Meadowleigh, by the author of 'The ladies of Bever Hollow'.

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Sayfa 21 - Stern Lawgiver! yet thou dost wear The Godhead's most benignant grace; Nor know we anything so fair As is the smile upon thy face: Flowers laugh before thee on their beds And fragrance in thy footing treads; Thou dost preserve the stars from wrong; And the most ancient heavens, through thee, Are fresh and strong.
Sayfa 238 - A man should never be ashamed to own he has been in the wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser to-day than he was yesterday.
Sayfa 257 - But strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.
Sayfa 62 - How various his employments, whom the world Calls idle ; and who justly, in return, Esteems that busy world an idler too ! Friends, books, a garden, and perhaps his pen, Delightful industry...
Sayfa 219 - Hath Cassius lived To be but mirth and laughter to his Brutus, When grief and blood ill-tempered vexeth him ? Bru. When I spoke that, I was ill-tempered too.
Sayfa 155 - To try wrong guesses is, with most persons, the only way to hit upon right ones. The character of the true philosopher is, not that he never conjectures hazardously, but that his conjectures are clearly conceived, and brought into rigid contact with facts. He sees and compares distinctly the Ideas and the Things;- the relations of his notions to each other and to phenomena.
Sayfa 1 - ... with present bliss, And hope of distant days. There, at her chamber-window high, A lonely maiden sits ; Its casement fronts the western sky, And balmy air admits : And while her thoughts have wandered far From all she hears and sees, She gazes on the evening star That twinkles through the trees. Is it to watch the setting sun She does that seat prefer ? — Alas ! the maiden thinks of one Who never thinks of her. But lively is the street below, And ceaseless is the hum, As some intent on pleasure...
Sayfa 1 - Shows death has enter'd in. The dwelling, ranging next to this, A youthful group displays ; Elate they seem with present bliss, And hope of distant days. There, at her chamber-window high, A lonely maiden sits ; Its casement fronts the western sky, And balmy air admits : And while her thoughts have wandered far From all she hears and sees, She gazes on the evening star That twinkles through the trees. Is it to watch the setting sun, She does that seat prefer? — Alas ! the maiden thinks of one Who...
Sayfa 274 - Moorhouse old room, letting his mind wander back and forward over things at large, in a moment, as if by an immediate inspiration, the idea of the poem struck him, and the plan of it, as it now stands, stretched out before him ; so that, at one glance, he saw through it from end to end like an avenue, with the Resurrection as only part of the scene.
Sayfa 81 - The chief thing which induces men of sense to use airs of superiority, is the contemplation of coxcombs ; that is, conceited fools ; who would otherwise run away with...

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