Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli: Youth. Autobiography.; Cambridge

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R. Bentley, 1852

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Page 283 - Hereby know we that we dwell in him, and he in us; because he hath given us of his Spirit.
Page 170 - Tis not too late to seek a newer world. Push off, and sitting well in order smite The sounding furrows ; for my purpose holds To sail beyond the sunset, and the baths Of all the western stars, until I die. It may be that the gulfs will wash us down: It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles, And see the great Achilles, whom we knew. Tho' much is taken, much abides; and tho...
Page 281 - Sundays the pillars are, On which heaven's palace arched lies : The other days fill up the spare And hollow room with vanities. They are the fruitful beds and borders In God's rich garden : that is bare Which parts their ranks and orders.
Page 8 - RUDELY thou wrongest my dear heart's desire, In finding fault with her too portly pride : The thing which I do most in her admire, Is of the world unworthy most envied : For in those lofty looks is close implied Scorn of base things, and 'sdeign of foul dishonour?
Page 325 - We are not now that strength which in old days Moved earth and heaven ; that which we are, we are ; One equal temper of heroic hearts, Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.
Page 1 - In the coolest way, she said to her friends, " I now know all the people worth knowing in America, and I find no intellect comparable to my own.
Page 70 - It is so true that a woman may be in love with a woman, and a man with a man.
Page 48 - Orpheus must to the depths descend, For only thus the Poet can be wise, Must make the sad Persephone his friend, And buried love to second life arise; Again his love must lose through too much love, Must lose his life by living life too true, For what he sought below is passed above, Already done is all that he would do; Must tune all being with his single lyre...
Page 227 - Have I a lover Who is noble and free? — I would he were nobler Than to love me.

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