"Missie,"--tears shone--"d' ain't nothin' in Gawd's worl' kin eveh make me a runaway niggeh f'om you!
According to his own account, when he paused in the crowded street tears would spring to his eyes,--tears of pure pleasure at the abundance of so much good life; and when he wrote, he simply interpreted that crowded human life of joy and sorrow, as Wordsworth interpreted the woods and waters, without any desire to change or to reform them.
I pray daily, almost hourly"--tears had evidently blotted this portion of the letter--"for you and Emily.
How beautifully he spoke about his mother!--tears glittered in his eyes then,--ah, there must be grace there after all!"
381 Cayenne 385 Celery 389 Chili 393 Cucumber 401 Gooseberry 1820 Horseradish 418 Mint 470 Raspberry 1828 Use of, by the Romans 451 Vol-au-vent, an entree 1379 Of fresh strawberries with whipped cream 1381 Sweet, with fresh fruit 1380 Wafers, Geneva 1431 Walnut, the 536 Ketchup 535-6 Walnuts, pickled 534 Properties of the 1599 To have fresh throughout the season 1607 Warts 2680 Washing 2377-8 Coloured muslins, &c. 2380 Flannels 2381 Greasy cloths 2382 Satin and silk ribbons 2384 Silks 2385 Water, rate 2715 Souchy 352-3 Supply of in Rome 1216 Warm 2691 What the ancients thought of 1214 Wax, to remove 2272 Welsh, nectar 1830 Rarebit, or toasted cheese 1652 West-Indian pudding 1382 Wheat, diseases of 1779 Egyptian or mummy 1783 Polish and Pomeranian 1722 Red varieties of 1719 Wheatear, the 996 Wheatears, to dress 996 Whipped, cream 1492 Syllabubs 1493 Whisky cordial 1840 Whitebait 348 To dress 348 Whiting, the 343 Au gratin, or baked 346 Aux fines herbes 347 Buckhorn 344 Boiled 343 Broiled 344 Fried 345 Pout and pollack 347 To carve a p. 176 choose 343 Whitlow, to cure a 2681 Widgeon, to carve a 1068 Roast 1052 Will, attestation of a 2757 Advice in making a 2756 Witnesses to a 2746, 2758 Wills 2732-38 Form of 2740-1 Wine, cowslip 1817 Elder 1818 Ginger 1819 Gooseberry, effervescing 1821 Lemon 1823 Malt 1824 Orange 1827 Rhubarb 1829 To mull 1838 Wire-basket 494 Witnesses 2739-51 Woodcock, description of the 1053 Scotch 1653 To carve a 1062 Woodcock, to roast a 1053 Woollen manufactures 737 Woollens 2284 Worms 2409 Wounds 2682 Incised, or cuts 2683, 2686 Lacerated or torn 2684, 2687 Punctured or penetrating 2685, 2688 Yeast 1383 Cake, nice 1788 Dumplings 1383 Kirkleatham 1717 To make, for bread 1716 Yorkshire pudding 1384 ENGRAVINGS.
The large-bodied Poet and the small, both large enough in soul, sat talking miscellaneously together, the present Editor being privileged to listen; and now Paul, in his serious way, was giving one of those inimitable "Extra-Harangues;" and, as it chanced, On the Proposal for a Cast-metal King: gradually a light kindled in our Professor's eyes and face, a beaming, mantling, loveliest light; through those murky features, a radiant ever-young Apollo looked; and he burst forth like the neighing of all Tattersall's,--tears streaming down his cheeks, pipe held aloft, foot clutched into the air,--loud, long-continuing, uncontrollable; a laugh not of the face and diaphragm only, but of the whole man from head to heel.
I see injustice being done by my own household, and "--tears were trembling near her lashes, but she blinked them back--"and I am no longer a foolish girl!
Why only, Suffolk, mourn I not for thee, And with the southern clouds contend in tears- Theirs for the earth's increase, mine for my sorrows?
No heart was heavier yet for tears-- O leave me, friend, alone!"
"Talking of shedding tears----" "Don't you love this time of the evening, Mr. Wooster, when the sun has gone to bed and all the bunnies come out to have their little suppers?
