Adventures of a Younger Son

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T. F. Unwin, 1890 - 521 pÓgines

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PÓgina 99 - There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore, There is society, where none intrudes, By the deep Sea, and music in its roar: I love not Man the less, but Nature more...
PÓgina 433 - Trust not for freedom to the Franks They have a king who buys and sells; In native swords, and native ranks, The only hope of courage dwells: But Turkish force, and Latin fraud, Would break your shield, however broad.
PÓgina 56 - And from that hour did I with earnest thought Heap knowledge from forbidden mines of lore, Yet nothing that my tyrants knew or taught I cared to learn, but from that secret store Wrought linked armour for my soul, before It might walk forth to war among mankind...
PÓgina 371 - Bearing within his life the brooding care That ever fed on its decaying flame. And now his limbs were lean ; his scattered hair, Sered by the autumn of strange suffering, Sung dirges in the wind...
PÓgina 195 - DEFORMED persons are commonly even with nature ; for as nature hath done ill by them, so do they by nature; being for the most part, as the Scripture saith, void of natural affection: and so they have their revenge of nature.
PÓgina 341 - A long, long kiss, a kiss of youth, and love, And beauty, all concentrating like rays Into one focus, kindled from above; Such kisses as belong to early days, Where heart, and soul, and sense, in concert move. And the blood's lava, and the pulse a blaze, Each kiss a heart-quake, — for a kiss's strength, I think it must be reckon'd by its length.
PÓgina 384 - Fade far away, dissolve, and quite forget What thou among the leaves hast never known, — The weariness, the fever, and the fret...
PÓgina 510 - God save the king!" and kings ! For if He don't, I doubt if men will longer— I think I hear a little bird, who sings The people by and by will be the stronger...
PÓgina 273 - Blow fair, thou breeze ! — she anchors ere the dark. Already doubled is the cape — our bay Receives that prow which proudly spurns the spray. How gloriously...
PÓgina 280 - No dread of death, if with us die our foes — Save that it seems even duller than repose : Come when it will— we snatch the life of life — When lost— what recks it — by disease or strife...

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