The Actor, and Other Speeches: Chiefly on Theatrical Subjects and Occasions

Dunlap Society, 1891 - 80 頁

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第 41 頁 - 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.
第 41 頁 - 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...
第 60 頁 - Still o'er these scenes my memory wakes, And fondly broods with miser care : Time but the impression deeper makes, As streams their channels deeper wear.
第 80 頁 - His memory long will live alone In all our hearts, as mournful light That broods above the fallen sun, And dwells in heaven half the night.
第 80 頁 - Sleep sweetly, tender heart, in peace : Sleep, holy spirit, blessed soul, While the stars burn, the moons increase, And the great ages onward roll. Sleep till the end, true soul and sweet. Nothing comes to thee new or strange. Sleep full of rest from head to feet ; Lie still, dry dust, secure of change.
第 9 頁 - Not a day passes over the earth but men and women of no note do great deeds, speak great words, and suffer noble sorrows.
第 75 頁 - They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more ; neither shall the sun light on them, nor any heat. For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters ; and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.
第 17 頁 - Clergymen, who understand the least, and take the worst measure of human affairs, of all mankind that can write and read /" — the clergy, it seems, had rather the world should go to pieces than that this rubric should be abolished.
第 54 頁 - Or of bite, used for cheat : - More a dupe than wit, Sappho can tell you how this man was bit, POPE. And lastly, may be produced the peculiar sense, in which a word is found in any great author : as. faculties, in Shakespeare, signifies the powers of. authority ; This Duncan Has borne his faculties so meek, has been So clear in his great office...
第 64 頁 - I am sorry to hear it ; he has too good a character to be an honest fellow. Everybody speaks well of him ! Psha ! then he has bowed as low to knaves and fools as to the honest dignity of genius and virtue.