Chesson & Woodhall's Miscellany, Part 132, Volume 1

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Chesson & Woodhall, 1861

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Page 381 - Though the day of my destiny's over, , And the star of my fate hath declined, Thy soft heart refused to discover The faults which so many could find; Though thy soul with my grief was acquainted, It shrunk not to share it with me, And the love which my spirit hath painted It never hath found but in thee.
Page 28 - Cursed be the social wants that sin against the strength of youth! Cursed be the social lies that warp us from the living truth!
Page 381 - Then gently scan your brother man, Still gentler sister woman; Though they may gang a kennin' wrang, To step aside is human.
Page 312 - Therefore, thus saith the Lord concerning the king of Assyria, He shall not come into this city, nor shoot an arrow there, nor come before it with shield, nor cast a bank against it.
Page 373 - All his excellences, like those of Nature herself, are thrown out together ; and, instead of interfering with, support and recommend each other. His flowers are not tied up in garlands, nor his fruits crushed into baskets but spring living from the soil, in all the dew and freshness of youth...
Page 392 - The moon shines bright : In such a night as this, When the sweet wind did gently kiss the trees, And they did make no noise ; in such a night, Troilus, methinks, mounted the Trojan walls, And sigh'd his soul toward the Grecian tents, Where Cressid lay that night.
Page 392 - In such a night Did Thisbe fearfully o'ertrip the dew And saw the lion's shadow ere himself And ran dismay'd away. Lor. In such a night Stood Dido with a willow in her hand Upon the wild sea banks and waft her love To come again to Carthage.
Page 408 - Tis a melancholy daub! my Lord; not one principle of the pyramid in any one group! and what a price! for there is nothing of the colouring of Titian the expression of Rubens the grace of Raphael the purity of Dominichino the corregiescity of Corregio the learning of Poussin the airs of Guido the taste of the Carrachis or the grand contour of Angelo.
Page 119 - ... a State which dwarfs its men, in order that they may be more docile instruments in its hands even for beneficial purposes, will find that with small men no great thing can really be accomplished...
Page 178 - Thammuz came next behind, Whose annual wound in Lebanon allured The Syrian damsels to lament his fate In amorous ditties, all a summer's day; While smooth Adonis from his native rock Ran purple to the sea, supposed with blood Of Thammuz yearly wounded...

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