman's Magazine, Volume 17

Front Cover
Longmans, Green, 1891
0 Reviews
Reviews aren't verified, but Google checks for and removes fake content when it's identified

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 334 - they cried, ' O look at the trees ! ' With lessened load a few carts creak and blunder, Following along the white deserted way, A country company long dispersed asunder : When now already the sun, in pale display Standing by Paul's high dome, spread forth below His sparkling beams, and awoke the stir of the day.
Page 608 - ... property" and something to do with the Bible Society. It couldn't have been but that he was a good type. Pemberton himself remembered Mrs Clancy, a widowed sister of Mr Moreen's, who was as irritating as a moral tale and had paid a fortnight's visit to the family at Nice shortly after he came to live with them. She was "pure and refined...
Page 333 - ... might I let thee go. I will not let thee go. The stars that crowd the summer skies Have watched us so below With all their million eyes, I dare not let thee go. I will not let thee go. Have we not chid the changeful moon, Now rising late, and now Because she set too soon, And shall I let thee go ? I will not let thee go.
Page 510 - ... master exchanged a longish glance in which there was a consciousness of many more things than are usually touched upon, even tacitly, in such a relation, It produced for Pemberton an embarrassment; it raised in a shadowy form a question this was the first glimpse of it - destined to play a singular and, as he imagined, owing to the altogether peculiar conditions, an unprecedented part in his intercourse with his little companion...
Page 106 - It is neither to be chilled by selfishness, nor daunted by danger, nor weakened by worthlessness, nor stifled by ingratitude. She will sacrifice every comfort to his convenience ; she will surrender every pleasure to his enjoyment; she will glory in his fame, and exult in his prosperity : — and, if...
Page 334 - The eye marvelled — marvelled at the dazzling whiteness The ear hearkened to the stillness of the solemn air; No sound of wheel rumbling nor of foot falling, And the busy morning cries came thin and spare. Then boys I heard, as they went to school, calling, They gathered up the crystal manna to freeze...
Page 614 - Elysees, of which Mrs. Moreen had given him the address. A deep if dumb dissatisfaction with this lady and her companions bore him company: they couldn't be vulgarly honest, but they could live at hotels, in velvety entresols, amid a smell of burnt pastilles, surrounded by the most expensive city in Europe. When he had left them in Venice it was with an irrepressible suspicion that something was going to happen; but the only thing that could have taken place was again their masterly retreat. "How...
Page 224 - What can ennoble sots, or slaves, or cowards? Alas! not all the blood of all the Howards.
Page 374 - Now is Mortimer lord of this city. And here, sitting upon London Stone, I charge and command that, of the city's cost, the pissing conduit run nothing but claret wine this first year of our reign.
Page 511 - Morgan had the easy reply that he hadn't dreamed of abusing them; which appeared to be true: it put Pemberton in the wrong. "Then why am I a humbug for saying I think them charming?" the young man asked, conscious of a certain rashness. "Well— they're not your parents." "They love you better than anything in the world— never forget that," said Pemberton. "Is that why you like them so much?" "They're very kind to me," Pemberton replied, evasively.

Bibliographic information