The Waverley Novels, Band 7

A. and C. Black, 1860

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Seite 361 - I hear a voice, you cannot hear, Which says, I must not stay; I see a hand, you cannot see, Which beckons me away.
Seite 29 - Burn all the statutes and their shelves: They stir us up against our kind ; And worse, against ourselves. " We have a passion, make a law, Too false to guide us or control ! And for the law itself we fight In bitterness of soul. And, puzzled, blinded thus, we lose Distinctions that are plain and few : These find I graven on my heart : That tells me what to do.
Seite 29 - For why ? — because the good old rule Sufficeth them, the simple plan, That they should take, who have the power, And they should keep who can.
Seite 350 - It happened one day about noon, going towards my boat, I was exceedingly surprised with the print of a man's naked foot on the shore, which was very^ plain to be seen in the sand.
Seite 30 - He tamed, who foolishly aspires ; While to the measure of his might Each fashions his desires. All kinds, and creatures, stand and fall By strength of prowess or of wit : 'Tis God's appointment who must sway, And who is to submit. Since, then, the rule of right is plain, And longest life is but a day ; To have my ends, maintain my rights, I'll take the shortest way.
Seite 171 - It was a young lady, the loveliness of whose very striking features was enhanced by the animation of the chase and the glow of the exercise, mounted on a beautiful horse, jet black, unless where he was necked by spots of the snow-white foam which embossed his bridle.
Seite 153 - The Scots are poor, cries surly English pride. True is the charge ; nor by themselves denied. Are they not, then, in strictest reason clear, Who wisely come to mend their fortunes here?

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