Sir Hubert's marriage, Volume 2

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Page 206 - Love's not Time's fool, though rosy lips and cheeks Within his bending sickle's compass come; Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks, But bears it out even to the edge of doom. If this be error and upon me proved, I never writ, nor no man ever loved.
Page 193 - I can give not what men call love, But wilt thou accept not The worship the heart lifts above And the Heavens reject not, The desire of the moth for the star, Of the night for the morrow, The devotion to something afar From the sphere of our sorrow...
Page 203 - O, speak again, bright angel! for thou art As glorious to this night, being o'er my head, As is a winged messenger of heaven Unto the white-upturned wondering eyes Of mortals that fall back to gaze on him, When he bestrides the lazy-pacing clouds And sails upon the bosom of the air.
Page 175 - If you choose to play! — is my principle. Let a man contend to the uttermost For his life's set prize, be it what it will!
Page 173 - I think that some are very wise, And some are very funny, And some grow rich by telling lies, And some by telling money. I think the Whigs are wicked knaves — (And very like the Tories) — Who doubt that Britain rules the waves, And ask the price of glories : I think that many fret and fume At what their friends are planning, And Mr. Hume hates Mr. Brougham As much as Mr. Canning. I think that friars and their hoods, Their doctrines and their maggots...
Page 142 - Hamlet with the part of the Prince of Denmark omitted, for so far I have said nothing whatever about technical education.
Page 169 - Tis mine to speak and yours to hear. Midnight, yet not a nose From Tower-hill to Piccadilly snored! Midnight, yet not a nose From Indra drew the essence of repose. See with what crimson fury, By Indra fann'd, the god of fire ascends the walls of Drury...
Page 282 - ... they are put in the power of the laws ; where put on the French side, they are put out of the power of the laws. Let us consider, then, whether it is not worth while to give a clear boundary, and let the man know whether he is or is not an Englishman. I shall take the sense of the Committee upon it. I am as much in earnest as ever I was in my life.
Page 50 - ... face. It seemed to him that he knew her step though it was noiseless ; that no one could mistake her; but still it was not absolutely certain it was she. She came along slowly, her footsteps altogether undirected by her eyes, which were fixed on the sea. It was not the maiden meditation of the poet. Her eyes were with her heart, and that was far away.
Page 66 - II ya toujours 1'un qui baise, et 1'autre qui tend la joue.

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