Famous Beauties and Historic Women: A Gallery of Croquis Biographiques, المجلد 2

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الصفحة 26 - Unlike the heroes of each ancient race, Demons in act, but Gods at least in face, In Conrad's form seems little to admire, Though his dark eyebrow shades a glance of fire...
الصفحة 7 - Emily had yet seen. The sun had just sunk below the top of the mountains she was descending, whose long shadow stretched athwart the valley, but his sloping rays, shooting through an opening of the cliffs, touched with a yellow gleam the summits of the forest, that hung upon the opposite steeps, and streamed in full splendour upon the towers and battlements of a castle, that spread its extensive ramparts along the brow of a precipice above. The splendour of these illumined objects was heightened...
الصفحة 25 - His figure was striking, but not so from grace; it was tall, and, though extremely thin, his limbs were large and uncouth, and as he stalked along, wrapt in the black garments of his order, there was something terrible in its air; something almost superhuman.
الصفحة 8 - There,' said Montoni, speaking for the first time in several hours, ' is Udolpho.' Emily gazed with melancholy awe upon the castle, which she understood to be...
الصفحة 27 - Such might it be— that none could truly tellToo close inquiry his stern glance would quell. There breathe but few whose aspect might defy The full encounter of his searching eye : He had the skill, when Cunning's gaze would seek To probe his heart and watch his changing check, At once the observer's purpose to espy.
الصفحة 212 - It is impossible to express with what a heavy heart I parted with you when I was by the water's side. I could have given my life to have come back, though I knew my own weakness so much that I durst not, for I knew I should have exposed myself to the company. I did for a great while, with a perspective glass, look upon the cliffs, in hopes I might have had one sight of you.
الصفحة 8 - Silent, lonely and sublime, it seemed to stand the sovereign of the scene, and to frown defiance on all, who dared to invade its solitary reign.
الصفحة 223 - And as for the company she keeps, it is with her as with most other people. I fancy that their lot in the world makes them move with some out of civility rather than choice; and I really believe, for one that is so much in the way of company, she has less acquaintance than any one upon earth. I hope, since in some part of your letter you seem to give credit to a thing, because I said it was so, you will be as just in what I have said now about Hill; for I would not have any one hardly thought of...
الصفحة 30 - ... of Naples. Frequently, as they glided round a promontory, whose shaggy masses impended far over the sea, such magic scenes of beauty unfolded, adorned by these dancing groups on the bay beyond, as no pencil could do justice to. The deep clear waters reflected every image of the landscape; the cliffs, branching...
الصفحة 229 - Conduct, p. -Ii7. my papers any apparent effect on her majesty, except that after my coming to town, as she was passing by me, in order to receive the communion, she looked with much good-nature, and very graciously smiled upon me. But the smile and. pleasant look, I had reason afterwards to think, were given to Bishop Taylor and the common prayer-book, and not to me...

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