Independent Sixth Reader: Containing a Complete Treatise on Elocution, Both Scientific and Practical : Illustrated with Diagrams, Select and Classified Readings and Recitations, with Copious Notes, and a Full Supplementary Index, Book 6
A.S. Barnes & Company, 1875 - 472 pages
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Page 433 - The little bird sits at his door in the sun, Atilt like a blossom among the leaves. And lets his illumined being o'errun With the deluge of summer it receives ; His mate feels the eggs beneath her wings, And the heart in her dumb breast flutters and sings ; He sings to the wide world, and she to her nest, In the nice ear of nature which song is the best...
Page 71 - And terror on my aching sight : the tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a dullness to my trembling heart. Our revels are now ended : these our actors, As I foretold you, were all spirits, and Are melted into air, into thin air; And like the baseless fabric of this vision, The cloud-capped towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself Yea, alT which it inherit, shall dissolve, And, like this unsubstantial pageant, faded L6ave not a rack behind.
Page 468 - Thou, whose exterior semblance doth belie Thy soul's immensity; Thou best philosopher, who yet dost keep Thy heritage, thou eye among the blind, That, deaf and silent, read'st the eternal deep, Haunted for ever by the eternal Mind, Mighty Prophet! Seer blest! On whom those truths do rest Which we are toiling all our lives to find...
Page 432 - And what is so rare as a day in June ? Then, if ever, come perfect days; Then Heaven tries the earth if it be in tune, And over it softly her warm ear lays : Whether we look, or whether we listen, We hear life murmur, or see it glisten ; Every clod feels a stir of might. An instinct within it that reaches and towers, And, groping blindly above it for light, Climbs to a soul in grass and flowers...
Page 219 - But our love it was stronger by far than the love Of those who were older than we, Of many far wiser than we ; And neither the angels in heaven above, Nor the demons down under the sea, Can ever dissever my soul from the soul Of the beautiful Annabel Lee.
Page 291 - Sport that wrinkled Care derides, And Laughter holding both his sides. Come, and trip it as you go On the light fantastic toe; And in thy right hand lead with thee The mountain-nymph, sweet Liberty; And if I give thee honour due Mirth, admit me of thy crew, To live with her, and live with thee In unreproved pleasures free...
Page 447 - But peaceful was the night Wherein the Prince of light His reign of peace upon the earth began...
Page 301 - twas a pleasing fear, For I was as it were a child of thee, And trusted to thy billows far and near, And laid my hand upon thy mane as I do here.