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Apollo Author beauty becomes better body boys brain brings CHAPTER character Church classic clear common completion course crown 8vo daughter developed dine dinner divine dreams drink Edition England English enjoy epigram existence faculties fear flower future girls give Greek grow hand happiness Holme House human husband ideas imagine infinite Italy keep King ladies late light literature live live long London longevity look marriage married master mean mind nature never noble opinion ordinary pass perfect persons POEMS poet poetic political present readers reason Second sense sermons sleep soul spirit story summer tell theory things thought tion trees true village wife wine wise write young
Page 34 - It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make man better be; Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sear. A lily of a day Is fairer far, in May, Although it fall and die that night; It was the plant and flower of light. In small proportions we just beauties see; And in short measures life may perfect be.
Page 96 - And lose to-morrow the ground won to-day — Ah ! do not we, wanderer ! await it too ? Yes, we await it! — but it still delays, And then we suffer! and amongst us one, Who most has suffer'd, takes dejectedly His seat upon the intellectual throne; And all his store of sad experience he Lays bare of wretched days...
Page 61 - The time is out of joint : — 0 cursed spite, That ever I was born to set it right!