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Our own country, descriptive, historical, pictorial, Volúmenes3-4
Our own country
Vista completa - 1878
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Página 182 - THE COUNTESS OF PEMBROKE. UNDERNEATH this sable hearse Lies the subject of all verse, SIDNEY'S sister, PEMBROKE'S mother ; Death ! ere thou hast slain another, Learn'd and fair, and good as she, Time shall throw a dart at thee.
Página 162 - O but she will love him truly ! He shall have a cheerful home : She will order all things duly, When beneath his roof they come. Thus her heart rejoices greatly, Till a gateway she discerns With armorial bearings stately, And beneath the gate she turns; Sees a mansion more majestic Than all those she saw before ; Many a gallant, gay domestic, Bows before him at the door. And they speak in gentle murmur, While he treads with footstep firmer, Leading on from hall to hall.
Página 162 - Tho' at times her spirit sank : Shaped her heart with woman's meekness To all duties of her rank : And a gentle consort made he, , And her gentle mind was such That she grew a noble lady, And the people loved her much. But a trouble weigh'd upon her, And perplex'd her, night and morn, With the burthen of an honour Unto which she was not born.
Página 206 - They rowed her in across the rolling foam, The cruel crawling foam, The cruel hungry foam, To her grave beside the sea : But still the boatmen hear her call the cattle home Across the sands of Dee.
Página 166 - 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.
Página 175 - Richard, I do not give, but lend you my horse; be sure you be honest, and bring my horse back to me at your return this way to Oxford. And I do now give you ten groats...
Página 54 - Never indeed was any man more contented with doing his duty in that state of life to which it had pleased God to call him.
Página 74 - There is yet one sentence unwritten, dear master," said the boy. " Write it quickly," bade the dying man. " It is finished now," said the little scribe at last. " You speak truth," said the master ;
Página 281 - Eddying and whisking, Spouting and frisking, Turning and twisting, Around and around With endless rebound: Smiting and fighting A sight to delight in; Confounding, astounding, Dizzying and deafening the ear with its sound.