Dame Rethoryke moder of eloquence Moost elegaunt moost pure and gloryous With lust delyte, blysse, honour and reverence Within her parlour fresshe and precyous Was set a quene, whose speche delycyous Her audytours gan to all Joye converte Eche worde of her myght ravysshe every herte.
Shall not this hand reache to this hart the knife That maye bereve bothe sight and life away, And in the shadowes darke to seke her ghoste And wander there with her?
So, again, as to the French Revolution, not yet arrived at the atrocities which it speedily reached,--he saw no need of making war upon it.
'--Devotion to Dress.--A Great Gentleman.--Anecdotes of Brummell.-- 'Don't forget, Brum: Goose at Four!'--Offers of Intimacy resented.--Never in love.--Brummell out Hunting.--Anecdote of Sheridan and Brummell.--The Beau's Poetical Efforts.--The Value of a Crooked Sixpence.--The Breach with the Prince of Wales.--'Who's your Fat Friend?'--The Climax is reached.--The Black-mail of Calais.--George the Greater and George the Less.--An Extraordinary Step.--Down the Hill of Life.--A Miserable Old Age.--In the Hospice Du Bon Sauveur.--O Young Men of this Age, be warned!
All that might have been,--what might be still,--the happiness cast away, and perhaps yet within my reach,--the temptation of the Devil, who appealed to my cowardice, to fly from Flora, break my vows, risk my honor and her life, for Margaret,--all this rushed through me tumultuously.
It is the worst of reactions;--the country, after its first outburst, had sunk into quietude, the lethargy of inaction.
Reader,--The divines of the old heathens were their moral philosophers.
asks the inquisitive reader.--The grisini are bread idealized, bread under the form of walking-sticks a third of a little finger in diameter, and from which every the least particle of crumb has been carefully eliminated.
The following is an epitome of the yearly meteorological report for 1867, for which I am indebted to Professor Dove: Barometrical readings.--The average height of the mercury was, in 1867, 755.5; in 1865, 754.57; and in 1866, 753.37 millimeters.
1) the reading,--"The foolish coroners of that age found it was Hero of Sestos," instead of the unmeaning one, "chroniclers."
We perceive scarcely any of that peculiar stiffness of style which makes so many otherwise excellent translations painful to read,--the stiffness as of one walking in new boots,--the result of dressing the words of one language in the grammatical construction of another.
When it is all done I feel as I used to in my strenuous working days, when, after midnight, all the rest of the world--my little world--being calmly asleep, I cuddled down in the corner of my couch to read;--the world is mine!
Or thus: "The Present tense has three distinct forms;--the simple; as, 'I read;'--the emphatic; as, 'I do read;'--and the progressive; as, 'I am reading.
How shall the ritual, then, be read?--the requiem how be sung By you--by yours, the evil eye,--by yours, the slanderous tongue That did to death the innocence that died, and died so young?"
When the time for the marriage has come,--in other words, when the girl's parents are ready,--the girl, her mother assisting her, packs the new lodge and her own things on the horses, and moves out into the middle of the circle--about which all the lodges of the tribe are arranged--and there the new lodge is unpacked and set up.
The truth of infinite value he teaches is "realism,"--the doctrine that all truth and beauty are to be attained by a reverent and faithful study of nature, and not, as a reviewer expresses it, "by substituting vague forms, bred by imagination on the mists of feeling, in place of definite, substantial reality.
Die Haupsaetze Kants und Schopenhauers, 1879; the same, Die realistiche und die idealistische Anschauung entwickelt an Kants Idealitaet von Raum und Zeit, 1884; H. Romundt, Antaeus, neuer Aufbau der Lehre Kants ueber Seele, Freiheit, und Gott, 1882; the same, Grundlegung zur Reform der Philosophie, vereinfachte und erweiterte Darstellung von Kants Kritik der reinen Vernunft, 1885; the same, Die Vollendung des Socrates, Kants Grundlegung zur Reform der Sittenlehre; the same, Ein neuer Paulus, Kants Grundlegung zu einer sicheren Lehre von der Religion, 1886; the same, Die drei Fragen Kants, 1887; A. Krause, Populaere Darstellung von Kants Kritik der reinen Vernunft, 1881; K. Lasswitz, Die Lehre Kants von der Idealitaet des Raumes und der Zeit, 1883; Wilhelm Muenz, Die Grundlagen der Kantischen Erkenntnisstheorie, 2d ed.,
There was really little she could tell these clever young people, who amazed and attracted her by their reality,--the unrealities of "intensity" and "modernity" and the rest had, of course, already begun in London,--but she represented to them the sparkle of the new beauty and truth they loved.
But really'--he turned to me again--'but very sincerely, all that there is of most sincerely, dear madame, your libretto is made with a virtuosity astonishing.
And it made a noise, he declared--but really"--the speaker stopped and gave a short laugh--"it's too absurd--" "Please!"
After my two explorations in unknown realms,--the one voluntary, looking at the painting on the wall, the other involuntary, looking at a human soul in sorrow,--I resolved to shut my eyes to all that they ought not to see; and therefore I stationed myself in the green glade of a chair, and very properly decided that the only thing I would look at should be the fire.
This is Avery in her everyday mood--sweet and kind and reasonable,--the Avery we all know and love--with just a hint of what the French call 'diablerie' to make her--tout-a-fait adorable."
"No," replied Watson gloomily, "and for a good reason,--he is not in town.
