The Bijou: An Annual of Literature and the Arts, Volume 2

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Page 234 - Unthread the rude eye of rebellion, And welcome home again discarded faith. Seek out king John, and fall before his feet ; For, if the French be lords of this loud day, He...
Page 287 - With music strong and saintly song To wander through the forest bare, Lest aught unholy loiter there.
Page 196 - I pray you Master Lieutenant, see me safe up, and for my coming down let me shift for myself.
Page 211 - I never liked your manner toward me better than when you kissed me last: for I love when daughterly love and dear charity hath no leisure to look to worldly courtesy. Farewell, my dear child, and pray for me, and I shall for you and all your friends, that we may merrily meet in Heaven.
Page 210 - Our Lord bless you, good daughter, and your good husband and your little boy, and all yours, and all my children and all my god-children, and all our friends. Recommend me, when ye may, to my good daughter Cicily, whom I beseech 20 our Lord to comfort.
Page 77 - The brave man is not he who feels no fear, . For that were stupid and irrational, But he, whose noble soul its fear subdues, And bravely dares the danger nature shrinks from.
Page 199 - ... yet when he considered that it would be both great grief and some shame also to the eldest to see her younger sister preferred before her in marriage, he then of a certain pity framed his fancy towards her, and soon after married her...
Page 78 - To the northward, the remnant of the combined fleets was making for Cadiz. The Achille, with the tricoloured ensign still displayed, had burnt to the water's edge about a mile from us, and our tenders and boats were using every effort to save the brave fellows who had so gloriously defended her ; but only two hundred and fifty were rescued, and she blew up with a tremendous explosion.
Page 218 - More, and she had kept it some se'nnight very carefully ; but at last the beggar had notice where her dog was, and presently she came to complain to Sir Thomas, as he was sitting in his hall, that his lady withheld her dog from her. Presently my Lady was sent for, and the dog brought with her ; which Sir Thomas, taking in his hands, caused his wife, because she was the worthier person, to stand at the upper end of the hall, and the beggar at the lower end, and saying that he sat there to do every...
Page 288 - He kissed her forehead as he spake, And Geraldine in maiden wise Casting down her large bright eyes, With blushing cheek and courtesy fine She turned her from Sir Leoline; Softly gathering up her train, That o'er her right arm fell again; And folded her arms across her chest, And couched her head upon her breast, And looked askance at Christabel — Jesu, Maria, shield her well! A snake's small eye blinks dull and shy, And the lady's eyes they shrunk in her head, Each shrunk up to a serpent's eye,...

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