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Oh , but , my friend ! to think what a blow I am to give to all her future prospects —
how I am to strike her very soul to the earth , by telling her that her husband is a
beggar ! that she is to forego all the elegancies of life - all the pļeasures of ...
He was naturally a thirsty soul , and was soon tempted to repeat the draught .
One taste provoked another ; and he reiterated his visits to the flagon so often ,
that at length his senses were overpowered , his eyes swam in his head , his
There are some strokes of calamity that scathe and scorch the soul that penetrate
to the vital seat of happiness and blast it , never again to put forth bud or blossom
. She never objected to frequent the haunts of pleasure , but she was as much ...
If thou art a child , and hast ever added a sorrow to the soul , or a furrow to the
silvered brow of an affectionate parent – if thou art a husband , and hast ever
caused the fond bosom that ventured its whole happiness in thy arms , to doubt
Again the pealing organ heaves its thrilling thunders , compressing air into music
, and rolling it forth upon the soul . What long - drawn cadences ! What solemn
sweeping conconds ! It grows more and more dense and powerful — it fills the ...
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LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - haloedrain - LibraryThing
4 stars for Rip Van Winkle and Sleepy Hollow. The rest are skippable, they read like the kind of op-ed that spawns lots of other op-eds and blog posts disagreeing with each other. قراءة التقييم بأكمله
LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - JBD1 - LibraryThing
I had read "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" before, but I picked this up to read the other essays included in the collection. "The Art of Book-making" (about a visit to the British ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله