Belgravia, a London magazine, conducted by M.E. Braddon, Volumen40

1880 - 2 páginas

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Página 342 - He call'd them untaught knaves, unmannerly, To bring a slovenly unhandsome corse Betwixt the wind and his nobility.
Página 91 - I have heard The cock, that is the trumpet to the morn, Doth with his lofty and shrill -sounding throat Awake the god of day...
Página 201 - Batavia rushes forth; and as they sweep, On sounding skates, a thousand different ways, In circling poise, swift as the winds, along, The then gay land is madden'd all to joy.
Página 260 - And o'er him, drawing it, the winter moon, Brightening the skirts of a long cloud, ran forth And sparkled keen with frost against the hilt; For all the haft twinkled with diamond sparks, Myriads of topaz-lights, and jacinth-work Of subtlest jewellery.
Página 351 - Man for the field and woman for the hearth ; Man for the sword and for the needle she ; Man with the head and woman with the heart ; Man to command and woman to obey ; 440 All else confusion.
Página 258 - Saturn, quiet as a stone, Still as the silence round about his lair; Forest on forest hung about his head Like cloud on cloud. No stir of air was there, Not so much life as on a summer's day Robs not one light seed from the...
Página 192 - You are going now,' said they, ' to the paradise of God, wherein you shall see the tree of life, and eat of the never-fading fruits thereof; and when you come there, you shall have white robes given you, and your walk and talk shall be every day with the King, even all the days of eternity.
Página 296 - I speak not of kings, grandees, or the like show-figures ; but few soldiers, judges, men of letters, can have had such pains taken with them. The very balletgirls, with their muslin saucers round them, were perhaps little short of miraculous ; whirling and spinning there in strange mad vortexes, and then suddenly fixing themselves motionless, each upon her left or right great toe, with the other leg stretched out at an angle of ninety degrees, — as if you had suddenly pricked into the floor, by...
Página 315 - ... planet, he must certainly bear the palm from every one save the readers of his books. And thus refreshed I took heart of grace again, applied me to my work, and in course of time The French Revolution got finished, as all things must, sooner or later.
Página 314 - ... well if I should select some other topic, or had he only sprinkled me with the cold water of conventional and commonplace encouragement, — I should have gone from him with a chill upon my mind, and, no doubt, have laid down the pen at once ; for, as I have already said, it was not that I cared about writing a history, but that I felt an inevitable impulse to write one particular history.

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