The Omnibus of Modern Romance: (Six Inside) ...

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J. Mowatt, 1844 - 266 páginas
 

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Página 170 - But who the melodies of morn can tell ? — The wild brook babbling down the mountain side ; The lowing herd ; the sheepfold's simple bell ; The pipe of early shepherd dim descried In the lone valley ; echoing far and wide, The clamorous horn along the cliffs above ; The hollow murmur of the ocean-tide ; The hum of bees ; the linnet's lay of love ; And the full choir that wakes the universal grove.
Página 121 - BY THE rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion. We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof: for there they that carried us away captive required of us a song ; And they that wasted us required of us mirth, saying, " Sing us one of the songs of Zion.
Página 89 - How gloriously her gallant course she goes! Her white wings flying — never from her foes — She walks the waters like a thing of life, And seems to dare the elements to strife.
Página 96 - twas Saturday night : Some sweetheart or wife that he loved as his life Each drank while he wish'd he could hail her ; But the standing toast that pleased the most Was — The wind that blows, the ship that goes, And the lass that loves a sailor...
Página 120 - ... and everywhere the woodpecker was heard, though he could not be seen. About noon we reached an Indian village, where we found the chief warrior on his death-bed. The hoary chief, weighed down with years, lay indulging the retrospect of the enemies that had fallen into his hands, and triumphing over the recollection of the groans produced by the infliction of slow torture. The only heaven he looked...
Página 246 - ... speak of to a point, and then I earnestly told her, and with considerable emotion, that I had some cause for jealousy, and that she must excuse the distraction of mind with which she saw me agitated. Having thus interested her feelings, I then turned the conversation with all my ingenuity on the time, and finally the place of guilt, relating several circumstances which the stranger, Sir Mandeville Webster, had mentioned concerning the discovery, and in which she had borne a part, even to the...
Página 242 - THE Marina was crowded with company, and the most distinguished of the Palermitan nobility in open carriages were enjoying the gayety of the summer evening, and the refreshing air that breathed gently from the bay. I had seated myself on the stone bench which runs along the dwarf wall, with my back to the sea, enjoying the active and cheerful scene, when a capuchin friar took a place beside me. He was a middle-aged man, with a pensive cast of countenance, and evidently suffering from infirmity. His...
Página 263 - ... left anything remaining. That most charming of girls, how she caresses the little ones, and kisses them, and gives to them all the rusks and the cakes that have escaped the fingers of Monsieur Gobble. Now she has had herself, the sweet child ! of the whole entertainment, no more than me — the smell.
Página 247 - You have lost no time since your arrival," replied he, a little proudly as I thought, " but I will call on you in the course of the day." We then parted. There was nothing in this sad interview to make me question what I had heard ; but, on the contrary, a strong confirmation of the justice of my jealousy. It was a spur in the side of my intent, to have the legal preliminaries for a divorce instituted without delay. By this time agitation had exhausted my strength, insomuch that...
Página 242 - The remains of a military manner regulated the tone of his voice, and he spoke of them with as much fortitude as if he had been describing the adventures of a campaign in which an old companion had perished. His voice was firm, but there was a restraint in the utterance that made the tale impressive, and, without pain, deeply affecting. It was, indeed, singular, and I more than once intimated that he had awakened my curiosity; but it was. not till one evening, when I happened to inquire how long...

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