MacMillan's Magazine, Volume 75

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Sir George Grove, David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris

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Page 351 - Cressid's name the very crown of falsehood, If ever she leave Troilus ! Time, force, and death, Do to this body what extremes you can ; But the strong base and building of my love Is as the very centre of the earth, Drawing all things to it.
Page 267 - The meaning of Song goes deep. Who is there that, in logical words, can express the effect music has on us? A kind of inarticulate unfathomable speech, which leads us to the edge of the Infinite, and lets us for moments gaze into that!
Page 426 - Ten thousand great ideas filled his mind ; But with the clouds they fled, and left no trace behind.
Page 346 - Yestreen, when to the trembling string, The dance gaed through the lighted ha', To thee my fancy took its wing — I sat, but neither heard nor saw. Though this was fair, and that was braw, And yon the toast of a...
Page 426 - To noontide shades incontinent he ran, Where purls the brook with sleep-inviting sound ; Or when Dan Sol to slope his wheels began, Amid the broom he bask'd...
Page 193 - Oh the corroding, torturing, tormenting thoughts, that disturb the brain of the unlucky wight, who must draw upon it for daily sustenance ! Henceforth I retract all my fond complaints of mercantile employment ; look upon them as lovers
Page 351 - ... the latter part of the tragedy is nothing but a confusion of drums and trumpets, excursions and alarms. The chief persons, who give name to the tragedy, are left alive; Cressida is false, and is not punished.
Page 266 - I told him that it affected me to such a degree, as often to agitate my nerves painfully, producing in my mind alternate sensations of pathetic dejection, so that I was ready to shed tears ; and of daring resolution, so that I was inclined to rush into the thickest part of the battle. " Sir," said he, " I should never hear it, if it made me such a fool.
Page 340 - If seeing and acknowledging the lies of the world, Arthur, as see them you can with only too fatal a clearness, you submit to them without any protest...

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