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affection answer asked believe better Blanche brother called Captain Castleton Caxton CHAPTER child comes cried dear door doubt eyes face Fanny father fear feel felt followed fortune gave give gone half hand happy hard head hear heard heart heaven honour hope hour human interest kind knew Lady Ellinor land learned least leave less light live London look Lord matter mean mind Miss mother nature never night once passed perhaps Pisistratus poor Roland round seemed seen short side smile speak Squills sure talk tell thing thought tion took Trevanion true turned Uncle Jack Vivian voice walk whole wish woman young youth
323. oldal - We are here among the vast and noble scenes of nature ; we are there among the pitiful shifts of policy: we walk here in the light and open ways of the divine bounty; we grope there in the dark and confused labyrinths of human malice: our senses are here feasted with the clear and genuine taste of their objects ; which are all sophisticated there, and for the most part overwhelmed with their contraries.
140. oldal - He had, to a morbid excess, that desire to rise which is vulgarly called ambition, but no wish for the esteem or the love of his species; only the hard wish to succeed— not shine, not serve— succeed, that he might have the right to despise a world which galled his self-conceit.
105. oldal - When I saw Dr. Gode begin to tell his puddings hanging in the chimney, I told him he would not live long!" I wish I had copied that passage from " The Table Talk " in large round hand, and set it before my father at breakfast, the morn preceding that fatal eve in which Uncle Jack persuaded him to tell his puddings. Yet, now I think of it, Uncle Jack hung the puddings in the chimney, but he did not persuade my father to tell them. Beyond a vague surmise that half the suspended
161. oldal - It is the life of a man that it does good to manhood itself to contemplate. I had finished the biography, which is not long, and was musing over it, when I heard the Captain's cork -leg upon the stairs. I opened the door for him, and he entered, book in hand, as I also, book in hand, stood ready to receive him. "Well, sir," said Roland, seating himself, "has tlie pre scrip lion done you any good?
323. oldal - Through the soft ways of heaven, and air, and sea, Which open all their pores to thee; Like a clear river thou dost glide, And with thy living stream through the close channels slide. But...
159. oldal - I can only touch, you see, on a few ingredients in this magnificent pharmacy — its resources are boundless, but require the nicest discretion. I remember to have cured a disconsolate widower, who obstinately refused every other medicament, by a strict course of geology. I dipped him deep into gneiss and mica schist.
11. oldal - said my father; 'you would give that. Well, my boy, whenever you do grow tired of your box, you have my leave to sell it.
255. oldal - The sun is in the heavens, and the proud day, Attended with the pleasures of the world, Is all too wanton. — King John. The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, Are of imagination all compact Midsummer Night's Dream, Oh ! how this spring of love resembleth Th...
11. oldal - My father stopped at a nursery gardener's, and, after looking over the flowers, paused before a large double geranium. "Ah, this is finer than that which your mamma was so fond of. What is the cost, sir ? " "Only 7s. 6d.," said the gardener. My father buttoned up his pocket. "I can't afford it to-day," said he, gently, and we walked out.