The Saint Pauls Magazine, Volumen1

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Anthony Trollope
Virtue and Company, 1868
 

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Página 700 - It has lengthened life; it has mitigated pain; it has extinguished diseases; it has increased the fertility of the soil; it has given new securities to the mariner; it has furnished new arms to the warrior; it has spanned great rivers and estuaries with bridges of form unknown to our fathers; it has guided the thunderbolt innocuously from heaven to earth...
Página 700 - ... furnished new arms to the warrior; it has spanned great rivers and estuaries with bridges of form unknown to our fathers; it has guided the thunderbolt innocuously from heaven to earth; it has lighted up the night with the splendor of the day ; it has extended the range of the human vision ; it has multiplied the power of the human muscles ; it has accelerated...
Página 676 - Dumb to the ear and still to the sense, But to heart and to soul distinct, intense ? "See now; I will listen with soul, not ear; What was the secret of dying, dear ? "Was it the infinite wonder of all That you ever could let life's flower fall ? " Or was it a greater marvel to feel The perfect calm o'er the agony steal ?
Página 675 - But he who loved her too well to dread The sweet, the stately, the beautiful dead, He lit his lamp and took the key And turned it. Alone again— he and she. He and she ; but she would not speak, Though he kissed, in the old place, the quiet cheek.
Página 675 - Over her eyes that gazed too much They drew the lids with a gentle touch; With a tender touch they closed up well The sweet thin lips that had secrets to tell; About her brows and beautiful face They tied her veil and her marriage-lace, And drew on her white feet her white silk shoes — Which were the whitest no eye could choose! And over her bosom they crossed her hands. " Come away ! " they said ; " God understands ! " And there was silence, and nothing there But silence, and scents of eglantere,...
Página 687 - Alas, how easily things go wrong! A sigh too much, or a kiss too long, And there follows a mist and a weeping rain, And life is never the same again. Alas, how hardly things go right! 'Tis hard to watch in a summer night, For the sigh will come, and the kiss will stay, And the summer night is a winter day.
Página 676 - twere your hot tears upon my brow shed— " I would say, though the Angel of Death had laid His sword on my lips to keep it unsaid. " You should not ask vainly, with streaming eyes, Which of all deaths was the chiefest surprise. " The very strangest and suddenest thing Of all the surprises that dying must bring.
Página 238 - Then Phineas went away, and walked down to Pall Mall with Laurence Fitzgibbon. He would have preferred to take his walk alone, but he could not get rid of his affectionate countryman. He wanted to think over what had taken place during the evening ; and, indeed, he did so in spite of his friend's conversation. Lady Laura, when she first saw him after his return to London, had told him how anxious her father was to congratulate him on his seat, but the Earl had not spoken a word to him on the subject....
Página 675 - They smoothed her tresses of dark brown hair; On her forehead of stone they laid it fair ; Over her eyes that gazed too much They drew the lids with a gentle touch ; With a tender touch they closed up well The sweet thin lips that had secrets to tell ; About her brows and...
Página 701 - ... of the day ; it has extended the range of the human vision ; it has multiplied the power of the human muscles ; it has accelerated motion ; it has annihilated distance ; it has facilitated intercourse, correspondence, all friendly offices, all...

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