The College Chums: A Novel

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Seite 157 - For there it lies so tranquil, so beloved, All that it hath of life with us is living ; So gentle, stirless, helpless, and unmoved, And all unconscious of the joy 'tis giving; All it hath felt, inflicted, pass'd, and proved, Hush'd into depths beyond the watcher's diving ; There lies the thing we love with all its errors And all its charms, like death without its terrors.
Seite 206 - The bride kissed the goblet, the knight took it up, He quaffed off the wine, and he threw down the cup, She looked down to blush, and she looked up to sigh, With a smile on her lip, and a tear in her eye.
Seite 175 - You have been accused of mutiny, and are found guilty ; and now what have you to say why sentence of death should not be pronounced against you?
Seite 187 - ... along the sands, trains of ducks streaming over the surface, silent and watchful cranes, intent and wading, clamorous crows, and all the winged multitudes that subsist by the bounty of this vast liquid magazine of nature. High over all these hovers one whose action instantly arrests...
Seite 6 - ... was said of yore, And many deaths do they escape by this: The death of friends, and that which slays even more — The death of friendship, love, youth, all that is, Except mere breath ; and since the silent shore Awaits at last even those who longest miss The old archer's shafts, perhaps the early grave Which men weep over may be meant to save.
Seite 173 - So in the supposititious case, the preliminary question for the jury to decide before coming to a conclusion as to the guilt or innocence of the...
Seite 174 - Do you find the prisoner guilty or not guilty of the murder of William Noakes?" "Guilty." "You say he is guilty and that is the verdict of you all?" "Yes." "Prisoner at the bar, you have been arraigned upon a charge of murder, and have placed yourself upon your country. That country has now found you guilty. Have you anything to say why judgment of death should...
Seite 257 - It had been for many long years her thought by day, her dream by night, it was so interwoven with her existence that it could not be destroyed but with herself. Devotion to her child...
Seite 175 - Chief Justice Tindal having summed up, a verdict of " Guilty " was returned. The learned judge then proceeded to pass upon the prisoner the sentence of death. He said, that he had been found guilty by an intelligent, patient, and impartial jury of the crime of wilful murder. His guilt had been established beyond the possibility of doubt. The circumstances which surrounded the case were not of an ordinary description. It was ordered by the holiness of God that his crime should not go unpunished ;...
Seite 221 - There was a cheerful blaze upon the hearth, and a tir candle was burning blight upon the ingle. The change from the, night air was very grateful to my feelings ; for there was a cold north wind blowing and driving the snow in heavy showers from off the hills. The moon came out from behind the clouds in fitful gleamings, and threw her stormy brightness on the troubled Spey ; and as I listened to the hoarse murmurs of the blast, I drew my chair closer to the hearth. Mary was sitting opposite to me...

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