Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 16

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Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith
Richard Bentley, 1844 - English literature

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Page 437 - 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 596 - 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 434 - 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 303 - 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 291 - 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 597 - ... 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 604 - 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 271 - 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 235 - 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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