Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 16 (Google eBook)

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Richard Bentley, 1844
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Page 445 - For time at last sets all things even And if we do but watch the hour, There never yet was human power Which could evade, if unforgiven, The patient search and vigil long Of him who treasures up a wrong.
Page 598 - Avaunt ! and quit my sight ! let the earth hide thee ! Thy bones are marrowless, thy blood is cold ; Thou hast no speculation in those eyes Which thou dost glare with.
Page 442 - That, viewing it, we seem almost to obtain Our innocent sweet simple years again. This fond attachment to the well-known place, Whence first we started into life's long race, Maintains its hold with such unfailing sway, We feel it e'en in age, and at our latest day.
Page 309 - When in a wood we leave the certain way, One error fools us, though we various stray, Some to the left, and some to t'other side.
Page 297 - The next time Mr. Selwyn calls, show him up. If I am alive, I shall be delighted to see him ; and if I am dead, he will be glad to see me.
Page 601 - ... he cometh to you with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the well-enchanting skill of music; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you, with a tale which holdeth children from play and old men from the chimney corner...
Page 608 - The specimens will be placed upon the table at five o'clock precisely, when the business of the day will immediately commence. I have the honour to be, your most obedient servant, W. KITCHINER, Secretary. August, 1825 43, Warren Street, Fitzroy Square.
Page 277 - How shall I speak thee, or thy power address, Thou god of our idolatry, the press ? By thee, religion, liberty, and laws, Exert their influence, and advance their cause ; By thee, worse plagues than Pharaoh's land befell, Diffused, make earth the vestibule of hell : Thou fountain, at which drink the good and wise, Thou ever-bubbling spring of endless lies...
Page 241 - It is success that colours all in life ; Success makes fools admir'd, makes villains honest. All the proud virtue of this vaunting world Fawns on success and power, howe'er acquir'd.
Page 36 - DEAR native regions, I foretell, From what I feel at this farewell, That, wheresoe'er my steps may tend, And whensoe'er my course shall end, If in that hour a single tie Survive of local sympathy, My soul will cast the backward view, The longing look alone on you.

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