Blackwood's Magazine, Band 22

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William Blackwood, 1827
 

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Seite 42 - Tis by comparison, an easy task Earth to despise; but, to converse with heaven— This is not easy:— to relinquish all We have, or hope, of happiness and joy, And stand in freedom loosened from...
Seite 42 - Claudio; and I quake, Lest thou a feverous life shouldst entertain, And six or seven winters more respect Than a perpetual honour. Dar'st thou die ? The sense of death is most in apprehension ; And the poor beetle that we tread upon, In corporal sufferance finds a pang as great As when a giant dies.
Seite 538 - On him, who walked in glory and in joy, Following his plough upon the mountain side.
Seite 30 - Away, away, o'er the foaming main !" — This was the free and the joyous strain — " There are clearer skies than ours, afar, We will shape our course by a brighter star ; There are plains whose verdure no foot hath press'd, And whose wealth is all for the first brave guest." " But alas ! that we should go...
Seite 205 - Richard, I sent for you back to lend you a horse which hath carried me many a mile, and I thank God with much ease...
Seite 551 - He was passionately fond of the beauties of nature ; and I recollect once he told me, when I was admiring a distant prospect in one of our morning walks, that the sight of so many smoking cottages gave a pleasure to his mind, which none could understand who had not witnessed, like himself, the happiness and the worth which they contained.
Seite 501 - Light as a flake of foam upon the wind, Keel upward from the deep emerged a shell, Shaped like the moon ere half her horn is filled ; Fraught with young life, it righted as it rose, And moved at will along the yielding water. The native pilot of this little bark Put out a tier of oars on either side, Spread to the wafting breeze a twofold sail, And mounted up and glided down the billow In happy freedom, pleased to feel the...
Seite 205 - As soon as he was perfectly recovered from this sickness, he took a journey from Oxford to Exeter, to satisfy and see his good Mother, being accompanied with a countryman and companion of his own College, and both on foot ; which was then either more in fashion, or want of money, or their humility made it so: but on foot they went, and took Salisbury in their way, purposely to see the good Bishop, who made Mr. Hooker and his companion dine with him at his own table : which Mr. Hooker boasted of with...
Seite 503 - Watchful and agile, uttering voices wild And harsh, yet in accordance with the waves Upon the beach, the winds in caverns moaning, Or winds and waves abroad upon the water. Some sought their food among the finny shoals, Swift darting from the clouds, emerging soon With slender captives glittering in their beaks ; These in recesses of steep crags constructed Their eyries inaccessible, and trained Their hardy broods to forage in all weathers...
Seite 585 - Colonel to have meant rightly on this subject, as on most others ; but, as there is a good deal to be said on the other side, and...

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