Punch, Bände 78-79

Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman
Punch Publications Limited, 1880

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Seite 66 - ... flapping and rapping and clapping and slapping, And curling and whirling and purling and twirling, And thumping and plumping and bumping and jumping, And dashing and flashing and splashing and clashing; And so never ending, but always descending, Sounds and motions for ever and ever are blending All at once and all o'er, with a mighty uproar, — And this way the water comes down at Lodore.
Seite 210 - Out came the children running — All the little boys and girls, With rosy cheeks and flaxen curls, And sparkling eyes, and teeth like pearls, Tripping and skipping, ran merrily after The wonderful music with shouting and laughter.
Seite 119 - The sky is changed! - and such a change! Oh night, And storm, and darkness, ye are wondrous strong, Yet lovely in your strength, as is the light Of a dark eye in woman! Far along, From peak to peak, the rattling crags among Leaps the live thunder! Not from one lone cloud, But every mountain now hath found a tongue, And Jura answers, through her misty shroud, Back to the joyous Alps, who call to her aloud!
Seite 210 - And I chiefly use my charm On creatures that do people harm, The mole and toad, and newt and viper; And people call me the Pied Piper.
Seite 165 - It is the little rift within the lute, That by and by will make the music mute, And ever widening slowly silence all, 'The little rift within the lover's lute Or little pitted speck in garner'd fruit, That rotting inward slowly moulders all.
Seite 235 - A Holstein peasant, uninstructed in microscopical research, and not possessing the requisite instruments of precision, has devised for himself a new test for the presence of trichinae in pork. When he killed a pig, he was careful to send a portion of it — a ham or a sausage — to his pastor, and then waited the consequences for fourteen days.
Seite 271 - tis a pleasant thing to know, He has a ganglion makes him blush not red, but white as snow ; And why the strange Cercaria, to go a long way back, Wears ever, as some ladies do, a fashionable "sac...
Seite 10 - Every person returned as a member of this house, who may claim to be a person for the time being by law permitted to make a solemn affirmation or declaration instead of taking an oath...
Seite 271 - Oh ! merry is the Madrepore that sits beside the sea, The cheery little Coralline hath many charms for me ; I love the fine Echinoderms of azure, green, and grey, That handled roughly fling their arms impulsively away : Then bring me here the microscope and let me see the cells, Wherein the little Zoophite like garden floweret dwells.
Seite 10 - June 1880 as relates to affirmation) be permitted, without question, to make and subscribe a solemn affirmation in the form prescribed by the Parliamentary Oaths Act, 1866, as altered by the Promissory Oaths Act, 1868, subject to any liability by statute.

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