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Página 314 - Stain my man's cheeks !— No, you unnatural hags, I will have such revenges on you both, That all the world shall — I will do such things — What they are yet I know not ; but they shall be The terrors of the earth.
Página 445 - BV THE ROVING ENGLISHMAN. In fcap. 8vo, price 1*. boards. In fcap. 8vo, price 2s. boards. THE ROVING ENGLISHMAN; or, l TURKEY, by the Roving Englishman; Sketches on the Continent. | being Sketches from Life. " Who is unfamiliar with those brilliant sketches of naval, particularly the pictures of Turkish life and manners, from the pen of the ' Roving Englishman,' and who does not hail their collection into a companionable sized volume with delight ?
Página 400 - Full on this casement shone the wintry moon, And threw warm gules on Madeline's fair breast, As down she knelt for heaven's grace and boon; Rose-bloom fell on her hands, together prest, And on her silver cross soft amethyst, And on her hair a glory, like a saint: She seem'da splendid angel, newly drest, Save wings, for heaven: Porphyro grew faint: She knelt, so pure a thing, so free from mortal taint.
Página 446 - Sir Walter Scott, in speaking of Miss Edgeworth, says, that the rich humour, pathetic tenderness, and admirable tact that she displayed in her sketches of character, led him first to think that something might be attempted for his own country of the same kind with that which Miss Edgeworth fortunately achieved for hers.
Página 445 - Gerstaecker's books abound in adventure and scenes of excitement; and are fully equal, in that respect, to the stories either of Marryat, Cooper, or Dana.
Página 385 - Some, with their legs off ; some but hought [ham-strung] and left lying half dead: others, with the arms cut off; divers, their necks half asunder; many, their heads cloven ; of sundry, the brains pasht [smashed] out ; some others again, their heads quite off: with a thousand other kinds of killing.
Página 3 - Sat spinning by his bed. And as she plied the distaff, In a sweet voice and low, She sang of great old houses, And fights fought long ago. So spun she, and so sang she, Until the east was grey. Then pointed to her bleeding breast, And shrieked, and fled away.