Napoleon's Opera-glass: An Histrionic Study

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Elkin Mathews, 1897 - 122 pages
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Page 32 - I should not have thought, Citizen Consul, that you had any reason to complain of the Revolution.' ' Well," answered he, ' the future will show whether it would not have been better for the peace of the world that neither I nor Rousseau had ever lived.
Page 109 - Je passais jusqu'aux lieux où l'on garde mon fils. Puisqu'une fois le jour vous souffrez que je voie Le seul bien qui me reste et d'Hector et de Troie , J'allais , seigneur , pleurer un moment avec lui : Je ne l'ai point encore embrassé d'aujourd'hui ! PYRRHUS.
Page 7 - Dante.— LA COMMEDIA Di DANTE. A New Text, carefully revised with the aid of the most recent Editions and Collations. Small 8vo. , 6s.
Page 28 - Outlaw him!" were raised against the defender of the law. It was the horrid cry of assassins against the power destined to repress them. They crowded around the president, uttering threats.
Page 18 - Of one piece, it should be said that it breathes the spirit of Mr. RL Stevenson's * A Child's Garden of Verses.
Page 13 - An intensely personal expression of a personality of singular charm, gravity, fancifulness, and interest ; work which is alone among contemporary verse alike in regard to substance and to form . . . comes with more true novelty than any book of verse published in England for some years.
Page 112 - I was NAPOLEON — now I am no longer anything. My strength — my faculties forsake me. I do not live — I merely exist.
Page 21 - Norman Songs, upon Elizabethan lyrics, upon Plato's and Dante's ideals of love; and not a sign anywhere, except may be in the last, that he has more concern for, or knowledge of, one theme than another. Add to these artistic themes the delighted records of English or Italian scenes, with their rich beauties of nature or of art, and the human passions that inform them. How joyous a sense of great possessions won at no man's hurt or loss must such a man retain.
Page 13 - Sept., 1894. [By the Author of The Art of Thomas Hardy}. JOHNSON (LIONEL). POEMS. With a title design and colophon by HP HORNE. Printed at the CHISWICK PRESS, on hand-made paper. Sq. post 8vo. 5*.

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