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4. “The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power,
And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await, alike, the inevitable hour;
The paths of glory lead but to the grave.” 5 “ Oft in sadness and in illness,
I have seen thy current glide ; Till the beauty of its stillness
Overwhelmed me like a tide." 6 “ Now God and St. strike for the good cause
of Spain !" 7 6 'Tis not in mortals to command success,
But we'll do more, Sempronius, we'll deserve it." 8 “Father and mother 1-yes, and brother dear.”
The Heroes of Modern Novelists.
1 The mind that conceived thee is still ;
1 Suggestive of Queen Elizabeth.
The colour of
favourite animal. A name of contempt for a spinster. 1 The smallest bird that's the
of a cat : 2 The folks about here are as black as your hat.
3 The name of some straits on your overland route : 4 I'm the name of a coin and an urchin to boot. 5 The name of a song by John Blockley of fame :
A period elapsed yet but one day bears my name.
1 “The desolator desolate !
The victor overthrown!
A suppliant for his own !" 2
“Lay him beneath his snows,
Grander than sovereignty."
1 But, lo! from high Hymettus to the plain
The queen of night asserts her silent reign ;
Near Theseus' fane, yon solitary palm." 2
di cielo caduto in terra."
1 "Courage,' he said, and pointed toward the land. *
In the afternoon they came unto a land,
In which it seemed always 2 “ Angels ever bright and fair
Take, oh, take me to your care!” 3“ Ah! why will summer roses fade ? ” 4. “We ne'er shall look upon his like again." 5 6 Stitch! stitch ! stitch !" 6 “Descending fast, the mountain-shadows miss
Thy glorious gulf **"
1 Only ladies wear it:
2 Only ladies wear it." 1 Cheer away; cheer away; give a cheer more! 2 No longer o'er x’s and y's will we pore; 3 But one of our two noble selves, you or I, 4 Will kick up our heels, like jackasses, high. 5 Only don't grow too something that rhymes well with
dump, 6 Lest one of our two noble selves, you or I, 7 Like a girl in a convent, short fare have to try.
1 The Raphael of musicians.
2 The Milton of composers. 1 At first unpopular, now of all sacred works best
known: 2 No songstress wakes in me more thrilling tone. 3 My famous thoughts on Solitude to a past age belong. 4.“ Thy proudly — and glossy neck,” you know
5 I rouse at morning by the beat of drum, 6 The end to gain, by working out a sum.
1 Though I sue and I complain
“The queen of the desert, and her captive queen."
1 Spanish peace.
1 “Dead! Thirteen a month ago!
Short and narrow her life's walk ;
Even by a dream or talk :
Must you pity her for this,
Having had all in your case ?”
To that unknown and silent shore,
Some summer morning 1 “I'll be your father and your
brother too; Let me but bear your woes, I'll bear your cares. Yet weep that Harry's dead; and so will I. But Harry lives that shall convert those tears,
By number, into hours of happiness. 2 “Hector, my best one !-- * * Pity hast thou none
For this young child, and this most sad myself,
Who soon shall be thy widow 3 “Man never is, but always to be blest.” 4 " In open market-place produc'd they me,
To be a public spectacle to all;
'Here,' said they, is the terror of the French.'” 5 66 Part
us, Northumberland ? * * * My wife to France; from whence set forth in pomp,
Sent back like Hallowmas, or short'st of day.”. 6 “And if at first you don't succeed,
Why try again."
1 “'Twas but the twinkling of an eye betrayed him, 2 On this drear heath."
1 " With blackest the flower-plots
Were thickly crusted one and all.”