The English Nights' Entertainment: 1st Ser. Contain [sic] A Day in Stowe Gardens

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J. Gifford, 1826 - 315 páginas

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Página 245 - It were all one, That I should love a bright particular star, And think to wed it, he is so above me : In his bright radiance and collateral light Must I be comforted, not in his sphere. Th...
Página 208 - Of every hearer; for it so falls out That what we have we prize not to the worth Whiles we enjoy it, but being lack'd and lost, Why, then we rack the value, then we find The virtue that possession would not show us Whiles it was ours.
Página 111 - Wedding-Guest! this soul hath been Alone on a wide wide sea: So lonely 'twas, that God Himself Scarce seemed there to be.
Página 209 - When he shall hear she died upon his words, The idea of her life shall sweetly creep Into his study of imagination, And every lovely organ of her life Shall come apparell'd in more precious habit, More moving, delicate, and full of life, Into the eye and prospect of his soul, Than when she liv'd indeed...
Página 119 - And life to move it selfe upon the water. Strange thing ! how bold and swift the monster was, That neither car'd for...
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Página 78 - And he display'd in all parts ! for such a dish now, And at my need, I would betray my father, And, for a roasted conger, all my country.
Página 78 - — or thus ; — " Look how many Muses there doth dwell Upon the sweet banks of the learned well, And just so many strokes the clock hath struck ; " — And so forth. And you must now and then enter into a description.
Página 191 - O the glory Of two united hearts like hers and mine ! Let poring book-men dream of other worlds ; My world, and all of happiness, is here, And I'd not change it for the best to come : A life of pleasure is Elysium.

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