'Twixt cup and lip, Volume 1

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Page 142 - The time has come,' the Walrus said, 'To talk of many things: Of shoes - and ships — and sealing-wax Of cabbages - and kings And why the sea is boiling hot And whether pigs have wings.
Page 112 - I am the son of thy servant Jesse the Beth-lehemite. And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking unto Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.
Page 203 - It is good to be off with the old love Before you are on with the new.
Page 60 - Come away : for Life and Thought Here no longer dwell; But in a city glorious — A great and distant city — have bought A mansion incorruptible. Would they could have stayed with us ! THE DYING SWAN.
Page 158 - Tho' at times her spirits sank : Shaped her heart with woman's meekness To all duties of her rank : And a gentle consort made he, And her gentle mind was such That she grew a noble lady, And the people loved her much. But a trouble weighed upon her, And perplex'd her, night and morn, With the burthen of an honour Unto which she was not born. Faint she grew, and ever fainter, As she murmur'd, " Oh, that he Were once more that landscape-painter, Which did win my heart from me...
Page 97 - Here's a sigh to those who love me, And a smile to those who hate ; And whatever sky's above me, Here's a heart for every fate.
Page 1 - It is no wonder," said the lords, " She is more beautiful than day." As shines the moon in clouded skies, She in her poor attire was seen : One praised her ankles, one her eyes, One her dark hair and lovesome mien.
Page 257 - Knowledge before — a discovery that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy.
Page 226 - Agemaki meanwhile felt that there was nothing for it but to make the best of a bad business.
Page 208 - His tribute of immortal praise? 3 Happy are they, and only they, Who from Thy judgments never stray ; Who know what's right, nor only so, But always practise what they know.

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