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Page 24 - This is the true nature of home — it is the place of Peace; the shelter, not only from all injury, but from all terror, doubt, and division. In so far as it is not this, it is not home: so far as the anxieties of the outer life penetrate into it...
Page 49 - At court, who hates whate'er he read at school. But for the wits of either Charles's days, The mob of gentlemen who wrote with ease ; Sprat, Carew, Sedley, and a hundred more, (Like twinkling stars the miscellanies o'er) One simile, that solitary shines In the dry desert of a thousand lines, Or lengthen'd thought that gleams through many a page, Has sanctified whole poems for an age.
Page 23 - A Book of Verses underneath the Bough, A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread — and Thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness — Oh, Wilderness were Paradise enow!
Page 63 - Ah, my Beloved, fill the Cup that clears To-day of past Regrets and future Fears: To-morrow! — Why, To-morrow I may be Myself with Yesterday's Sev'n thousand Years.
Page 95 - ... Illustrated Handbook to the Ruins in the City and the Campagna, for the use of Travellers. By Robert Burn, MA With numerous Illustrations, Maps, and Plans.
Page 48 - Who now reads Cowley? if he pleases yet, His moral pleases, not his pointed wit ; Forgot his epic, nay Pindaric art, But still I love the language of his heart.
Page 60 - O impotence of mind, in body strong! But what is strength without a double share Of wisdom; vast, unwieldy, burdensome, Proudly secure, yet liable to fall By weakest subtleties; not made to rule, But to subserve where wisdom bears command.
Page 48 - The world beside may murmur, or commend. Know, all the distant din that world can keep, Rolls o'er my grotto, and but soothes my sleep. There, my retreat the best companions grace, Chiefs out of war, and statesmen out of place.