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Pāgina 334 - •Earth to earth, and dust to dust !" Here the evil and the just, Here the youthful and the old, Here the fearful and the bold, Here the matron and the maid, In one silent bed are laid; Here the vassal and the king Side by side lie withering ; Here the sword and sceptre rust — " Earth to earth, and dust to dust...
Pāgina 293 - Like the vase in which roses have once been distilled — You may break, you may shatter the vase if you will, But the scent of the roses will hang round it still.
Pāgina 334 - Earth to earth, and dust to dust !" But a day is coming fast, Earth, thy mightiest and thy last, It shall come in fear and wonder, Heralded by trump and thunder; It shall come in strife and toil, It shall come in blood and spoil, It shall come in empires' groans, Burning temples, trampled thrones ; Then, ambition, rue thy lust ; " Earth to earth, and dust to dust!
Pāgina 98 - Each other's pillow to repose divine. Beware the counterfeit : in passion's flame Hearts melt ; but melt like ice, soon harder froze. True love strikes root in reason ; passion's foe : Virtue alone entenders us for life : I wrong her much — entenders us for ever. Of Friendship's fairest fruits, the fruit most fair Is virtue kindling at a rival fire, And.
Pāgina 218 - The Thunder raises his tremendous voice. At first, heard solemn o'er the verge of Heaven, The tempest growls ; but as it nearer comes, And rolls its awful burden on the wind, The lightnings flash a larger curve, and more The noise astounds : till over head a sheet Of livid flame discloses wide; then shuts, And opens wider ; shuts and opens still Expansive, wrapping ether in a blaze.
Pāgina 335 - Then, shall in the desert rise Fruits of more than Paradise; Earth by angel feet be trod, One great garden of her God; — Till are dried the martyrs' tears, Through a thousand glorious years. Now in hope of him we trust : "Earth to earth, and dust to dust !" THE SAINTS IN GLORY DANTE From Paradiso Translated by Henry F.
Pāgina 50 - This was the coup de grace to all decorum ; every Frenchman abandoned himself to his laughter, till the room fairly shook with their shouts ; and even the astonished commandant himself could not help joining them. " ' Allow me, Sir,' said a gentleman, sitting by the side of the Irish lady, and whom I had not previously observed.
Pāgina 218 - ... his tremendous voice. At first, heard solemn o'er the verge of Heaven, The tempest growls; but as it nearer comes, And rolls its awful burden on the wind, The lightnings flash a larger curve, and more The noise astounds: till over head a sheet Of livid flame discloses wide; then shuts, And opens wider; shuts and opens still Expansive, wrapping ether in a blaze. Follows the loosen'd aggravated roar, Enlarging, deepening, mingling; peal on peal Crush'd horrible, convulsing Heaven and earth.
Pāgina 96 - We serve up a course of anecdotes, traits, master-strokes of character, and cut and hack at them till we are weary. Perhaps some of them are even with us. For my own part, as I once said, I like a friend the better for having faults that one can talk about. "Then,
Pāgina 342 - POWER OF RELIGION on the Mind, in Retirement, Affliction, and at the approach of Death; exemplified in the Testimonies and Experience of Persons distinguished by their greatness, learning, or virtue. " 'Tis immortality,— 'tis that alone, Amidst life's pains, abasements, emptiness, The soul can comfort, elevate, and fill.

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