Florence Macarthy: An Irish Tale, Band 4


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Seite 62 - Sun his upward beam shoots against the dusky pole, pacing toward the other goal of his chamber in the East. Meanwhile welcome Joy and Feast, midnight Shout and Revelry, tipsy Dance and Jollity. Braid your locks with rosy twine, dropping odours, dropping wine.
Seite 218 - Yea, even that which mischief meant most harm, Shall in the happy trial prove most glory : But evil on itself shall back recoil, And mix no more with goodness, when at last...
Seite 35 - ... title of her (Florence's) works, I recollected having looked over those tomes of absurdity and vagueness, of daring blasphemy, of affectation, of bad taste, bombast and nonsense, blunders, ignorance, jacobinism and falsehood, licentiousness and impiety, which it now seems are the effusions,' &c. ' Her impudent falsehoods and lies by implication, the impious jargon of this mad woman, this audacious worm.' — ' Are you speaking of lady Clancare, sir?' said gen. Fitz waiter, 'are you applying such...
Seite 125 - I know you all, and will awhile uphold The unyok'd humour of your idleness: Yet herein will I imitate the sun, Who doth permit the base contagious clouds To smother up his beauty from the world, That when he please again to be himself, Being wanted, he may be more wonder'd at, By breaking through the foul and ugly mists Of vapours that did seem to strangle him.
Seite 36 - Are you applying such language to a woman — to any woman ? "I — I — I was speaking, sir," said young Crawley, nearly sobered at once, and growing pale at this address, "that is, I was repeating the criticism of a celebrated periodical review, which may, perhaps, be deemed severe, but which is edited by men of the most
Seite 267 - ... and theirs Fitzwalter is able to wage a successful fight against the Crawleys. The novel is brought to a close in language appropriately hollow: On the successful termination of the great Fitzadelm cause, which had for some months occupied the public attention, the Marquis and Marchioness of Dunore took possession of their ancient castle and vast possessions in Ireland, and fixed there their chief residence. For, convinced by a close and attentive observation, that the land of their birth was...
Seite 63 - A faery vision Of some gay creature of the element, That in the colours of the rainbow lives, And plays i' the plighted clouds ? No ;— it is the Beadle of St 's ! How Christmas and consolatory he looks ! How redolent of good cheer is he ! He is a cornu-copia, — an abundance ! What pudding-sleeves ! — what a collar, red and like a...
Seite 34 - Very extraordinary, indeed," said Mr. Daly, " considering that with all these vices and faults they have been so read and bought, as to realize an independence for their author, and enable her to carry on a suit which has deprived the elder Mr. Crawley of his dear Clotnotty-joy. It would at least appear, that in spite of professional criticism, the^ public are always with her.
Seite 5 - ... of his views and hopes ; he would, in his own language, have followed their object ' from pole to pole, over alps and oceans, or have remained fixed and rooted to the spot she inhabited, wooed her, won her, clung to her, and cherished her ;' and, according to the startling conclusion of Lord Adelm,

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