The author of the History and Beauties of Clifton Hot Wells, in describing this scenery, says, "One of the sublimest and most beautiful scenes in nature is exhibited by those bold and rugged eminences behind the crescent, known by the name of St. Vincent's Rocks, which appear to have been rent asunder by some violent convulsion of nature."
Having been, for several years, a director on the Birmingham and London Railway, I felt some interest in these inquiries, and came to the conclusion, that there are several arrangements of economy, and some of convenience, in the construction and working of railways, which the English might borrow with advantage from the United States.
She wore garlands of their wreathing, listened to their English songs, stroked their rosy cheeks, and frolicked with them in the woods, and beside the running brooks.
it has come to be my only food: And, as a lover of the Indian weed Steals to a self-indulgent solitude, To draw the dreamy sweetness from its root, So from the strong blithe world of valorous deed I steal away to suck this singing weed; And while the morning gathers up its strength, And while the noonday runneth on in might, Until the shadows and the evening light Come and awake me with a fear at length, Prone in some hankering covert hid away, Fain am I still my piping to prolong, And for the largess of a bounteous day Dare pay my maker with a paltry song.
By so doing, however, we shall provide, in the eyes of the German nation, a complete justification of William II.
The portion of it dedicated to me consists of a regular Chinese garden, with rockwork and bridges, and ponds full of lotus leaves, and flowerpots of all dimensions with shrubs and flowers in them, surrounded on two sides by wooden buildings, containing rooms with carved woodwork and other Chinese neatnesses.
A low wall and a few feet of barren garden divide the Parsonage from the graveyard, a few feet between the door of the house and the door in the wall where its dead were carried through.
On the 10th, a great battle will be fought, which will begin at four of the clock in the afternoon, and last until nine at night, with great obstinacy, but no very decisive event.
So long as we remained in France his humour was like this, delicate and expansive, but an accidental allusion led us across the Channel when he changed.
She has worked the little curtain with lilies, with white and virginal flowers; and no hand, not even mine, ever draws it aside.
Simpson, puzzled, amazed, and a little scared at last, had barely time to notice the position before it dissolved.
It must have been her hand that had struck down the old man, yet she had made no effort to release Turan from his prison.
I love red poppies!
The roses are crowned with midges.
I have not said a word of that kind.
I caught from her lips a murmured "yes," And the stately palms amid There came a blissful, sweet caress-- I shouldn't have--but I did!
The time of our visit was in the dry season, which lasts from October till April, and alternates with the wet one, from May till September.
WHITE, BEN P. In the ranks of Old Hickory.
La. I, you have your homilies of patience, but if you had my paine twould make you wild.