Mephistophiles [!] in England, Or, The Confessions of a Prime Minister, Band 2

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Seite 192 - Nature never did betray The heart that loved her; 'tis her privilege Through all the years of this our life, to lead From, joy to joy: for she can so inform The mind that is within us, so impress With quietness and beauty, and so feed With lofty thoughts, that neither evil tongues, Rash judgments, nor the sneers of selfish men, Nor greetings where no kindness is, nor all The dreary intercourse of daily life, Shall e'er prevail against us, or disturb Our cheerful faith...
Seite 192 - tis her privilege, Through all the years of this our life, to lead From joy to joy: for she can so inform The mind that is within us, so impress With quietness and beauty, and so feed With lofty thoughts, that neither evil tongues, Rash judgments, nor the sneers of selfish men, Nor greetings where no kindness is, nor all The dreary intercourse of daily life, Shall e'er prevail against us, or disturb Our cheerful faith, that all which we behold Is full of blessings.
Seite 66 - Turkey carpets, to have been expressly designed not to resemble anything in the heavens above, in the earth beneath, or in the waters under the earth.
Seite 74 - I could see them established more generally, and I hope the time is not far distant when I shall...
Seite 124 - ... Deserts of Arabia, being male and female/' Fawkes, the conjuror, was now dead, but Pinchbeck carried on the show, in conjunction with his late partner's son, and issued the following announcement:— " This is to give notice, that Mr. Pinchbeck and Fawkes, who have had the honour to perform before the Royal Family, and most of the Nobility and Gentry in the Kingdom with great applause, during the time of Southwark Fair, will divert the Publick with the following surprising Entertainments, at...
Seite 50 - If I might be allowed to make a suggestion, I should say it would do you service at the present moment were you to exhibit the great talents you undoubtedly possess.
Seite 133 - The pride of the world and the queen of the sea! Spring adorneth thy limbs with bright emerald studs, Summer bathes thy proud head with her fresh falling floods; Thy rich flowing tresses doth autumn caress, And winter flings o'er thee his frost-spangled dress.
Seite 76 - Rutherford's critical judgement and intuitive power have called forth a revolution in science by inducing him to throw himself with his unique energy into the study of a phenomenon, the importance of which would probably escape other investigators on account of the smallness and apparently spurious...
Seite 121 - With hunger more than human zest; Though bringing poison to the blood And anguish to the breast. Like vultures upon carrion fare Whene'er their own was gone.
Seite 121 - Spread there their unresisted lure, For baits to prove the proud man's curse, And keep the miser poor. In his palsied hand the monarch gave That knelt his throne before; Gorging the food like worms i...

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