The Romance of History: France, Volume 2

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Harper, 1831 - France
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Page 110 - Some heavenly music, which even now I do, To work mine end upon their senses that This airy charm is for, I'll break my staff, Bury it certain fathoms in the earth, And deeper than did ever plummet sound I'll drown my book.
Page 152 - By heaven, methinks it were an easy leap, To pluck bright honour from the pale-faced moon, Or dive into the bottom of the deep, Where fathom-line could never touch the ground, And pluck up drowned honour by the locks...
Page 242 - I'll be wise hereafter, And seek for grace : What a thrice-double ass Was I, to take this drunkard for a god, And worship this dull fool ! Pro.
Page 14 - ... the core ! Good night, Miss Grey." When Trafford found himself in his room, having refused the Earl's invitation to come and have a talk, he uttered an exclamation against the size of the fire. " I am afraid I have taken more wine than was good for me," he said to himself, and dismissing his valet, he opened the window and looked out into the night. It was clear and profoundly still — the mass of leafless woods all black, and a dark bank of cloud coming slowly up from the west ; but directly...
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Page 103 - ... found the sword and dagger lying flat on the ground, the sword having the point broken — but he saw the point among some powder where the devil had laid it. Having waited...

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