Exercises in Rhetoric and English Composition (advanced Course)
Macmillan, 1893 - 222 Seiten
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Seite 119 - preserved to us the thoughtful foreheads of so many writers and statesmen, and the sweet smiles of so many noble matrons. It had induced Parr to suspend his labors in that dark and profound mine from which he had extracted a vast treasure of erudition, a treasure too often buried in the earth, too often
Seite 202 - no more escape than his coat-sleeve can suddenly fall into a new set of folds. On the whole, it is best he should not escape. It is well for the world that in most of us, by the age of thirty, the character has set like plaster, and will never soften again.
Seite 208 - My mariners, Souls that have toil'd, and wrought, and thought with me — That ever with a frolic welcome took The thunder and the sunshine, and opposed Free hearts, free foreheads — you and I are old; Old
Seite 70 - Now these Pilgrims, as I said, must needs go through this Fair. Well, so they did; but behold, even as they entered into the Fair, all the people in the Fair were moved, and the Town itself, as it were, in a hubbub about them; and that for several reasons.
Seite 36 - Though the root thereof wax old in the earth, and the stock thereof die in the ground; yet through the scent of water will it bud, and bring forth boughs like a plant.
Seite 204 - lamque faces et saxa volant — furor arma ministrat — ; Turn, pietate gravem ac mentis si forte virum quern Conspexere, silent arrectisque auribus adstant ; Ille regit dictis animos, et pectora mulcet : Sic cunctus pelagi cecidit fragor, aequora postquam Prospiciens genitor coeloque invectus aperto, Flectit equos, curruque volans dat lora secundo.
Seite 94 - of that field as a final resting-place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this; but in a larger sense we cannot dedicate, we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it far above our power to add or detract. The world
Seite 148 - Rubro sanguine rivos Lascivi suboles gregis. Te flagrantis atrox hora Caniculae Nescit tangere: tu frigus amabile Fessis vomere tauris Praebes, et pecori vago. Fies nobilium tu quoque fontium, Me dicente cavis impositam. ilicem Saxis, unde loquaces Lymphae desiliunt tuae.
Seite 67 - And the watchman cried, and told the king. And the king said, If he be alone, there is tidings in his mouth. And he came apace and drew near. And the watchman saw another man running: and the watchman called unto the porter, and said, Behold another man running alone. And the king said, He also bringeth tidings. And the
Seite 66 - A bystander advised. One of those omnipresent characters who, as if in pursuance of some previous arrangement, are certain to be encountered in the vicinity when an accident occurs, ventured the suggestion. He died. He deceased, he passed out of existence, his spirit quitted its earthly habitation, winged its way to eternity, shook off its burden, etc. 2.