The Forsters, Volume 1

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Page 29 - Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control. These three alone lead life to sovereign power. Yet not for power (power of herself Would come uncall'd for) but to live by law, Acting the law we live by without fear; And, because right is right, to follow right Were wisdom in the scorn of consequence.
Page 308 - Swinging slow with sullen roar; Or if the air will not permit, Some still removed place will fit, Where glowing embers through the room Teach light to counterfeit a gloom...
Page 47 - Be to their faults a little blind And to their virtues very kind.
Page 19 - ... souls there are, that wear their nature lightly ; these rejoice The world by living ; and receive from all men more than what they give. One handful of their buoyant chaff exceeds our hoards of careful grain : Because their love breaks thro...

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