Woman's friendship

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Page 197 - For still there comes a fear, When brow like thine looks happiest, That grief is then most near. There lurks a dread in all delight, A shadow near each ray, That warns us then to fear their flight, When most we wish their stay.
Page 34 - Countess, undeniably to prove ; and if he, who could portray every human passion, every subtle feeling of humanity, from the whelming tempest of love to the fiendish influences of envy and jealousy and hate ; from the incomprehensible mystery of Hamlet's wondrous spirit to the simplicity of the gentle Miranda, the dove-like innocence of Ophelia, who could be crushed by her weight of love, but not reveal it; — if...
Page 89 - ... It is impossible : trust me, she will give you cause to love her more fondly yet. Now go to rest, my own sweet sister. We shall both be happier for this night's pain, for we need no longer weep or smile alone." And he was right. They were happier. A new spirit pervaded Walter's duties and pursuits. A poet to be happy must have sympathy, intelligence, enthusiasm, which will reflect back, and encourage his own; and in Florence, Walter realized all these things. Her exquisite taste, her intuitive...
Page 42 - ... we left. If I could only rest at last under that tree ! " "Mother, darling mother!" said Edith, " don't break my heart. Of course I shall think of you and of him, and of all you have said, and still more of the good, darling mother you have ever been to me. Don't break my heart, mother ! " and then she threw her arms round her mother's neck, and burst into tears. " I did not mean to hurt your feelings, Edith,
Page 33 - ... life, seeking only the admiration of the other sex ; watching, pining, for a husband, or lovers, perhaps, and looking down on all female friendship as romance and folly. No young spirit was ever yet satisfied with the love of nature. Friendship, or love, gratifies self-love; for it tacitly acknowledges that we must possess some good qualities to attract beyond the mere love of nature. Coleridge justly observes, "that it is well ordered that the amiable and estimable should have a fainter perception...
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Page 136 - Many scenes of life are holy — the early morn, the twilight hour, the starry night, the rolling storm, the hymn of thousands from the sacred fane, the marriage rite, or funeral dirge ; but none more holy than the chamber of the dying, lingering beside a departing spirit, seeing as if already the angel shone above the mortal, waiting but the eternal summons to wing Ills flight on high. THE SLEDGE; OK, THE POETRY OF A WINTER SLEIQH-RIDE. THE Spring is full of poetry — the sweet, " unwritten poetry

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