De Vere: Or, The Man of Independence, Volumen4

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H. Colburn, 1827
 

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Página 30 - Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams, or from behind the moon In dim eclipse disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs.
Página 323 - I have lived long enough : my way of life Is fall'n into the sear, the yellow leaf ; And that which should accompany old age, As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look to have ; but, in their stead, Curses, not loud but deep, mouth-honour, breath, Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not.
Página 88 - If there is one thing more certain than another, it is that, as the popular element increases, that government recedes from aristocracy and monarchy toward republicanism.
Página 10 - And who would take the Poor from Providence ? Like some lone Chartreux stands the good old Hall, Silence without, and fasts within the wall ; No rafter'd roofs with dance and tabor sound, No noontide bell invites the country round: 190 Tenants with sighs the smokeless tow'rs survey, And turn th...
Página 244 - D'Alembert that high office is like a pyramid : only two sorts of animals reach the top — reptiles, and eagles. Mr. Wentworth was, at least, no reptile. He had scarcely ever served in subordinate office ; he had always disdained what is called a patron, and from his entry into parliament, he burst forth ten thousand strong. To the present height and summit of his fortune, he had advanced, impelled by all the motives which could really make ambition virtue; a sincere love of country...
Página 165 - By noting of the lady: I have mark'd A thousand blushing apparitions To start into her face; a thousand innocent shames In angel whiteness beat away those blushes; And in her eye there hath appear'da fire, To burn the errors that these princes hold Against her maiden truth. Call me a fool; Trust not my reading nor my...
Página 245 - ... office is like a pyramid : only two sorts of animals reach the top — reptiles, and eagles. Mr. Wentworth was, at least, no reptile. He had scarcely ever served in subordinate office ; he had always disdained what is called a patron, and from his entry into parliament, he burst forth ten thousand strong. To the present height and summit of his fortune, he had advanced, impelled by all the motives which could really make ambition virtue; a sincere love of country ; a perfect disinterestedness,...
Página 281 - Do you love me ? Fer. O heaven, O earth, bear witness to this sound, And crown what I profess with kind event, If I speak true ; if hollowly, invert What best is boded me, to mischief! I, Beyond all limit of what else i'the world, Do love, prize, honour yon.

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