Parley's Magazine, Volumen 8

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C.S. Francis & Company, 1840

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Página 210 - Wandering o'er the heathy fells, Down within the woodland dells ; All among the mountains wild Dwelleth many a little child ! In the baron's hall of pride, By the poor man's dull fireside ; 'Mid the mighty, 'mid the mean, Little children may be seen, Like the flowers that spring up fair, Bright and countless, everywhere!
Página 180 - Immediately followed a chorus of catcalls, heightened by loud vociferations, and beating of sticks; when a fellow came from behind the curtain, and bowing, said, that if the performer did not appear, the money should be returned. At the same time a wag crying out from the pit, that if the ladies and gentlemen would give double prices, the conjurer would get into a pint bottle, presently a young gentleman in one of the boxes seized a lighted candle, and threw it on the stage.
Página 126 - In marble walls as white as milk, Lined with a skin as soft as silk, Within a fountain crystal clear, A golden apple doth appear. No doors there are to this stronghold, Yet thieves break in and steal the gold.
Página 214 - 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 39 - For all ye may believe ; And often in my spirit lies A clear light as of mid-day skies; And splendors on my vision rise, Like gorgeous hues of eve. 'I sit upon the stone, Annie, Beside our cottage door, And people say, 'that boy is blind,' And pity me, although I find A world of beauty in my mind, A never-ceasing store.
Página 186 - For their carriage it is very civill, smiles being the greatest grace of their mirth; their musick is lullabies to quiet their children, who generally are as quiet as if they had neither spleene or lungs. To heare one of these Indians unseene, a good eare might easily mistake their untaught voyce for the warbling of a well tuned instrument. Such command have they of their voices.
Página 217 - Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.
Página 13 - ... made by the fair hands of my good friend's consort. After tea yesterday, a noble cake was produced, and two bowls, containing the fortunate chances for the different sexes. Our host filled up the tickets ; the whole company, except the king and queen, were to be ministers of state, maids of honour, or ladies of the bed-chamber. Our kind host and hostess, whether by design or accident, became king and queen. According to Twelfthday law, each party is to support their character till midnight.
Página 100 - I speak without a tongue. Nought but one thing can confound me, Many voices joining round me ; Then I fret, and rave, and gabble, Like the labourers of Babel. Now I am a dog, or cow, I can bark, or I can low ; I can bleat, or I can sing, Like the warblers of the spring. Let the lovesick bard complain...

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