The Irish Metropolitan Magazine. ..., Band 1

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Edward J. Milliken, 15, College-green., 1857
 

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Seite 685 - Fontenoy, the blood of the mountaineers who were slaughtered at Culloden. The evils produced by his wickedness were felt in lands where the name of Prussia was unknown ; and, in order that he might rob a neighbor whom he had promised to defend, black men fought on the coast of Coromandel, and red men scalped each other by the Great Lakes of North America.
Seite 154 - Mercury, And vaulted with such ease into his seat As if an angel dropp'd down from the clouds, To turn and wind a fiery Pegasus, And witch the world with noble horsemanship.
Seite 339 - Earth's crammed with heaven And every common bush afire with God: But only he who sees, takes off his shoes...
Seite 564 - I have always maintained, that any fool may write a most valuable book by chance, if he will only tell us what he heard and saw with veracity. Of Mr. Boswell's truth I have not the least suspicion, because I am sure he could invent nothing of this kind. The true title of this part of his work is, a Dialogue between a Green-goose and a Hero.
Seite 349 - I felt the wind soft from the land of souls ; The old miraculous mountains heaved in sight, One straining past another along the shore, The way of grand dull Odyssean ghosts, Athirst to drink the cool blue wine of seas And stare on voyagers. Peak pushing peak They stood : I watched, beyond that Tyrian...
Seite 338 - Truth, so far, in my book, — the truth which draws Through all things upwards, — that a twofold world Must go to a perfect cosmos. Natural things And spiritual, — who separates those two In art, in morals, or the social drift, Tears up the bond of nature, and brings death, Paints futile pictures, writes unreal verse, Leads vulgar days, deals ignorantly with men, Is wrong, in short, at all points. We divide This apple of life, and cut it through the pips : The perfect round which fitted Venus'...
Seite 563 - Pray read the new account of Corsica. What relates to Paoli will amuse you much. There is a deal about the island and its divisions that one does not care a straw for. The author, Boswell, is a strange being, and, like * * * *, has a rage of knowing any body that ever was talked of.
Seite 567 - Praise me for my good qualities, — you know them; but talk also how odd, how inconstant, how impetuous, how much accustomed to women of intrigue. Ask gravely, Pray don't you imagine there is something of madness in that family ? Talk of my various travels, — German princes, — Voltaire and Rousseau. Talk of my father ; my strong desire to have my own house. Observe her well. See, how amiable ! Judge if she would be happy with your friend. Think of me as the great man at Adamtown — quite classical...
Seite 572 - It is certainly possible that you may love me ; and if you shall ever do so, I shall be the happiest man in the world. Will you make a fair bargain with me ? If you should happen to love me, will you own it ? P.— Yes.
Seite 347 - There he lay upon his back, The yearling creature, warm and moist with life To the bottom of his dimples,— to the ends Of the lovely tumbled curls about his face; For since he had been covered over-much To keep him from the light-glare, both his cheeks Were hot and scarlet as the first live rose The shepherd's heart-blood ebbed away into The faster for his love. And love was here As instant; in the pretty...

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