Granby: A Novel : in Two Volumes, Volum 2

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J. & J. Harper, 1826 - 466 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 193 - REMORSE is as the heart in which it grows : If that be gentle, it drops balmy dews Of true repentance ; but if proud and gloomy, It is a poison-tree, that pierced to the inmost Weeps only tears of poison ! Alv.
Pàgina 16 - Though with their high wrongs I am struck to the quick, Yet, with my nobler reason 'gainst my fury Do I take part : the rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance : they being penitent, The sole drift of my purpose doth extend Not a frown further.
Pàgina 86 - Like to the grass that's newly sprung, Or like a tale that's new begun, Or like the bird that's here to-day, Or like the pearled dew of May, Or like an hour, or like a span, Or like the singing of a swan : Even such is man, who lives by breath, Is here, now there, in life and death : The grass withers, the tale is ended, The bird is flown, the dew's ascended, The hour is short, the span not long ; The swan's near death — man's Life is done.
Pàgina 107 - And hears him rustling in the wood, and sees His course at distance by the bending trees ; And thinks, Here comes my mortal enemy, And either he must fall in fight, or I...
Pàgina 149 - Hark ! from yon covert, where those towering oaks Above the humble copse aspiring rise, What glorious triumphs burst in every gale Upon our ravish'd ears ! The hunters shout, The clanging horns swell their sweet-winding notes, The pack wide opening load the trembling air With various melody ; from tree to tree The propagated cry redoubling bounds...
Pàgina 172 - ... sorrow strove Who should express her goodliest. You have seen Sunshine and rain at once : her smiles and tears Were like a better...
Pàgina 149 - The pack wide opening load the trembling air With various melody ; from tree to tree The propagated cry redoubling bounds, And winged zephyrs waft the floating joy...
Pàgina 180 - This complaisant illusion obtains universally, in such cases. Later in the same story, " our hero " is, in his turn, played upon by a practised hand. "It (was not easy to withstand the ingenious cajoleries which, when he chose to be agreeable, Trebeck could so artfully employ. He directed a good deal of his conversation to Henry, and paid a polite attention to all that he said. Then Trebeck was such an agreeable listener, and laughed so precisely in the right place," that — in short, the fish was...
Pàgina 133 - The reputed heir is said to have absconded, leaving unpaid play debts, and divers bonds against him, to a considerable amount. This event has caused great consternation in certain attic circles in the neighbourhood of Pall Mall, and to some respectable money lenders of the fraternity of Duke's place. We trust in the course of a few days to be able to furnish our readers with fuller particulars.' Well, now, who are these people ? Who is the Lord that is dead ? and who is his cousin? and who is the...
Pàgina 227 - C'en est assez, arrêtons-nous ici, reposons-nous sur ces douces pensées. Ce que j'ai connu de la vie, de ses inconstances, de ses espérances trompées, de ses fugitives et chimériques félicités , me ferait craindre, si j'ajoutais une seule page à cette histoire, d'être obligée d'y placer un malheur.

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