The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray ...

Smith, Elder & Company, 1901

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第 80 頁 - Knowledge before — a discovery that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy.
第 180 頁 - Avaunt ! and quit my sight ! let the earth hide thee! Thy bones are marrowless, thy blood is cold ; Thou hast no speculation in those eyes Which thou dost glare with ! Lady M.
第 455 頁 - We knew the whole society of the little city, and but that the young ladies, one and all, spoke admirable English, we surely might have learned the very best German. The society met constantly. The ladies of the Court had their evenings. The theatre was open twice or thrice in the week, where we assembled, a large family party. Goethe had retired from the direction, but the great traditions remained still. The theatre was admirably conducted ; and besides the excellent Weimar company, famous actors...
第 456 頁 - I saw him but three times. Once walking in the garden of his house in the Frauenplan ; once going to step into his chariot on a sunshiny day, wearing a cap and a cloak with a red collar. He was caressing at the time a beautiful little golden-haired granddaughter, over whose sweet fair face the earth has long since closed too.
第 456 頁 - Of course I remember very well the perturbation of spirit with which, as a lad of nineteen, I received the longexpected intimation that the Herr Geheimrath would see me on such a morning. This notable audience took place in a little antechamber of his private apartments, covered all round with antique casts and bas-reliefs. He was habited in a long grey or drab redingote, with a white neckcloth and a red ribbon in his button-hole.
第 240 頁 - To the ocean now I fly, And those happy climes that lie Where day never shuts his eye, Up in the broad fields of the sky. There I suck the liquid air, All amidst the gardens fair Of Hesperus, and his daughters three That sing about the golden tree.
第 456 頁 - Eauch's statuette. His complexion was very bright, clear, and rosy. His eyes extraordinarily dark,* piercing and brilliant. I felt quite afraid before them, and recollect comparing them to the eyes of the hero of a certain romance called
第 72 頁 - As for TINY TIM, there is a certain passage in the book regarding that young gentleman, about which a man should hardly venture to speak in print or in public, any more than he would of any other affections of his private heart. There is not a reader in England but that little creature will be a bond of union between author and him ; and he will say of Charles Dickens, as the woman just now, ' God bless him ! ' What a feeling is this for a writer to be able to inspire, and what a reward to reap.
第 72 頁 - Who can listen," exclaimed Thackeray, "to objections regarding such a book as this? It seems to me a national benefit, and to every man or woman who reads it a personal kindness.
第 127 頁 - Ma quando il sol gli aridi campi fiede Con raggi assai ferventi , e in alto sorge, Ecco apparir Gerusalem si vede, Ecco additar Gerusalem si scorge: Ecco da mille voci unitamente Gerusalemme salutar si sente.