Kenelm Chillingly: His Adventures and Opinions, Band 3


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Seite 66 - His praise, ye winds, that from four quarters blow, Breathe soft or loud : and wave your tops, ye pines, With every plant, in sign of worship wave.
Seite 140 - The stars of midnight shall be dear To her; and she shall lean her ear In many a secret place Where rivulets dance their wayward round. And beauty born of murmuring sound Shall pass into her face.
Seite 325 - I can give not what men call love, But wilt thou accept not The worship the heart lifts above And the Heavens reject not, The desire of the moth for the star, Of the night for the morrow, The devotion to something afar From the sphere of our sorrow...
Seite 286 - As Kenelm had neither as yet wooed nor won the lady in question, and did not deem it necessary to enter into any details on the subject of love particular to himself, he replied by a general observation — " It seems to me that the coming of love is like the coming of spring — the date is not to be reckoned by the calendar. It may be slow and gradual ; it may be quick and sudden. But in the morning, when we wake and recognize a change in the world without, verdure on the trees, blossoms on the...
Seite 37 - Mr Mivers would not have missed his constitutional walk in the Park before breakfast, if, by going in a cab to St Giles's, he could have saved the city of London from conflagration. Another aphorism of his was, "If you want to keep young, live in a metropolis...
Seite 74 - Chillingly, son and heir to a rich gentleman. But a fellow with a knapsack on his back, sleeping at wayside inns, is not at all like Kenelm Chillingly ; especially if he is very short of money and may come to want a dinner. Perhaps that sort of fellow may take a livelier view of things : he...
Seite 257 - No, Tom ; yon have promised me friendship, and that is not compatible with brandy. Brandy is the worst enemy a man like you can have; and would make you quarrel even with me. If you want a stimulus I allow you a pipe : I don't smoke myself, as a rule, but there have been times in my life when I required soothing, and then I have felt that a whiff of tobacco stills and softens one like the kiss of a little child. Bring this gentleman a pipe.

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