Letters of James Russell Lowell, المجلد 1

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Harper & brothers, 1893 - 3 من الصفحات
An escaped snake finds many clever places to hide throughout a house, while the boy who brought him home continues to search for him.

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الصفحة 313 - Who is it that says most that can say more Than this rich praise,—that you alone are you ? In whose confine immured is the store Which should example where your equal grew." should read, I think, as I have corrected in margin. After " dignifies his story " should be a colon for a comma. Sonnet
الصفحة 313 - not a semicolon. Sonnet xcviii. : " They were but sweet, but figures of delight." This is nonsense. Only sweet ? What more can a man ask in this life ? Shakespeare wrote, " They were, best sweet, but," etc. Sonnet cxv. : " When I was certain o'er incertainty, Crowning the present, doubting of the rest.
الصفحة 97 - To what can I liken her smiling Upon me, her kneeling lover? How it leaped from her lips to her eyelids And dimpled her wholly over, Till her outstretched hands smiled also. And I almost seemed to see The very heart of her mother Sending sun through her veins to me !
الصفحة 15 - As through the garden's desert paths I rove, What fond illusions swarm in every grove ! Childhood's loved group revisits every scene, The tangled woodwalk and the tufted green !" ROGERS. How exactly do these descriptions suit with my present situation ! " Old mansion," " desert walks,
الصفحة 15 - guest, Points to the master's eyes (where'er they roam) His wistful face, and whines a welcome home." CAMPBELL. " Mark yon old mansion frowning through the trees, Whose hollow turret woos the whistling breeze. That casement, arch'd with ivy's brownest shade, First to these eyes the light of heaven convey'd
الصفحة 385 - I see you walking in an air of glory Whose light doth trample on my days." We, meanwhile, are to go through the agonies of a
الصفحة 101 - 1845. My dear Friend,— . . . Poe, I am afraid, is wholly lacking in that element of manhood which, for want of a better name, we call character. It is something quite distinct from genius—though all great geniuses are endowed with it. Hence we always think of Dante Alighieri, of Michael Angelo, of Will Shakespeare, of John
الصفحة 109 - Elmwood, 1848. ... I, for one, came into the antislavery ranks after the chief burthen and heat of the day were over, and I would always bear in mind that excellent saying of old Fuller, that " there is more required to make one valiant than to call Cranmer and
الصفحة 150 - If you prick them do they not bleed? If you tickle them do they not laugh ? If you poison them do they not die ? If you wrong them shall they not revenge? Nay, I will go a step farther, and ask if all this do not apply to parsons also ? Even they are human.
الصفحة 154 - Wut's words to them whose faith an' truth On War's red techstone rang true metal, Who ventered life an' love an' youth Flashed on afore the charge's thunder. Tippin

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