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Página 425 - So likewise ye, except ye utter by the tongue words easy to be understood, how shall it be known what is spoken? for ye shall speak into the air.
Página 83 - I will ask him for my place again ; he shall tell me I am a drunkard ! Had I as many mouths as Hydra, such an answer would stop them all. To be now a sensible man, by and by a fool, and presently a beast! O strange! Every inordinate cup is unblessed and the ingredient is a devil.
Página 274 - A mighty spirit is eclipsed — a power Hath passed from day to darkness — to whose hour Of light no likeness is bequeathed — no name, Focus at once of all the rays of fame ! The flash of wit, the bright intelligence, The beam of song, the blaze of eloquence, Set with their Sun — but still have left behind The enduring produce of immortal mind...
Página 99 - And concentrating into one vast heap all the malice of his offended feelings, he added, after a pause of intense meaning, " There is not a brick in your dirty town but what is cemented by the blood of a negro...
Página 98 - No, Sir!" replied his indignant guest, in grating tones of irony, as he held it up, " nor would it if it were f aqua fortis ! " adding with an authoritative voice, which seemed to be borrowed from Jove's thunder, and loud enough "to fright the isle from its propriety," " Fill the glass, Sir ! Am I not George Frederick Cooke ? ' born to command ten thousand slaves like thee...
Página 276 - Husband, at whose house he visited frequently — nay, daily (for we were near neighbours), for many years after. Theodore was at that time a tall, slim, fashionablelooking youth, with a fine figure ; black clustering curls hanging about his animated face, every line of which was full of intelligence and genius.
Página 386 - So, by a calenture misled, The mariner with rapture sees, On the smooth ocean's azure bed, Enamell'd fields and verdant trees : With eager haste he longs to rove In that fantastic scene, and thinks It must be some enchanted grove; And in he leaps, and down he sinks.
Página 47 - ... mischief. The will , chooses, follows, and embraces things evil and destructive ; but it is because the understanding first tells it that they are good and wholesome, and fit to be chosen by it. One man gives another a cup of poison, a thing as terrible as death ; but at the same time he tells him that it is a cordial ; and so he drinks it off, and dies.
Página 197 - King," some fastidious persons in the pit made a demur, and an angry stir ensued ; the question of " Where's Carles ?" became the (dis)order of the time, and " Carles .' Carles !" was the popular demand — a demand which Mr. Elliston was not backward to answer in his own way, and coming promptly forward with his most profound bow, respectfully, though haughtily, enquired of the " Ladies and Gentleman" what was
Página 274 - May of life," he had not o'ertaken the sear and yellow of his days, nor lost the summer freshness of his mind ; which might be said to have attained to the maturity and ripeness of autumn without any of its decay. He " should have died hereafter !" Mr. Hook was an extraordinary man. Those who knew him only from his writings knew but a very slight portion of the surpassing faculties of his mind. It was necessary to be acquainted with him personally, and in society, to be able to form any thing like...