Wilton castle: its present condition and past history, by the vicar of the parish [H.W. Tweed].

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Edward Stanford, 1884 - 44 oldal
 

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39. oldal - At Timon's villa let us pass a day, Where all cry out, " What sums are thrown away !" So proud, so grand ; of that stupendous air, Soft and agreeable come never there. Greatness, with Timon, dwells in such a draught As brings all Brobdignag before your thought. To compass this, his building is a town, His pond an ocean, his parterre a down : Who but must laugh, the master when he sees, A puny insect, shivering at a breeze ! Lo, what huge heaps of littleness around ! The whole, a labour'd quarry above...
27. oldal - God knoweth that it was for you and yours that I desired it, but it is true that I disdain myself for begging it.
28. oldal - At his first coming on the scaffold, he fell on his knees, and his preacher made a long prayer to the present purpose, which he seconded himself with one of his own making, which...
20. oldal - MOST noble Lord, the pillar of my life, And patron of my Muse's pupillage ; Through whose large bounty, poured on me rife In the first season of my feeble age, I now do live bound yours by vassalage...
25. oldal - LORD STRAFFORD'S MEDITATIONS IN THE TOWER. Go empty joys, With all your noise, And leave me here alone, In sad, sweet silence to bemoan The fickle worldly height Whose danger none can see aright, Whilst your false splendors dim the sight.
33. oldal - And one, an English home—gray twilight pour'd On dewy pastures, dewy trees, Softer than sleep—all things in order stored, A haunt of ancient Peace.
21. oldal - Iustice he was forst to stay, And Talus to revoke from the right way, In which he was that Realme for to redresse : But...
39. oldal - Timon he was universally supposed, and by the Earl of Burlington, to whom the poem is addressed, was privately said, to mean the Duke of Chandos, a man perhaps too much delighted with pomp and show, but of a temper kind and beneficent, and who had consequently the voice of the public in his favour.
27. oldal - After sentence given, he only desired to have one Travers J , a divine,. sent for to come to him, if he might live two days. If he were to< die before that, then he might have one Field, whom he thought to. be near. There was great compassion had of this gallant young: lord ; for so clear and fiery a spirit had not been seen by any that had been present at like trials.
18. oldal - Grey only defended him, as doing nothing therein but what became an able and honest minister of state. An ear-witness saith, " Haec fuse, oratorie, et animose, Greium disserentem audivimus."* So that besides bluntness (the common and becoming eloquence of soldiers) he had a real rhetoric, and could very emphatically express himself. Indeed this warlike lord would not wear " two heads under one helmet...

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