Lil, Volume 1

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Page 253 - Qui fit, Maecenas, ut nemo, quam sibi sortem seu ratio dederit seu fors obiecerit, illa contentus vivat, laudet diversa sequentes...
Page 30 - And, seeing ignorance is the curse of God, Knowledge the wing wherewith we fly to heaven, Unless you be possess'd with devilish spirits, You cannot but forbear to murder me.
Page 268 - The sun's eye had a sickly glare, The earth with age was wan, The skeletons of nations were Around that lonely man.
Page 25 - Effingham used to express it, " from the crown of her head to the sole of her foot.
Page 138 - Why did she love him? Curious fool! — be still — Is human love the growth of human will?
Page 59 - ... that state of life into which it had pleased God to call her.
Page 30 - ... for the work. Such a student will no doubt often be charmed by the style and language of the book itself, be it Plato, Aristotle, Cicero, Bacon, Tacitus, Hume, or Gibbon ; but his main business will still be with the materials which his author supplies for new work. Foster. I cannot deny that there is a good deal of truth in what you say ; but I am glad to believe that, like a man who belongs to several London clubs, I belong to several of those limited classes of readers of old books, and that...
Page 7 - I am glad to see you. Where have you been all this long time ? I thought you had forgotten the old shop and me.

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