The Argosy, Volum 27

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Charles William Wood
Strahan & Company, 1878
 

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Pāgina 75 - His treasure, his presents, his spacious domain Soon made her untrue to her vows: He dazzled her eyes; he bewildered her brain; He caught her affections so light and so vain, And carried her home as his spouse. And now had the marriage been...
Pāgina 218 - GOOD-NIGHT? ah! no; the hour is ill Which severs those it should unite; Let us remain together still, Then it will be good night. How can I call the lone night good, Though thy sweet wishes wing its flight? Be it not said, thought, understood, Then it will be good night.
Pāgina 71 - Aspettare e non venire, Stare in letto, e non dormire, Servire e non gradire, Son tre cose dtfar morire. Ital. Prov.— • " To expect one who does not come — to lie in bed and not to sleep — to serve and not to be advanced, are three things enough to kill a man.
Pāgina 58 - ... simply delicious. They are like life, in so far as they deal with men and women ; but oh ! how unlike it in the ultimate fate of heroes and heroines, in retribution and justice. Here are no oppressed innocents sinking under the weight of their troubles, no triumphant avengers waiting for punishment in the next world. We can take up a fairy tale in most delightful security concerning its ending, and perhaps its great attraction is that it never deceives or disappoints us.
Pāgina 233 - For a breeze of morning moves, And the planet of Love is on high, Beginning to faint in the light that she loves On a bed of daffodil sky, To faint in the light of the sun she loves, To faint in his light, and to die. All...
Pāgina 232 - Come into the garden, Maud, For the black bat, night, has flown, Come into the garden, Maud, I am here at the gate alone; And the woodbine spices are wafted abroad, And the musk of the rose is blown.
Pāgina 75 - He caught her affections so light and so vain And carried her home as his spouse, And now had the marriage been blest by the priest; The revelry now was begun; The tables they groaned with the weight of the feast 35 Nor yet had the laughter and merriment ceased, When the bell of the Castle tolled one!
Pāgina 134 - We may go by the old Barnstaple road along the ridge , leading S. from Church St., and return by the new road through the valley. A third favourite excursion...
Pāgina 74 - It would be no sacrifice, Lucy," pleaded Mrs. Chard: "did I think so, I would never urge it. Your girl's thoughts have been wound round Francis Ravensburg, and all others appear to you distasteful. But now that he has forsaken you, gone to England with that Spanish woman, whom he is about to make his wife, would you be so lost in respect to yourself as to let him retain his hold upon your heart ? Would you let the world suspect it ?" Lucy pressed her hands upon her eyes ; upon her throbbing temples...
Pāgina 74 - ... forsaken you, gone to England with that Spanish woman, whom he is about to make his wife, would you be so lost in respect to yourself as to let him retain his hold upon your heart ? Would you let the world suspect it ?" Lucy pressed her hands upon her eyes ; upon her throbbing temples : it seemed as if it would be a mercy could she shut out for ever the light of day. " Unless you consent to marry him, Lucy, when he will return all my bonds, retaining only such as belong to you, there must be...

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