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At Home and Abroad, Or, Things and Thoughts in America and Europe
Visualització completa - 1860
American amid Austrian beautiful become believe blood called cause character child Church coming effect England English entered expression eyes father feel felt flowers followed force foreign France French gave give given hand happy head hear heard heart honor hope hour human Indian interest Italian Italy kind king lake land leave less letter light live look means mind nature never night noble observed once passed persons picture pleasure poor Pope position present received remain represented rich Roman Rome scene seemed seen side soul speak spirit suffer sweet taken things thought true truth turn walk wild wish woman women write young
Pàgina 141 - THAT AND A' THAT" Is there, for honest Poverty, That hangs his head, and a' that! The coward slave, we pass him by, We dare be poor for a' that! For a
Pàgina 141 - He looks and laughs at a' that. A prince can mak' a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that ; But an honest man's aboon his might — Guid faith, he mauna fa' that ! For a
Pàgina 152 - DOST thou idly ask to hear At what gentle seasons Nymphs relent, when lovers near Press the tenderest reasons ? Ah, they give their faith too oft To the careless wooer ; Maidens' hearts are always soft : Would that men's were truer. Woo the fair one, when around Early birds are singing ; When, o'er all the fragrant ground, Early herbs are springing ; When the brookside, bank, and grove, All with blossoms laden, Shine with beauty, breathe of love — Woo the timid maiden. Woo her when, with rosy blush,...
Pàgina 184 - He sings, rather than talks. He pours upon you a kind of satirical, heroical, critical poem, with regular cadences, and generally catching up, near the beginning, some singular epithet, which serves as a refrain when his song is full, or with which, as with a knitting needle, he catches up the stitches, if he has chanced, now and then, to let fall a row.
Pàgina 141 - Our toils obscure, and a' that; The rank is but the guinea's stamp, The Man's the gowd for a" that. What though on hamely fare we dine, Wear hoddin gray, and a' that; Gie fools their silks, and knaves their wine, A Man's a Man for a
Pàgina 184 - Carlyle, indeed, is arrogant and overbearing, but in his arrogance there is no littleness or self-love : it is the heroic arrogance of some old Scandinavian conqueror, — it is his nature and the untamable impulse that has given him power to crush the dragons. You do not love him, perhaps, nor revere, and perhaps, also, he would only laugh at you if you did ; but you like him heartily, and like to see him the powerful smith, the Siegfried, melting all the old iron in his furnace till it glows to...
Pàgina 141 - Guid faith, he maunna fa' that! For a' that, an' a' that, Their dignities an' a' that; The pith o' sense, an' pride o' worth, Are higher rank than a' that. Then let us pray that come it may, (As come it will for a' that,) That Sense and Worth, o'er a' the earth Shall bear the gree, an' a
Pàgina 21 - I trust by reverent faith to woo the mighty meaning of the scene, perhaps to foresee the law by which a new order, a new poetry, is to be evoked from this chaos...