He gives no reasons,--he sternly commands; and the king obeys, being evidently awed by the imperious voice of the divine ambassador.
Dryden has himself assigned the following reasons:--"The plot, the characters, the wit, the passions, the descriptions, are all exalted above the level of common converse, as high as the imagination of the poet can carry them, with proportion to verisimility.
The gay Widow" from certain gregarious propensities, resided with a couple of female servants in a small house, situated in the most public street of the town; which I know, for this reason,--the principal court of our college was opposite to it, and its gateway was the approved lounge, from morning till night, of the most idle and impudent amongst us.
And what is the Reason?--The spirit in its presence to the understanding abstractedly from its presence in the will,--nay, in many, during the negation of the latter.
and Reason?"--The Common Room Cat--Visit to Jersey--Purity of elections--Parliamentary Representation--Various literary projects--Letters to Miss E. Rix--Being happy--"A Tangled Tale"--Religious arguments--The "Alice" Operetta--"Alice's Adventures Underground"--"The Game of Logic"--Mr.
And not without reason.--The suit is going on, and they are demanding capital and interest to such an amount that a hundred of my sort could not meet the claims.
It must have been a profound satisfaction to Mr. Lincoln that he lived to see the total collapse of the rebellion,--the fall of Richmond, the surrender of Lee, and the flight of Jefferson Davis,--the complete triumph of the cause which it was intrusted to him to guard.
The rebels"--the major spoke a little more confidently than had been his wont--"The rebels have retreated into the high country, near the borders of Connecticut, where they have inveterate nests of the disaffected in their rear."
He made an assault upon a strong fortification, also, and though his advance line met with a rebuff,--the Moesians making a sally against it, because they thought these were all of the enemy,--still, when he came to the rescue with his whole remaining army he both cut his opponents down in open fight and annihilated them by an ambuscade.
Being permitted to address the people before his execution,--with the hope on the part of his tormentors that he would publicly confirm his recantation,--he first supplicated the mercy and forgiveness of Almighty God, and concluded his speech with these memorable words: "And now I come to the great thing that troubleth my conscience more than anything I ever did or said, even the setting forth of writings contrary to the truth, which I now renounce and refuse,--those things written with my own hand contrary to the truth I thought in my heart, and writ for fear of death and to save my life.
hennes He answerd to them that he was so vsed and accustomed wyth theyr chydynge that the chydynges of them ne of estrangers dyde hym no greef ne harme/ gyue thou place to hym that brawleth or chydeth/ and in suffrynge hym thou shalt be his vaynquysshour/ And Cathon fayth whan thou lyuyst ryghtfully recche the not of the wordes of euyll peple/ And therfore it is sayd in a comyn prouerbe/ he that well doth reccheth not who seeth hit/ & hit is not in our power to lette men to speke.
The gymnasia were universally frequented; and the great prizes of the games, bestowed for feats of strength and agility, were regarded as the highest honors which men could receive,--the subject of the poet's ode and the people's admiration.
I must confess, however, very fairly, that it always appeared to me quite surprising, and that it is still a mystery which I do not clearly understand, how it is possible for these poor people to be so comfortably fed upon the small allowances which they receive.--The facts, however, are not only certain, but they are notorious.
The agony was too recent,--the blighting of all her hopes too sudden for resignation and peace to come into her soul at once.
Recherche Suppers at Serre Sucrerie.
Underneath he never ceased to be conscious of the dreadful specter that would not be gone--that stood impassive and immovable as one of the mountains about him, waiting for him to come to it and face it and live his day of reckoning,--the day of his own judgment upon himself.
But Toad-in-the-hole always "reclaimed"--he was even angry at comparisons. "
If at the price Of this one silly hair, in spite of Thee, I could reclothe these wan bones with his manhood, And clasp to my shrunk heart my hero's self-- I would not give it!
They look up, they lean up, they exchange pensive smiles of recognition,--the steward comes, no fiend this time, but a ministering angel, and, lo!
I saw him withdraw his glove, and move the jewelled hand across his hair while passing the solemn butler, who gave it a quick recognition;--the next moment we were seated.
And when, to crown all, the First Lieutenant, whose business it is to welcome all new-corners, and assign them their quarters: when this officer—none of the most bland or amiable either—gives him number after number to recollect—246—139—478—351—the poor fellow feels like decamping.
He said--" she shivered at the recollection--"he said he'd fix him--he'd get even with him.
Something imaginary, based on your recollections,--the incidents of the War of 1812, for instance;--but, at any rate, a regular "to be continued" "piece de resistance" Yours ever.
SERVIBILIS They are about to recommence;--the play, Will be the last of seven, and spick-span new-- 'Tis usual here that number to present.
The Tell-tale, and what it said.--Jerry's Decision.--The Ride.--A Reconnoissance.--The Indian Camp.--Military Rule.--A Happy Thought.--The Rifle-shot.--The Rescue.--How Ned obeyed the Lieutenant's Orders.--On the Rampage.--Hal on Hand.--The Spoils.--Rejoicings over Juanita's Return.--What Tom says.--Ned wounded.--A Mountain Carriage.--Arrival at the Fort.--The Little Gold Ring.--Good-bye, Juanita.--"Disrispict.
At subsequent successive meetings of the General (State) Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church, (to which I had been delegated from a little parish on Staten Island,) the names of Washington Irving and Fenimore Cooper were both recorded,--the latter representing Christ Church, Cooperstown.