The Hermitage-Zoar Note-book and Journal of Travel

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De Vinne Press, 1902 - 261 strán (strany)

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Strana 11 - I cannot eat but little meat, My stomach is not good ; But sure I think that I can drink With him that wears a hood. Though I go bare, take ye no care, I nothing am a-cold ; I stuff my skin so full within Of jolly good ale and old. Back and side go bare, go bare ; Both foot and hand go cold ; But, belly, God send thee good ale enough, Whether it be new or old.
Strana 239 - Give me the haunch of a buck to eat, and to drink Madeira old, And a gentle wife to rest with, and in my arms to fold, An Arabic book to study, a Norfolk cob to ride, And a house to live in shaded with trees, and near to a river side ; With such good things around me, and blessed with good health withal, Though I should live for a hundred years, for death I would not call.
Strana 217 - Come on therefore, let us enjoy the good things that are present : and let us speedily use the creatures like as in youth. Let us fill ourselves with costly wine and ointments : and let no flower of the spring pass by us. Let us crown ourselves with rosebuds before they be withered.
Strana 203 - Fond fool ! six feet shall serve for all thy store, And he that cares for most shall find no more.
Strana 234 - Do not blame me," he prays with a charming simplicity, "if any know Latin better than I, for every man must say what he says and do what he does according to his ability.
Strana 239 - Nationale, who have turned out as volunteers, are in many instances that corrupted scum of overgrown populations of which large cities purge themselves, and which, without constitution to support the fatigues, or courage to encounter the perils of war, have every vice and every disease which can render them the scourge of their friends and the scoff of their foes.
Strana 6 - The Grape that can with Logic absolute The Two-and-Seventy jarring Sects confute: The sovereign Alchemist that in a trice Life's leaden metal into Gold transmute; LX.
Strana 194 - Or waked to ecstasy the living lyre : But Knowledge to their eyes her ample page Rich with the spoils of Time did ne'er unroll; Chill Penury repress' d their noble rage, And froze the genial current of the soul.
Strana 243 - ... Rastignacs, the de Nucingens, and the rest of their crew lacked even the consciousness of guilt; they were simply the mechanical products of will; and they could not, therefore, qualify as tragic characters. It is their capacity for suffering that make Lucien and Raphael eligible for the role. "Whoever suffers in body or soul, or lacks power and money, is a Pariah in society,
Strana 222 - What is the country but a means of returning to our earliest youth, of finding again that faculty of happiness, that state of deep attention, that indifference to everything but pleasure and the present sensation, that facile joy which is a brimming spring ready to overflow at the least impulse...

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