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Page 178 - Not distant far from thence a murmuring sound Of waters issued from a cave, and spread Into a liquid plain, then stood unmoved, Pure as the expanse of heaven: I thither went With unexperienced thought, and laid me down On the green bank, to look into the clear Smooth lake, that to me seem'd another sky. As I bent down to look, just opposite A shape within the watery gleam appear'd, Bending to look- on me: I started back, It started back; but pleased I soon return'd, Pleased it return'd as soon, with...
Page 255 - ... or the whole symphony, with artful and unimaginable touches, adorn and grace the well-studied chords of some choice composer; sometimes the lute, or soft organ-stop, waiting on elegant voices, either to religious, martial, or civil ditties; which, if wise men and prophets be not extremely out, have a great power over dispositions and manners, to smooth and make them gentle from rustic harshness and distempered passions.
Page 160 - And every want to luxury allied, And every pang that folly pays to pride. Those gentle hours that plenty bade to bloom, Those calm desires that...
Page 339 - tis nought to me: Since GOD is ever present, ever felt, In the void waste as in the city full; And where he vital breathes there must be joy.
Page 374 - All but that freedom of the mind, Which hath been more than wealth to me ; Those friendships, in my boyhood twined, And kept till now unchangingly ; And that dear home, that saving ark, Where love's true light at last I've found, Cheering within, when all grows dark, And comfortless, and stormy, round ! LORD BYRON'S LATEST VERSES.
Page 374 - tis not thus the voice that dwells In sober birthdays speaks to me; Far otherwise — of time it tells...
Page 123 - It is added, that if dried and kept free from mouldiness, there seems no limit to their preservation ; and they are much better this way than when salted. The sugar gives no disagreeable taste. This process is particularly valuable in making what is called kippered salmon; and the fish preserved in this manner are far superior in quality and flavour to those which are salted or smoked. If desired, as much salt may be used as to give the taste that may be required ; but this substance does not conduce...
Page 354 - tis but the lees And settlings of a melancholy blood; 810 But this will cure all straight, one sip of this Will bathe the drooping spirits in delight Beyond the bliss of dreams.
Page 157 - Whilst I have the satisfaction by this means of advancing the Literature of my Country, I also feel that I am paying a just tribute to the memory of a Parent, whose life was adorned with every...
Page 342 - ... and semblable waste of cloth in vanity; but there is also the costly furring in their gowns, so much...

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