Comentarios de la gente - Escribir un comentario
No encontramos ningún comentario en los lugares habituales.
Otras ediciones - Ver todas
acquaintance Actaeon admirable appeared April Fool artist Ash Wednesday beauty Belshazzar better character cheerful child conceit confess countenance day's pleasuring delight discommendable dreams Elliston ESSAYS OF ELIA face faculties fancy feel gentleman give grace guests half hand head heard heart Hertfordshire honour hour humour imagination impertinent infirmities knew lady late leave less look Lord Margate mighty mind mirth morning mortal nature never night notion occasion once pain passion perhaps person play pleasant pleasure poor present pretty Quarter Days reason remember Robert William Elliston scarce seemed seen sense Shrove Tuesday sick sight Sir Philip Sydney sleep Somerset House Sonnet sort speak spirit sure sweet Tartarus taste thee thing thou thought tion Titian told true truth walk watchet wish wonder young youth
Página 10 - ... prosperity, — an unwelcome remembrancer, — a perpetually recurring mortification, — a drain on your purse, — a more intolerable dun upon your pride, — a drawback upon success, — a rebuke to your rising, — a stain in your blood, — a blot on your 'scutcheon, — a rent in your garment, — a death's head at your banquet, — Agathocles...
Página 5 - Bind me, ye woodbines, in your 'twines. Curl me about, ye gadding vines; And oh so close your circles lace. That I may never leave this place; But, lest your fetters prove too weak, Ere I your silken bondage break, Do you, O brambles, chain me too. And, courteous briars, nail me through!
Página vi - I grant you — a sort of unlicked, incondite things — villainously pranked in an affected array of antique modes and phrases. They had not been his, if they had been other than such ; and better it is, that a writer should be natural in a self-pleasing quaintness, than to affect a naturalness (so called) that should be strange to him.
Página 177 - Then spake Joshua to the LORD in the day when the LORD delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon; and thou Moon, in the valley of Ajalon.
Página 148 - By no encroachment wrong'd, nor time forgot ; Nor blamed for blood, nor shamed for sinful deed. And that you know, I envy you no lot Of highest wish, I wish you so much bliss, Hundreds of years you STELLA'S feet may kiss.
Página 51 - Another follows with his selection. So the entire journal transpires at length by piece-meal. Seldomreaders are slow readers, and without this expedient no one in the company would probably ever travel through the contents of a whole paper. Newspapers always excite curiosity. No one ever lays one down without a feeling of disappointment. What an eternal time that gentleman in black, at Nando 's ' keeps the paper! I am sick of hearing the waiter bawling out incessantly, "the Chronicle is in hand,...
Página 214 - Here is a young and courtly Mandarin, handing tea to a lady from a salver, two miles off. See how distance seems to set off respect ! And here the same lady, or another, (for likeness is identity on teacups,) is stepping into a little fairy boat, moored on the hither side of this calm garden river, with a dainty mincing foot, which in a right angle of incidence (as angles go in our world) must infallibly land her in the midst of a flowery mead a furlong off on the other side of the same strange stream...
Página 141 - With how sad steps, O moon, thou climb'st the skies! How silently, and with how wan a face! What! may it be that even in heavenly place That busy archer his sharp arrows tries? Sure, if that long-with-love-acquainted eyes Can judge of love, thou feel'st a lover's case; I read it in thy looks, — thy languished grace To me, that feel the like, thy state descries.