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الصفحة 48 - And now there came both mist and snow, And it grew wondrous cold: And ice, mast-high, came floating by, As green as emerald.
الصفحة 294 - His whole property is then immediately taxed from two to ten per cent. Besides the probate, large fees are demanded for burying him in the chancel ; his virtues are handed down to posterity on taxed marble ; and he is then gathered to his fathers — to be taxed no more.
الصفحة 35 - Doll every day had walk'd these treacherous roads; Her neck grew warpt beneath autumnal loads Of various fruit : she now a basket bore ; That head, alas! shall basket bear no more. Each booth she frequent past, in quest of gain, And boys with pleasure heard her shrilling strain Ah, Doll ! all mortals must resign their breath, And industry itself submit to death ! The cracking crystal yields ; she sinks, she dies, Her head, chopt off, from her lost shoulders flies ; Pippins...
الصفحة 154 - They came up from the water like the gentle thrills of a musical chord, or the faint vibrations of a wine-glass when its rim is rubbed by a wet finger. It was not one sustained note, but a multitude of tiny sounds, each clear and distinct in itself ; the sweetest treble mingling with the lowest bass.
الصفحة 294 - ... on every fresh value that is added to it by the industry of man — taxes on the sauce which pampers man's appetite, and the drug that restores him to health — on the ermine which decorates the judge, and the rope which hangs the criminal — on the poor man's salt, and the rich man's spice— on the brass nails of the coffin, and ihe ribands of the bride — at bed or board, couchant or levant, we must pay.
الصفحة 162 - The wind goeth toward the south, and turneth about unto the north; it whirleth about continually, and the wind returneth again according to his circuits.
الصفحة 6 - Here the Khan Kubla commanded a palace to be built, and a stately garden thereunto. And thus ten miles of fertile ground were inclosed with a wall.
الصفحة 168 - All right, now hoist away ." and up went the ladder, till the foot came to the edge of our ledge, where it was lashed in firmly to the neck. We then hauled away on the guy to steady it, and made it fast; a line was passed over by the lead-line to hold on, and up went Lloyd, screeching and hallooing, and we all three scrambled after him.