The Last Man, Band 1

Cover
Carey, Lea and Blanchard, 1833
 

Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben

Es wurden keine Rezensionen gefunden.

Ausgewählte Seiten

Inhalt

I
3
II
9
III
19
IV
33
V
44
VI
57
VII
70
VIII
81
X
105
XI
121
XII
137
XIII
147
XIV
161
XV
177
XVI
191
XVII
201

IX
94

Andere Ausgaben - Alle anzeigen

Häufige Begriffe und Wortgruppen

Beliebte Passagen

Seite 199 - Our political system is placed in a just correspondence and symmetry with the order of the world, and with the mode of existence decreed to a permanent body composed of transitory parts; wherein, by the disposition of a stupendous wisdom, moulding together the great mysterious incorporation of the human race...
Seite 47 - She dwelt among the untrodden ways Beside the springs of Dove, A Maid whom there were none to praise And very few to love : A violet by a mossy stone Half hidden from the eye! Fair as a star, when only one Is shining in the sky.
Seite 35 - Nobles, and sons of nobles, patentees, Monopolists, and stewards of this poor farm, On whose lean sheep sit the prophetic crows. Here is the pomp that strips the houseless orphan, Here is the pride that breaks the desolate heart, These are the lilies glorious as Solomon, Who toil not, neither do they spin, — unless It be the webs they catch poor rogues withal.
Seite 133 - My good fellow," said Raymond, " this is neither the time nor place for the delivery of a moral lecture : take my word for it that my amusements and society are not so bad as you imagine. We are neither hypocrites or fools — for the rest, ' Dost thou think because thou art virtuous, that there shall be no more cakes and ale...
Seite 125 - Common affection might have been satisfied with common usages. I believed that you read my heart, and knew its devotion, its unalienable fidelity towards you. I never loved any but you. You came the embodied image of my fondest dreams. The praise of men, power and high aspirations attended your career. Love for you invested the world for me in enchanted light; it was no longer the earth I trod the earth, common mother, yielding only trite and stale repetition of objects and circumstances old and...
Seite 127 - I possessed of the luxuries of life came from him. He gave me an illustrious name and noble station; the world's respect reflected from his own glory: all this joined to his own undying love, inspired me with sensations towards him, akin to those with which we regard the Giver of life. I gave him love only. I devoted myself to him: imperfect creature that I was, I took myself to task, that I might become worthy of him. I watched over my hasty temper, subdued my burning impatience of character, schooled...

Bibliografische Informationen