Beauchampe: Or, The Kentucky Tragedy, a Sequel to Charlemont, 第 1 卷

Belford, Clarke & Company, 1888 - 402页

大家的评论 - 撰写书评



其他版本 - 查看全部



第203页 - Beware of entrance to a quarrel ; but, being in, Bear it, that the opposer may beware of thee.
第334页 - Give ue, say I, Kentucky practice, like that of Beauchampe, as a social law, rather than that which prevails in some of our pattern cities, where women are, in three fourths the number of instances, the victims — violated, mangled, murdered — where men are the criminals — and where (Heaven kindly having withdrawn the sense of shame) there is no one guilty — at least none brave enough or manly enough to bring the guilty to punishment ! What is said is not meant to defend or encourage the shedding...
第365页 - He, above the rest, In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower; his form had not yet lost All her original brightness, nor appeared Less than archangel ruined; and the excess Of glory obscured...
第362页 - Though I look old, yet I am strong and lusty: For in my youth I never did apply Hot and rebellious liquors in my blood; Nor did not with unbashful forehead woo The means of weakness and debility; Therefore my age is as a lusty winter, Frosty, but kindly: let me go with you; I'll do the service of a younger man In all your business and necessities.
第168页 - Black spirits and white ; red spirits and gray ; Mingle, mingle, mingle, you that mingle may. • Titty, tiffin, Keep it stiff in; Firedrake, Puckey, Make it lucky ; Liard, Robin, You must bob in. Round, around, around, about, about ; All ill come running in ; all good keep out ! 1st Witch.
第115页 - tis the soul of peace ; Of all the virtues 'tis nearest kin to heaven ; It makes men look like gods. The best of men That e'er wore earth about him was a sufferer, A soft, meek, patient, humble, tranquil spirit, The first true gentleman that ever breath'd.
第150页 - Why, look you, sir ; I can be as calm as silence All the while music plays. Strike on, sweet friend, As mild and merry as the heart of innocence ; no I prithee, take my temper.
第334页 - John, after certain processes of evidence, will be sent to the state prison or the gallows, and make a goodly show on some gloomy Friday, for the curious of both sexes. Law is a very good thing in its way, but it is not every thing; and there are some honest impulses, in every manly bosom, which are the best of all moral laws, as they are the most certainly human of all laws.
第21页 - And the same delightful condition of now-performance, continued for five years, would have ruined you, also, for any career of usefulness and manhood. And this would have been a crime, my son, as well as a shame. Neither you nor I, believe me, were designed for the slavish employment — however sweet — " To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Nessra's hair.
第78页 - He read with avidity, and studied with industry ; and, at the age of twenty-one, was admitted to the practice of law in the courts of the state.