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Page 338 - Who are these coming to the sacrifice? To what green altar, O mysterious priest, Lead'st thou that heifer lowing at the skies, And all her silken flanks with garlands drest? What little town by river or seashore, Or mountain-built with peaceful citadel, Is emptied of this folk, this pious morn? And, little town, thy streets for evermore Will silent be; and not a soul to tell Why thou art desolate, can e'er return.
Page 86 - When I began this work, I used to look on these Greek stories as little better than foolishness ; but now that I have got as far as Arcadia, my opinion about them is this : I believe that the Greeks who were accounted wise spoke of old in riddles, and not straight out...
Page 61 - It is the demagogue's trump-card to pose as a representative of the sovereign people; and the only way to meet both the robber and the hypocrite is to organize. Furthermore, we have in the corrupt politician a determined and unscrupulous enemy. An old traveler said of the Thebans that " the inhabitants are high-spirited, and wonderfully sanguine, but rash, insolent and overbearing, ready to come to blows with any man, be he citizen or stranger. As for justice, they set their face against it. Business...
Page 423 - Emerson's Collected Works. 6 Vols. With Introduction by JOHN MORLEY. MISCELLANIES. | ESSAYS. | POEMS. ENGLISH TRAITS AND REPRESENTATIVE MEN. THE CONDUCT OF LIFE, AND SOCIETY AND SOLITUDE. LETTERS AND SOCIAL AIMS. Letters of Edward FltzGerald.
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Page 423 - ... Second Series. EARLY AND NARRATIVE POEMS. LYRIC AND ELEGIAC POEMS. DRAMATIC AND LATER POEMS. AMERICAN DISCOURSES. LETTERS. Edited by GWE RUSSELL. 2 Vols. A. Memoir of Jane Austen. By her Nephew, JE AUSTEN LEIGH. To which is added " Lady Susan," and Fragments of two other Unfinished Tales by Miss AUSTEN.
Page 424 - KCB 2 Vols. New Edition. Selections from the Writings of Thoreau. Edited by HS SALT. Essays in the History of Religious Thought in the West. By BF WESTCOTT, DD, DCL, Lord Bishop of Durham. The Works of William Wordsworth. Edited by Professor KNIGHT. POETICAL WORKS. 8 Vols. PROSE WORKS.
Page 424 - LEICESTER'S SCHOOL, and other writings. TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE. By CHARLES and MARY LAMB. THE LETTERS OF CHARLES LAMB.