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Página 289 - Of Gardens':— “ God Almighty first planted a garden, and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures; it is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of men ; without which buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks and a man shall ever see that, when ages grow to civility
Página 310 - And the night shall be filled with music, And the cares that infest the day Shall fold their tents like the Arabs, And as silently steal away. Longfellow, ‘ The Day is Done.
Página 353 - said to her dear, Though wedded we have been These twice ten tedious years, yet we No holiday have seen. To-morrow Is our wedding day, And we will then repair Unto “ the Bell “ at Edmonton, All in a chaise and pair. etc.
Página 219 - There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.” “ No artist has ethical sympathies. An ethical sympathy in an artist is an unpardonable mannerism of style.” “ All art is quite useless.
Página 200 - I sift the snow on the mountains below, And their great pines groan aghast; And all the night ‘tis my pillow white, While I sleep in the arms of the blast. 1¿
Página 399 - Ralph. By Heaven, methinks It were an easy leap, To pluck bright honour from the pale-faced moon, Or dive into the bottom of the sea Where never fathom-line touched any ground, And
Página 20 - than thou knowest, Lend less than thou owest, Ride more than thou goest, Learn more than thou trowest, Set less than thou throwest; Leave thy drink and thy whore, And keep in-a-door, And thou shalt have more Than two tens to a score. This
Página 335 - an Act for the Purchase of the Museum or Collection of Sir Hans Sloane and of the Harleian Collection of Manuscripts, and for providing one general repository for the better reception and more convenient use of the said collections, and of the Cottonian Library and of the additions thereto, it was, amongst other things, enacted that
Página 405 - as follows: 1. To form the nucleus of a universal brotherhood of humanity, without distinction of race, creed, sex, caste, or colour. 2. To promote the study of Aryan and other Eastern literatures, religions,
Página 399 - Peace, cousin, say no more: And now I will unclasp a secret book, And to your quick conceiving discontents I ‘II read you matter deep and dangerous; As full of peril and adventurous spirit, As to o'erwalk a current, roaring loud, On the

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