Then John reverently bore the pale shape in, and Nan dropped down beside it, saying, with a rain of grateful tears,-- "He kissed me when I went, and said a last 'good night!'"
As drops from a still,--ut occluso stillat ab igne liquor, doth Cupid's fire provoke tears from a true lover's eyes, "The mighty Mars did oft for Venus shriek, Privily moistening his horrid cheek With womanish tears,"------ ------"ignis distillat in undas, Testis erit largus qui rigat ora liquor," with many such like passions.
And painful, indeed, would it be to relate the events of one sad day which culminated in her declaiming at night, with far more than perfunctory warmth, and in a voice scarce dry of tears:-- "Miss Lucy Wright, though not so tall, Was just the age of Sophy Ball; But I have always understood Miss Sophy was not half so good; For as they both had faded teeth, Their teacher sent for Doctor Heath.
And, alas, not there only, but elsewhere, everywhere more or less; whereby our sense is so blunted to it;--whence, in all provinces of human life, these tears!-- But let us take a glance at the Carnival, since we are here.
And when at last the long night nears, And love grows angel in the gloam, Nay, sweetheart, what of fears and tears?-- The stars shall see us home.
I must be brief, lest resolution drop Out at mine eyes in tender womanish tears.- Can you not read it?
SIR WALTER A scant petition, Margaret, but take it, Seal'd with an old man's tears.-- Rise, daughter of Sir Rowland.
"Sweet was the love that crown'd our happier hours, 75 "And shed new fragrance o'er a path of flowers; "But sure divided sorrow more endears "The tie, that passion seals with mutual tears"-- He paus'd--fast-flowing drops bedew'd her eyes, While thus in mournful accents she replies: 80 "Still let me feel the pressure of thy chain, "Still share the fetters which my love detain; "Those piercing irons to my soul are dear, "Nor will their sharpness wound while thou art near.
Great sensibility lay in him, too; a real sympathy, and affectionate pity and softness, which he had an over-tendency to express even by tears,--a singular sight in so leonine a man.
And as the Doctor spoke, he straightened himself to the full dignity of his height, his face kindling with an unconscious majesty, and, as he turned, his eye fell on Mary, who was standing with her slender figure dilated, her large blue eye wide and bright, in a sort of trance of solemn feeling, half smiles, half tears,--and the strong, heroic man started, to see this answer to his higher soul in the sweet, tremulous mirror of womanhood.
What, the magnanimous Alexander in tears?--cry, baby, put its finger in its eye, it shall have another globe, round as an orange, pretty moppet!
"You expected to see me at your feet, imploring your love and striving to melt you by tears,--did you?
Yet, even here,--lost in some far-reaching avenue of pines, where one could hardly walk upon a summer Sunday without such sense of joy as would move him to tears,--even here all the movements of the earth and the heavens hint of most jubilant triumph.
this reflection gave me more uneasiness at the moment than I felt from her reproaches, violent as they were; or than I had pleasure in her supposed relenting: for there is beauty in every thing she says and does!--Beauty in her passion!--Beauty in her tears!--Had the Captain been a young fellow, and of rank and fortune, his throat would have been in danger; and I should have thought very hardly of her.
I weep while I make the appeal"--"I cannot go on for tears"--he repeats towards the close of that fine oration in behalf of Milo--the speech that never was spoken.
He fondled her like a child, and they all smiled through their tears,--heavenly smiles!
DOLL TEARSHEET, a "bona-roba."
He sounded interesting and "--she hesitated and her eyes filled with tears--"I asked Dad to invite him home."
Quick I washed my face, I brushed my hair, and, you see these bows of ribbons,--look, here are the marks of the tears,--I turned them.
Well, then,"--she was blushing almost to tears,--"I love you, David!
Her death did the invaders no good; but above her ashes, and moistened by her tears,--if such a feat were possible,--liberty arose once more, and, in 1437, Charles was permitted to enter Paris and enjoy the town for the first time in twenty years.
said Miss Fanny, shedding floods of tears--"I'm not sorry--I'm mad with Miss Lavinia for making you cry; I hate her!"
