Peers and Parvenus: A Novel, Band 2


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Seite 54 - Sir, he hath never fed of the dainties that are bred in a book ; he hath not eat paper, as it were ; he hath not drunk ink : his intellect is not replenished ; he is only an animal, only sensible in the duller parts...
Seite 194 - Love is an offering of the whole heart, Madam, A sacrifice of all that poor life hath ; And he who gives his ' all,' — whate'er that be, Gives greatly, — and deserveth no one's scorn ! 131.
Seite 133 - My bosom's lord sits lightly on his throne, And all the day an unaccustom'd spirit Raises me from the ground with cheerful thoughts, — burst simultaneously from the lips of the three girls.
Seite 267 - But now our joys are fled On winter blasts awa; Yet maiden May, in rich array, Again shall bring them a'. But my white pow, nae kindly thowe Shall melt the snaws of age ; My trunk of eild, but buss or bield, Sinks in Time's wint'ry rage. Oh, age has weary days, And nights o' sleepless pain; Thou golden time o' youthful prime, Why com'st thou not again?
Seite 42 - to whom much is given, from him much shall be required.' " This letter, far from serving the purpose for which it was intended, of rousing...

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