Like Master Like Man: A Novel ...

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Seite 41 - Haste thee, nymph, and bring with thee Jest, and youthful Jollity, Quips, and cranks,* and wanton* wiles, Nods, and becks, and wreathed smiles, Such as hang on Hebe's cheek, And love to live in dimple sleek; Sport that wrinkled Care derides, And Laughter holding both his sides.
Seite 131 - Could have attain'd the effect of your own purpose, Whether you had not sometime in your life Err'd in this point which now you censure him, And pull'd the law upon you. Ang. 'Tis one thing to be tempted, Escalus, Another thing to fall. I not deny The jury, passing on the prisoner's life, May in the sworn twelve have a thief or two Guiltier than him they try.
Seite 153 - Sire, in long blacke weedes yclad, His feete all bare, his beard all hoarie gray, And by his belt his booke he hanging had ; Sober he seemde, and very sagely sad, And to the ground his eyes were lowly bent, Simple in shew, and voide of malice bad, And all the way he prayed, as he went, And often knockt his brest, as one that did repent.
Seite 74 - How fleet is a glance of the mind ! Compared with the speed of its flight, The tempest itself lags behind, And the swift-winged arrows of light. When I think of my own native land, In a moment I seem to be there l lh, t, alas ! recollection at hand Soon hurries me back to despair.
Seite 107 - Shee found them both in darkesome corner pent: Where that old woman day and night did pray Upon her beads devoutly penitent; Nine hundred Pater nosters every day, And thrise nine hundred Aves she was wont to say.
Seite 153 - At length they chanced to meet upon the way An aged sire, in long black weeds yclad, His feet all bare, his beard all hoary gray, And by his belt his book he hanging had ; Sober he...
Seite 57 - Inconstant man, that loved all he saw, And lusted after all that he did love ; Ne would his looser life be tide to law, But joyd weake wemens hearts to tempt, and prove, If from their loyall loves he might them move...
Seite 57 - And learned had to love with seeret looks, And well could dance, and sing with ruefulness, And fortunes tell, and read in loving books, And thousand other ways to bait his fleshly hooks. " Inconstant man that loved all he saw, And lusted after all that he did love ; Ne would his looser life be tied to law, But joy'd weak women's hearts...
Seite 153 - And by his Belt his Book he hanging had ; Sober he seem'd, and very sagely sad, And to the Ground his Eyes were lowly bent, Simple in shew, and void of Malice bad, And all the way he prayed, as he went, And often knock'd his Breast, as one, that did repent."* Steevens, the Commentator on Shakspeare, in his remarks on " The Two Gentlemen of Verona...
Seite 134 - Horror, indignation, and despair took possession of the soul of Madame Lavergne ; she had heard the purest and most exalted affection for one of the worthiest of men contemned and vilified as a degraded appetite. She had been wantonly insulted, while demanding justice, by the administrators of the. laws of a nation, and she rushed in silence from the presence of these inhuman men, to hide the bursting agony of her sorrows. One faint ray of hope yet...

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