Meister Karl's Sketch-book

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Parry & McMillan, 1855 - Europe - 332 pages

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Page 15 - I allow well ; so that he be such a one that hath the language, and hath been in the country before ; whereby he may be able to tell them what things are worthy to be seen in the country where they...
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Page 87 - Tis midnight: on the mountains brown The cold, round moon shines deeply down; Blue roll the waters, blue the sky Spreads like an ocean hung on high, Bespangled with those isles of light, So wildly, spiritually bright; Who ever gazed upon them shining And turn'd to earth without repining, Nor wish'd for wings to flee away, And mix with their eternal ray?
Page 103 - Everywhere I see around me rise the wondrous world of Art : Fountains wrought with richest sculpture standing in the common mart...
Page 35 - In being's floods, in action's storm, I walk and work, above, beneath, Work and weave in endless motion ! Birth and death, An infinite ocean; A seizing and giving The fire of the living : 'Tis thus at the roaring loom of time I ply, And weave for God the garment thou seest him by.
Page 109 - O Woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made, When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou ! — Scarce were the piteous accents said, When, with the Baron's casque, the maid To the nigh streamlet ran.
Page 357 - Judging from this volume, the very skeleton of his discourse has more energy than the entire body of some men's pulpit oratory."—N.
Page 233 - The kissing business Is entirely out of my line ; And I certainly will not begin it On a countenance ugly as thine...
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