The Heathcotes; or, The wept of Wish-Ton-Wish

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Routledge, 1855 - 273 páginas
 

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Página 123 - What are these, So wither'd, and so wild in their attire ; That look not like the inhabitants o
Página 216 - The Lunatic, the lover and the poet Are of imagination all compact: One sees more devils than vast hell can hold, That is, the madman: the lover, all as frantic. Sees Helen's beauty in a brow of Egypt: The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling, Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven; And as imagination bodies forth The forms of things unknown, the poet's pen Turns them to shapes and gives to airy nothing...
Página 70 - Flashy people may burlesque these things, but when hundreds of the most sober people in a country, where they have as much mother- wit certainly as the rest of mankind, know them to be true, nothing but the absurd and froward spirit of Sadducism can question them.
Página 181 - AND the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the Lord : and the Lord delivered them into the hand of Midian seven years.
Página 185 - In that day I will perform against Eli all things which I have spoken concerning his house : when I begin, I will also make an end. For I have told him that I will judge his house for ever for the iniquity which he knoweth ; because his sons made themselves vile, and he restrained them not.
Página 155 - Sir, he hath never fed of the dainties that are bred in a book ; he hath not eat paper, as it were ; he hath not drunk ink : his intellect is not replenished ; he is only an animal, only sensible in the duller parts...
Página 206 - No wailing ghost shall dare appear To vex with shrieks this quiet grove; But shepherd lads assemble here, And melting virgins own their love. No wither'd witch shall here be seen, No goblins lead their nightly crew : The female fays shall haunt the green, And dress thy grave with pearly dew.
Página 185 - Let burning coals fall upon them: let them be cast into the fire; into deep pits, that they rise not up again.
Página 185 - But mine eyes are unto thee, O GOD the LORD : in thee is my trust; leave not my soul destitute.
Página 185 - ... the edge of the sword, until they were consumed, that all the Israelites returned unto Ai, and smote it with the edge of the sword.

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