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The Marvellous and Incredible Adventures of Charles Thunderbolt, in the Moon ...
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animals appearance arms bear beautiful became beheld beneath body brought burst called captain caused Charles continued countenance course cried dear delight demon desire dragon duke earth effect Eliza entered expression eyes face fearful feel feet fell felt fire followed frightful gardens gave gazed give green hand Hanson happy head heart heavens hero hope iceberg immense Jupiter kind king king's lady land laughed length light living looking majesty mind moon mountains mouth nature never noble Northerntine observed palace passed Pigheads poor presented queen reached readers returned scene seated seemed seen sent side sight smile soon stood strange tails thee thou thought thousand Thunder Thunderbolt took turn uncle walked wave whilst whole wonder young
Page 16 - Tis sweet to hear At midnight on the blue and moonlit deep The song and oar of Adria's gondolier, By distance mellow'd, o'er the waters sweep...
Page 208 - How much lies in Laughter : the cipher-key, wherewith we decipher the whole man ! Some men wear an everlasting barren simper ; in the smile of others lies a cold glitter as of ice : the fewest are able to laugh, what can be called laughing, but only sniff and titter and snigger from the throat outward ; or at best, produce some whiffling husky cachinnation, as if they were laughing through wool : of none such comes good.
Page 208 - The man who cannot laugh is not only fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils; but his whole life is already a treason and a stratagem.