His essay on Paris, for instance--"the city of unshed tears"--is something more than interesting, and his analysis of the cause of the successes of the French army, in the face of initial defects of material, even better.
in filling the orphan's eyes with tears?"--Jerningham's Essay, p. 113.
What will some of the quadrillers say to the following exquisite morsel of dancing, entitled, "The Old Maid in Tears?"--"Longways for as many as will".--(then the notes, and the following instructions:)--"Note: Each strain is to be play'd twice ov'er.--The first wo.
"Perhaps you don't know"--she flashed a moment's hope through her tears--"me learn sew up at Holy Cross.
She then withdrew,--but returned--begged my pardon for returning, but the poor child, she said, was in tears.--Miss Partington had never seen a young lady she so much admired, and so much wished to imitate as me.
It is related in the life of St. Bernard, that his pale and emaciated appearance, and the animation and the fire, which seemed to kindle his whole being as he spoke, made so deep an impression on those who could only see him and hear his voice, that Germans, who understand not a word of his language, were often moved to tears.--Neander, Der Heilige Bernard, p. 49.
Instead of that--instead of coldness and haughty independence--they saw her, they heard her, suddenly give a shuddering, sobbing sigh, and then, dropping her face into her hands, break down utterly in a paroxysm of tears,--not tears of anger, of violence of any kind, but tears that, like the shuddering, sobbing sigh, seemed to come from a sore heart after long repression.
With dew all turned to tears,--odour, to sighing ruth.
The girl's closed eyes smarted with tears--"Oh, it is a very long way!"
How many a poor soul would be lying--Ah, blessed thought!-- in Abraham's bosom; who must now toil on still in this vale of tears!--Pardon this pathetic dew--I cannot but feel as a Churchman.
Miss Barton, all her gayety gone, the dimpling softness become liquid sorrow, and the musical ringing voice one wail of woe, "burst into tears,"--so I have it on authority:--here was one possibility about to be strangled that made unexpected noise!
She came to Avery's side, and stood within the circle of her arm; but she did not kiss her or look into her piteous, tearstained face.
Indeed, she would have found it hard to speak, for she was choking with tears,--tears that presently found vent in "a good cry," as Alice and Janey left the room.
Yet an idle fancy touched him, what a triumph the man had gained, whoever he might be, who had held the master-key to a nature so rare as this, who had the kingly power in his hand to break its silence into electric shivers of laughter and tears,--terrible subtle pain, or joy as terrible.
I got word the night I first went ter the village, an' that's why--" she smiled through her tears--"that's why I wore my teeth.
Only to think of never more knowing tears!--that is life indeed!"
She made good resolutions, but failed to keep them; and then there was a deluge of tears,--the feeling that she was the weakest and wickedest of all creatures.
The Crucifixion, with its agonising deity and prostrate groups of women, sunk below the grief of tears;--the Temptation in the wilderness, with its passionate contrast of the grey-robed Man of Sorrows and the ruby-winged, voluptuous fiend;--the Temptation of Adam in Eden, a glowing allegory of the fascination of the spirit by the flesh;--Paradise, a tempest of souls, whirled like Lucretian atoms or gold dust in sunbeams by the celestial forces that perform the movement of the spheres;--the Destruction of the world, where all the fountains and rivers and lakes and seas of earth have formed one cataract, that thunders with cities and nations on its rapids down a bottomless gulf; while all the winds and hurricanes of the air have grown into one blast, that carries men like dead leaves up to judgment;--the Plague of the fiery serpents, with multitudes encoiled and writhing on a burning waste of sand;--the Massacre of the Innocents, with its spilth of blood on slippery pavements of porphyry and serpentine;--the Delivery of the tables of the law to Moses amid clouds on Sinai, a white ascetic, lightning-smitten man emerging in the glory of apparent godhead;--the anguish of the Magdalen above her martyred God;--the solemn silence of Christ before the throne of Pilate;--the rushing of the wings of Seraphim, and the clangour of the trumpet that awakes the dead;--these are the soul-stirring themes that Tintoretto handles with the ease of mastery.