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Página 233 - ... but hover around, Like the patriarch's bird, and no resting is found; Where Hope when she paints her gay...
Página 3 - Thus Love repays to Hope what Hope first gave to Love Yet haply there will come a weary day When, overtasked at length, Both Love and Hope beneath the load give way. Then, with a statue's smile, a statue's strength, Stands the mute sister, Patience, nothing loth, And, both supporting, does the work of both.
Página 93 - And in the lustre of her youth, she gave Her hand, with her heart in it, to Francesco. Great was the joy ; but at the bridal feast, When all sat down, the bride was wanting there. Nor was she to be found. Her father cried, ' 'Tis but to make a trial of our love ! ' And filled his glass to all ; but his hand shook, And soon from guest to guest the panic spread.
Página 177 - Christians and proud! O poor and wretched ones! That, feeble in the mind's eye, lean your trust Upon unstaid perverseness : know ye not That we are worms, yet made at last to form The winged insect,2 imp'd with angel plumes, That to heaven's justice unobstructed soars?
Página 206 - Putting on The very pomp of Lucifer, it turns The heart to ashes, and with not a spring Left in the bosom for the spirit's lip, We look upon our splendor and forget The thirst of which we perish ! Yet hath life Many a falser idol.
Página 206 - How like a mounting devil in the heart Rules the unreined ambition ! Let it once But play the monarch, and its haughty brow Glows with a beauty that bewilders thought And unthrones peace forever. Putting on The very pomp of Lucifer, it turns The heart to ashes, and with not a spring Left in the bosom for the spirit's lip, We look upon our splendor and forget The thirst of which we perish.
Página 273 - A volume of excitement for the fireside : in it are narrations of perilous incidents in naval life — by famine, fire, and wreck, as well as in the busy stir of war : the calm decision of Nelson at the Nile; the career of the soldier in tented field and siege ; an instance of the firm and steady purpose of Wellington at Vittoria, as well as his kindly care for others, by an eye-witness. Here, also, are the adventures of hardy hunters in the Indian wilds, and their many hair-breadth escapes when...
Página 94 - Oh ! o'er the eye death most exerts his might, And hurls the spirit from her throne of light ! Sinks those blue orbs in that long last eclipse, But spares, as yet, the charm around her lips...
Página 276 - PEEL, his Life, ; portrait by W. Harvey. " Will be read with interest by all ; it possesses the charm of novelty." 13. FEANKLIN AND THE ARCTIC REGIONS . PL Simmons. " An account of the voyages to discover the North "West Passage.

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