The Bengalle, Or Sketches of Society in the East

W. Rushton, 1843 - 778 páginas

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Página 2 - MODERN PAINTERS: Their Superiority In the Art of Landscape Painting To all The Ancient Masters proved by examples of The True, the Beautiful, and the Intellectual, From the Works of Modern Artists, especially From those of JMW Turner, Esq., RA By a Graduate of Oxford (Quotation from Wordsworth) London: Smith, Elder & Co., 65 Cornhill.
Página 114 - Through many a listening chamber, cave and ruin, And starlight wood, with fearful steps pursuing Hopes of high talk with the departed dead. I called on poisonous names with which our youth is fed; I was not heard — I saw them not — When musing deeply on the lot Of life, at that sweet time when winds are wooing All vital things that wake to bring News of birds and blossoming, — Sudden, thy shadow fell on me; I shrieked, and clasped my hands in ecstasy!
Página 114 - I vowed that I would dedicate my powers To thee and thine - have I not kept the vow? With beating heart and streaming eyes, even now I call the phantoms of a thousand hours Each from his voiceless grave: they have in...
Página 10 - Africa," in the years 1834, 1835, and 1836, with Letterpress Descriptions, and a Summary of African Zoology. By ANDREW SMITH, MD, Surgeon to the Forces, and Director of the Expedition.
Página 113 - Why fear and dream and death and birth Cast on the daylight of this earth Such gloom ; why man has such a scope For love and hate, despondency and hope ! m.
Página 16 - The intention of this book is not less admirable than the manner in which it Is written. It is most instructive, and the tone of its contents...
Página 17 - Universally and cordially do we recommend this delightful volume. We believe no person could read this work and not be the better for its pious and touching lessons.
Página 114 - And come, for some uncertain moments lent. Man were immortal and omnipotent, Didst thou, unknown and awful as thou art, Keep with thy glorious train firm state within his heart. Thou messenger of sympathies That wax and wane in lovers' eyes ; Thou, that to human thought art nourishment, Like darkness to a dying flame ! Depart not as thy shadow came : Depart not, lest the grave should be, Like life and fear, a dark reality. While yet a boy I sought for ghosts, and sped Thro...
Página 113 - Through strings of some still instrument. Or moonlight on a midnight stream, Gives grace and truth to life's unquiet dream.
Página 115 - Which through the summer is not heard or seen, As if it could not be, as if it had not been!

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