Gleanings and Reminiscences

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Hodges, Foster, 1875 - 500 páginas
 

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Página 191 - You're all abroad, seemingly," returned the other man. " There's his letter. Take hold ! " Kit took it, and when he was locked up again, read as follows. " Drink of this cup, you'll find there's a spell in its every drop 'gainst the ills of mortality. Talk of the cordial that sparkled for Helen ! Her cup was a fiction, but this is reality (Barclay and Co.'s). If they ever send it in a flat state, complain to the Governor. Yours, RS" " RS ! " said Kit, after some consideration.
Página 236 - The river nobly foams and flows, The charm of this enchanted ground, And all its thousand turns disclose Some fresher beauty varying round; The haughtiest breast its wish might bound Through life to dwell delighted here; Nor could on earth a spot be found To nature and to me so dear, Could thy dear eyes in following mine Still sweeten more these banks of Rhine!
Página 160 - FROM distant climes, o'er wide-spread seas we come, Though not with much eclat, or beat of drum; True patriots all, for, be it understood, We left our country for our country's good...
Página 471 - In the full prospect yonder hill commands, O'er barren heaths, and cultivated plains ; The vestige of an ancient abbey stands, Close by a ruin'd castle's rude remains. Half buried, there, lie many a broken bust, And obelisk, and urn, o'erthrown by Time; And many a cherub, there, descends in dust From the rent roof, and portico sublime. The rivulets, oft frighted at the sound Of fragments, tumbling from the tow'rs on high.
Página 368 - Act, 1889, which provides that : " Every person who shall be brought before any of the said magistrates charged with having in his possession or conveying in any manner anything which may be reasonably suspected of being stolen or unlawfully obtained, and who shall not give an account to the satisfaction of such magistrate how he came by the same...
Página 84 - Parliament passed in the session of Parliament holden in the sixth and seventh years of the reign of her present Majesty, intituled An Act to amend the Law respecting defamatory Words and Libfl.
Página 472 - Where reverend shrines in gothic grandeur stood, The nettle or the noxious nightshade spreads ; And ashlings, wafted from the neighbouring wood, Through the worn turrets wave their trembling heads.
Página 229 - Prince Albert, the Prince of Wales, the Princess Royal, Prince Alfred, and the Princess Alice.
Página 472 - Her attitude composed, and aspect sweet ! Sits musing on a monumental stone, And points to the MEMENTO at her feet.
Página 235 - And peasant girls, with deep blue eyes, And hands which offer early flowers, Walk smiling o'er this paradise...

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