Tales of to-day

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C. Chapple, 1816 - 1046 pages
 

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Page 248 - How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank ! Here will we sit and let the sounds of music Creep in our ears; soft stillness and the night Become the touches of sweet harmony.
Page 279 - Tis beauty truly blent, whose red and white Nature's own sweet and cunning hand laid on...
Page 140 - By a grey mountain-stream ; just elevate Above the winter torrents did it stand, Upon a craggy bank ; an orchard slope Arose behind, and joyous was the scene In early summer, when those antic trees Shone with their blushing blossoms, and the flax Twinkled beneath the breeze its liveliest green. But, save the flax-field and that orchard slope, All else was desolate, and now...
Page 58 - Rue, who long ago exhibited sufficient evidence of his being well qualified for such an undertaking. Of the language spoken by the great body of the people about a century after the conquest, the reader may in some degree, be enabled to judge, from the following specimen of Lyamond's translation of Wace's Brut d1 Angleterre.
Page 14 - OF naturally of a delicate constitution ; and the shock which she had received from the death of her friend Lady Riversdale, had contributed to aid the ravages of a rapid decline.

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