Saint Pauls [afterw.] The Saint Pauls magazine, ed. by A. Trollope, Volum 8

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Anthony Trollope
1871
 

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Pāgina 147 - Alas! they had been friends in youth; But whispering tongues can poison truth; And constancy lives in realms above; And life is thorny; and youth is vain; And to be wroth with one we love Doth work like madness in the brain.
Pāgina 272 - But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.
Pāgina 334 - The sun's rays are the ultimate source of almost every motion which takes place on the surface of the earth. By its heat are produced all winds, and those disturbances in the electric equilibrium of the atmosphere which give rise to the phenomena of lightning, and probably also to terrestrial action and the aurora.
Pāgina 275 - Colonna, assumed his throne ; and at the voice of a herald Petrarch arose. After discoursing on a text of Virgil, and thrice repeating his vows for the prosperity of Rome, he knelt before the throne, and received from the senator a laurel crown, with a more precious declaration,
Pāgina 446 - Upon this he took a wooden ball, with several holes in it, through which long thongs were passed, and, laying hold of one of these, slung it into the air. It went so high that we lost sight of it altogether.
Pāgina 272 - Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize ? So run, that ye may obtain. And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown ; but we an incorruptible.
Pāgina 238 - One walked between his wife and child, With measured footfall firm and mild, And now and then he gravely smiled. The prudent partner of his blood Leaned on him, faithful, gentle, good, Wearing the rose of womanhood. And in their double love secure, The little maiden walked demure, Pacing with downward eyelids pure.
Pāgina 66 - Here vigor failed the towering fantasy : But yet the will rolled onward, like a wheel In even motion, by the love impelled, That moves the sun in heaven and all the stars.
Pāgina 63 - And I will frankly confess that the vague sublimity of Milton affects me less than these reviled details of Dante. We read Milton ; and we know that we are reading a great poet. When we read Dante, the poet vanishes. We are listening to the man who has returned from " the valley of the dolorous abyss...
Pāgina 119 - Creed : Bow'd to no idols, — but his money-bags : Swore no false oaths, except at the custom-house : Kept the Sabbath idle : built a monument To honour his dead father : did no murder : Was too old-fashion'd for adultery : Never pick'd pockets : never bore false-witness : And never, with that all-commanding wealth, Coveted his neighbour's house, nor ox, nor ass.

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