What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
afford already ancient Anglo-Saxon antique appears beauty become body British called carried century character chronicle church civilization cloths collection common considerable considered early effect employed England English entirely equal established excellence existed eyes fact feel France French genius give given hand head human important improvement increased industry instance interest Italian Italy Kemble King known labour land language late laws learned least less letters living London look luxury manner manufacture materials means mind nature never object observed opinion original performed perhaps period person poet possessed practice present produced progress reason received relating remain remarkable rendered respect sculpture seems society spirit statues success superiority supposed taste thing thought tion translation true whole
Page 205 - O, what a noble mind is here o'erthrown! The courtier's, soldier's, scholar's, eye, tongue, sword; The expectancy and rose of the fair state, The glass of fashion and the mould of form, The observed of all observers, quite, quite down!
Page 144 - The limits of the sphere of dream, The bounds of true and false, are past. Lead us on, thou wandering gleam, Lead us onward, far and fast, To the wide, the desert waste. But see, how swift advance and shift, Trees behind trees, row by row, — How, clift by clift, rocks bend and lift Their frowning foreheads as we go. The giant-snouted crags, ho ! ho ! How they snort, and how they blow...
Page 298 - Bounty (that is, the governors of the Bounty of Queen Anne for the Augmentation of the Maintenance of the Poor Clergy).
Page 119 - The other shape, If shape it might be called that shape had none Distinguishable in member, joint or limb; Or substance might be called that shadow seemed; For each seemed either; black it stood as night, Fierce as ten furies, terrible as Hell, And shook a dreadful dart; what seemed his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on...
Page 29 - Thou wretched, rash, intruding fool, farewell! I took thee for thy better: take thy fortune; Thou find'st to be too busy is some danger.
Page 340 - More sweet than odours caught by him who sails Near spicy shores of Araby the blest, A thousand times more exquisitely sweet, The freight of holy feeling which we meet, In thoughtful moments, wafted by the gales From fields where good men walk, or bowers wherein they rest.
Page 354 - Action and tone, and gesture, the smile of the lover, the frown of the tyrant, the grimace of the buffoon, — all must be told, for nothing can be shown. Thus, the very dialogue becomes mixed with the narration; for he must not only tell what the characters actually said, in which his task is the same as that of the dramatic author, but must also describe the tone, the look, the gesture, with which their speech was accompanied, — telling, in short, all which, in the drama, it becomes the province...
Page 295 - Crown Cases reserved for Consideration, and decided by the Twelve Judges of England, from the year 1799 to the year 1824. By William Oldnall Russell, and Edward Ryan, of Lincoln's Inn, Esqrs.