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D. Appleton, 1898 - 389 pāgines
 

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Pāgina 267 - For thou wilt lie upon the wings of night Whiter than new snow on a raven's back. Come, gentle night, come, loving, black-brow'd night, Give me my Romeo ; and, when he shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars, And he will make the face of heaven so fine, That all the world will be in love with night, And pay no worship to the garish sun.
Pāgina 267 - It was the lark, the herald of the morn, No nightingale ; look, love, what envious streaks Do lace the severing clouds in yonder east. Night's candles are burnt out, and jocund day Stands tiptoe on the misty mountain tops; I must be gone and live, or stay and die.
Pāgina 307 - This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bare what was put therein.
Pāgina 139 - Four can't be taken from three, therefore I must borrow one.
Pāgina xii - ... emblem of the laurel rather than with the emblem of the sword. Still, for his contemporaries, for us, for the Europe of the present century, he is significant chiefly for the reason which he himself in the words just quoted assigns. He is significant because he was, if not pre-eminently a brave, yet a brilliant, a most effective soldier in the Liberation- War of humanity.
Pāgina 145 - The trembling trees bowed towards him as he advanced, the sun-rays quivered, frightened, yet curiously through the green leaves, and in the blue heaven above there swam visibly a golden star. The Emperor wore his invisible-green uniform and the little world-renowned hat. He rode a white palfrey, which stepped with such calm pride, so confidently, so nobly — had I then been Crown Prince of Prussia I would have envied that horse. The Emperor sat carelessly, almost lazily, holding with one hand his...
Pāgina 57 - I'll kiss thee and caress thee, As in the ancient day I kissed the Emperor Henry, Who long has passed away. The dead are dead and silent, Only the living love; And I am fair and blooming — Dost feel my wild heart move! And as my heart is beating, My crystal castle rings, Where many a knight and lady In merry measure springs. Silk trains are softly rustling, Spurs ring from night to morn, And dwarfs are gaily drumming, And blow the golden horn. As round the Emperor Henry, My arms round thee shall...
Pāgina 56 - ... the proud oak looks on like a not over-pleased uncle, as though he must pay for all the fine weather ; the birds in the air sing their share in their joy, the flowers on the bank whisper, " Oh, take us with thee ! take us with thee ! dear sister...
Pāgina 4 - Ritschenkrug, and Bovden, still preserve the mode of life peculiar to their savage ancestors, and are still governed partly by their Duces, whom they call
Pāgina 136 - Good morning, dear children !" But there came a sudden change over all this, for one morning when we awoke, and would say " Good morning, father !" the father had travelled away, and in the whole town there was nothing but dumb sorrow.

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