The secret of the cavern, Volume 2

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Page 60 - So spake the cherub, and his grave rebuke Severe in youthful beauty, added grace Invincible: abashed the devil stood, And felt how awful goodness is, and saw Virtue in her shape how lovely, saw, and pined His loss; but chiefly to find here observed His lustre visibly impaired; yet seemed 850 Undaunted. If I must contend...
Page 2 - So spake the false dissembler unperceived ; For neither man nor angel can discern Hypocrisy, the only evil that walks Invisible, except to God alone, By his permissive will, through heaven and earth : And oft, though Wisdom wake, Suspicion sleeps At Wisdom's gate, and to Simplicity Resigns her charge, while Goodness thinks no ill Where no ill seems...
Page 89 - I'd die. Zara. Hell ! hell !— Yet I'll be calm — Dark and unknown betrayer ! But now the dawn begins, and the slow hand Of Fate is stretched to draw the veil, and leave Thee bare, the naked mark of public view.
Page 107 - There were behind the acrostics two or three files of chronograms, which differed only from the former, as their officers were equipped (like the figure of Time) with an hour-glass in one hand, and a scythe in the other, and took their posts promiscuously among the private men whom they commanded. In the body of the temple, and before the...
Page 85 - Women, I see, can change as well as men. She writes me here, forsaken as I am, That I should bind my brows with mournful willow, For she has...
Page 172 - ... cross boughs, in sorrow's knot ? Enter ROMEO. Ben. Good morrow, cousin. Rom. Is the day so young ? Ben. But new struck nine. Rom. Ah me ! sad hours seem long. Mer. Pr'ythee, what sadness lengthens Romeo's hours? Rom. Not having that, which, having, makes them short. Ben. In love, me seems ! Alas ! that love, so gentle to the view, Should be so tyrannous and rough in proof ! Rom.
Page 27 - See what a grace was seated on his brow, A combination, and a form, indeed, Where every god did seem to set his seal To give the world assurance of a man.
Page 206 - With the early dawn these illusions, which prevented sound and refreshing rest, vanished, and she fell into a deep sleep, from which she did not awake till near noon; Alarmed Alarmed !>y this circumstance, Mrs.

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