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第 211 頁 - Tis pleasant, through the loopholes of retreat, To peep at such a world ; to see the stir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd ; To hear the roar she sends through all her gates At a safe distance, where the dying sound Falls a soft murmur on the uninjured ear.
第 261 頁 - My cigarette ! The amulet That charms afar unrest and sorrow ; The magic wand that far beyond To-day can conjure up to-morrow. Like love's desire, thy crown of fire So softly with the twilight blending, [And ah! meseems, a poet's dreams Are in thy wreaths of smoke ascending. My cigarette ! Can I forget How Kate and I, in sunny weather, Sat in the shade the elm-tree made And rolled the fragrant weed together ? I at her side beatified, To hold and guide her fingers willing ; She rolling slow the paper's...
第 94 頁 - Argus3 implies no more than that the Eye is in every Part, that is to say, every other Part would be mutilated, were not its Force represented more by the Eye than even by it self. But this is Heathen Greek to those who have not conversed by Glances.
第 94 頁 - A beautiful eye makes silence eloquent, a kind eye makes contradiction an assent, an enraged eye makes beauty deformed. This little member gives life to every other part about us, and I believe the story of Argus implies no more, than that the eye is in every part ; that is to say, every other part would be mutilated, were not its force represented more by the eye than even by itself.
第 186 頁 - In emblematic figures show The merits of their trade . That clients may infer from thence How just is their profession ; The lamb sets forth their innocence, The horse their expedition " O happy Britons, happy isle," Let foreign nations say, " Where you get justice without guile, And law without delay.
第 190 頁 - They cut his throat from ear to ear, His brains they battered In; His name was Mr William Weare, He dwelt in Lyon's Inn.
第 235 頁 - ... night. About three o'clock in the morning, the gentleman, hearing footsteps on the stairs, left his place of concealment, and met the servant carrying up a quantity of coals. Being questioned as to where he was going, he replied, in a confused and hurried manner, that he was going to mend his mistress's fire — which, at three o'clock in the morning, in the middle of summer, was evidently impossible ; and, on further investigation, a strong knife was found concealed beneath the coals.
第 227 頁 - True, I talk of dreams ; Which are the children of an idle brain, Begot of nothing but vain fantasy, Which is as thin of substance as the air, And more inconstant than the wind, who wooes Even now the frozen bosom of the north, And, being anger'd, puffs away from thence, Turning his face to the dew-dropping south.
第 186 頁 - In emblematic figures, show The merits of their trade. That clients may infer from thence How just is their profession, The Lamb sets forth their Innocence, The Horse their Expedition. 0 happy Britons ! happy isle ! Let foreign nations say, Where you get justice without guile, And law without delay.