The Unfortunate Man, Band 1

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Harper & brothers, 1835
 

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Seite 208 - This above all, — to thine own self be true; And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man. Farewell: my blessing season this in thee!
Seite 208 - The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel ; But do not dull thy palm with entertainment Of each new-hatch'd, unfledg'd comrade.
Seite 69 - Extolling patience as the truest fortitude, And to the bearing well of all calamities, All chances incident to man's frail life, Consolatories writ With studied argument, and much persuasion sought, Lenient of grief and anxious thought.
Seite 208 - Beware Of entrance to a quarrel, but being in, Bear't that the opposed may beware of thee. Give every man thine ear, but few thy voice; Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgment.
Seite 207 - Thus Adam look'd when from the garden driven, And thus disputed orders sent from heaven ; — Like him I go, but yet to go am loth ; Like him I go, for angels drove us both : Hard was his fate, but mine still more unkind ; His Eve went with him, but mine stays behind.
Seite 132 - And first one universal shriek there rush'd, Louder than the loud ocean, like a crash Of echoing thunder; and then all was hush'd, Save the wild wind and the remorseless dash Of billows; but at intervals there gush'd, Accompanied with a convulsive splash, A solitary shriek, the bubbling cry Of some strong swimmer in his agony.
Seite 3 - They parted— ne'er to meet again! But never either found another To free the hollow heart from paining— They stood aloof, the scars remaining, Like cliffs which had been rent asunder; A dreary sea now flows between. But neither heat, nor frost, nor thunder, Shall wholly do away, I ween, The marks of that which once hath been.
Seite 6 - The cloud-capt towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself; * Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve, And, like the baseless fabric of a vision, Leave not a wreck behind.
Seite 9 - Too-Too's musical voice, sounding strangely to the ear from so great a height, and beheld him peeping down upon me from out his leafy covert, he always recalled to my mind Dibdin's lines — "There's a sweet little cherub that sits up aloft, To look out for the life of poor Jack.
Seite 8 - For who the devil doth not know That titles and estates bestow , An ample stock, where'er they fall, Of graces which we mental call ? Beggars, in every age and nation, Are rogues and fools by situation ; The rich and great are understood To be of course both wise and good...

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