The Galaxy: A Magazine of Entertaining Reading, Volumen16

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Mark Twain
W. C. & F. P. Church, 1873
 

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Página 263 - World : a Simple Account of Man in Early Times. Sixth Edition. Crown 8vo. Cloth, price 3$. A Special Edition for Schools. Price is. The Childhood of Religions.
Página 280 - Love's Philosophy The fountains mingle with the river And the rivers with the Ocean, The winds of Heaven mix for ever With a sweet emotion; Nothing in the world is single; All things by a law divine In one another's being mingle. Why not I with thine?-— See the mountains kiss high Heaven And the waves clasp one another; No sister flower would be forgiven If it disdained its brother; And the sunlight clasps the earth And the moonbeams kiss the sea: What are all these kissings worth If thou kiss...
Página 489 - Neck extremely stiff and steady all the while he speaks ; and notwithstanding any Anxieties which he pretends for his Mistress, his Country, or his Friends, one may see by his Action that his greatest Care and Concern is to keep the Plume of Feathers from falling off his Head.
Página 330 - ... in eradicating this deepest stain upon the character of our country, and removing all cause of reproach on account of it, by foreign nations; if I could only be instrumental in ridding of this foul blot that revered state that gave me birth, or that not less beloved state which kindly adopted me as her son; I would not exchange the proud satisfaction which I should enjoy, for the honor of all the triumphs ever ^decreed to the most successful conqueror.
Página 487 - In scenes of anger, defiance, or resentment, while she was impetuous and terrible, she poured out the sentiment with an enchanting harmony...
Página 484 - ... her voice full, clear, and strong, so that no violence of passion could be too much for her ; and when distress or tenderness possessed her, she subsided into the most affecting melody and softness. In the art of exciting pity, she had a power beyond all the actresses I have yet seen, or what your imagination can conceive.
Página 141 - A company for carrying on an undertaking of great advantage, but nobody to know what it is.
Página 369 - Lord, thou hast been our dwelling-place in all generations. Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, thou art God. Thou turnest man to destruction; and sayest, Return, ye children of men.
Página 280 - If I were what the words are, And love were like the tune, With double sound and single Delight our lips would mingle, With kisses glad as birds are That get sweet rain at noon ; If I were what the words are, And love were like the tune.
Página 483 - Othello ; the mixture of love that intruded upon his mind upon the innocent answers Desdemona makes, betrayed in his gesture such a variety and vicissitude of passions as would admonish a man to be afraid of his own heart, and perfectly convince him that it is to stab it, to admit that worst of daggers, jealousy.

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