« PreviousContinue »
Sublime tobacco ! which from east to west
The Island. Canto ii. Stanza 19.
Divine in hookas, glorious in a pipe,
Oh, God ! it is a fearful thing
Prisoner of Chillon, viii.
I had a dream which was not all a dream.
Lord of himself,--that heritage of woe !
Lara. Canto i. Stanza 2.
She walks in beauty, like the night
Of cloudless climes and starry skies ;
Meet in her aspect and her eyes ;
Which Heaven to gaudy day denies.
Fare thee well ! and if for ever,
Still for ever, fare thee well.
Fare Thee Weil.
Hands promiscuously applied, Round the slight waist, or down the glowing side.
They never fail who die
Marino Faliero. Act ii. Sc. 2.
Born in a garret, in the kitchen bred.
In virtues nothing earthly could surpass her,
Canto i. Stanza 17.
Canto i. Stanza 22. Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the Apostles would have done as they did.
Canto i. Stanza 83. Whispering ‘I will ne'er consent,' consented.
Canto i. Stanza 117. 'T is sweet to hear the watch-dog's honest bark Bay deep-mouthed welcome as we draw near home; 'Tis sweet to know there is an eye will mark Our coming, and look brighter when we come.
Canto i. Stanza 123. And truant husband should return, My dear, I was the first who came away.'
Canto i. Stanza 141. Man's love is of man's life a thing apart, 'Tis woman's whole existence.
Canto i. Stanza 194.
What is the end of Fame ? 't is but to fill
Canto ii. Stanza 14.
A solitary shriek, the bubbling cry
Canto ii. Stanza 53.
All who joy would win
Canto ii. Stanza 172.
Alas! the love of women ! it is known
Canto ii. Stanza 199.
Canto iii. Stanza 3.
He was the mildest mannered man
Canto iii. Stanza 41.
The isles of Greece ! the isles of Greece !
Canto iii. Stanza 86. v. 1.
Eternal summer gilds them yet,
The mountains look on Marathon
And Marathon looks on the sea ;
Canto iii. Stanza 86. v. 3.
* Dans les premières passions les femmes aiment l'amant, et dans les autres elles aiment l'amour.-LA ROCHEFOUCAULD. Maxim 494.
You have the Pyrrhic dance as yet,
Where is the Pyrrhic phalanx gone? Of two such lessons, why forget
The nobler and the manlier one? You have the letters Cadmus gaveThink ye he meant them for a slave ?
Canto iii, Stanza 86. v. 10.
Place me on Sunium's marbled steep,
Where nothing, save the waves and I, May hear our mutual murmurs sweep;
There, swan-like, let me sing and die.
Canto iii. Stanza 86. v. 16.
The precious porcelain of human clay. *
Canto iv. Stanza 2. “Whom the gods love die young,' was said of yore."
Canto iv. Stanza 12. These two hated with a hate Found only on the stage.
Canto iv. Stanza 93.
Arcades ambo,' id est-blackguards both.
Canto iv. lbid. O‘darkly, deeply, beautifully blue, As some one somewhere sings about the sky.
Canto iv. Stanza 110. That all-softening, overpowering knell, The tocsin of the soul—the dinner bell.
Canto v. Stanza 49.
Cf. DRYDEN. Don Sebastian. Act i. Sc. I.
+ Quem Di diligunt Adolescens moritur.
PLAUTUS. Bacch. Act iv. Sc. 6. Lire 18. "Ον οι θεοί φιλουσιν αποθνήσκει νέος. -MENANDER.
The women pardoned all except her face.
Canto v. Stanza 113. Heroic, stoic Cato, the sententious, Who lent his lady to his friend Hortensius.
Canto vi. Stanza 7.
Oh for a forty parson power.
Canto x. Stanza 34.
Society is now one polished horde,
Canto xiii. Stanza 95. 'Tis strange—but true; for truth is always strange, Stranger than fiction.
Cant Stanza 101.
The Devil hath not, in all his quiver's choice,
Canto xv. Stanza 13. I awoke one morning and found myself famous.
Memoranda from his Life.
LEIGH HUNT. 1784-1859.
Just hid with trees and sparkling with a brook.
Politics and Poetics.
With spots of sunny openings, and with nooks
The Story of Rimini.