The Translation of a Savage

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J.B. Lippincott Company, 1893 - 1 páginas
 

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Página 734 - Behold, the body includes and is the meaning, the main concern, and includes and is the soul; Whoever you are, how superb and how divine is your body, or any part of it ! 14 Whoever you are, to you endless announcements ! Daughter of the lands did you wait for your poet?
Página 735 - I SING THE BODY ELECTRIC But the expression of a well-made man appears not only in his face; It is in his limbs and joints also, it is curiously in the joints of his hips and wrists; It is in his walk, the carriage of his neck, the flex of his waist and knees — dress does not hide him; The strong, sweet...
Página 735 - I do not ask any more delight, I swim in it as in a sea. There is something in staying close to men and women and looking on them, and in the contact and odor of them, that pleases the soul well, All things please the soul, but these please the soul well.
Página 740 - In matters of commerce the fault of the Dutch Is offering too little and asking too much. The French are with equal advantage content, So we clap on Dutch bottoms just 20 per cent.
Página 731 - The young mechanic is closest to me, he knows me well, The woodman that takes his axe and jug with him shall take me with him all day, The farm-boy ploughing in the field feels good...
Página 739 - Brighton fishwomen's iniquitous falsehoods, she gravely shook her head, and mildly observed, in all the pride of conscious knowledge, " My good woman, it may be as you say, but I could not think of buying any plaice with those very unpleasant red spots ! " .The woman's answer was a perfect shout. " Lord bless your eyes, Mum ! who ever seed any without 'em ? " A suppressed giggle on the stairs revealed the perpetrator of the joke...
Página 780 - Nature has no such squarenesses. I do not believe that the whole world can show elsewhere, nor that a Dore could dream into canvas a ghostliness so apropos. Stand upon the higher ridges to the east, and it is all spread before you, a wraith in pallid stone — the absolute ghost of a city. Its ashen hues which seem to hover above the dead grass, foiled by the sombre blotches of the junipers; its indeterminate gray hints, outspoken at last in the huge, vague shape that looms in its...
Página 733 - Think of spiritual results, Sure as the earth swims through the heavens, does every one of its objects pass into spiritual results.
Página 739 - as they will endeavour to impose upon your inexperience, let nothing induce you to buy a plaice that has any appearance of red or orange spots, as they are sure signs of an advanced stage of decomposition.
Página 758 - Cloth, $2.00. Dr. Dibble, after years of experience as a specialist in this field, has produced the present volume of nearly five hundred pages with a view to " calming the fears, quieting the panics, and restoring the composure of his fellow-citizens, whose minds have been continuously excited and kept at a painful tension by sanitary reformers, concerning the dangers of air, water, soil, cemeteries, markets, and public and private improvements.

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