Henri Quatre: Or, The Days of the League, Band 1

Harper & Brothers, 1834

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Seite 59 - I must have liberty Withal, as large a charter as the wind, To blow on whom I please...
Seite 3 - Alas ! we must leave thee, dear desolate home, To the spearmen of Uri, the shavelings of Rome, To the serpent of Florence, the vulture of Spain, To the pride of Anjou, and the guile of Lorraine. Farewell to thy fountains, farewell to thy shades, To the song of thy youths, and the dance of thy maids To the breath of thy gardens, the hum of thy bees, And the long waving line of the blue Pyrenees.
Seite 176 - Why doth the crown lie there upon his pillow, Being so troublesome a bedfellow? 0 polish'd perturbation ! golden care ! That keeps the ports* of slumber open wide To many a watchful night ! — sleep with it now ! Yet not so sound, and half so deeply sweet.
Seite 198 - Fellows in arms, and my most loving friends, Bruised underneath the yoke of tyranny, Thus far into the bowels of the land Have we marched on without impediment ; And here receive we from our father Stanley Lines of fair comfort and encouragement.
Seite 45 - Extremes, though contrary, have the like effects ; Extreme heat mortifies like extreme cold ; Extreme love breeds sa[t]iety as well As extreme hatred ; and too violent rigour 25 Tempts chastity as much as too much licence.
Seite 81 - ... craving was so intense, that study was out of the question. As a last resort, the beadle was despatched, through the snow, to a neighbouring glen in the hope of getting a supply ; but he came back as unsuccessful as he went. " What's to be dune John ? " was the minister's pathetic inquiry. John shook his head, as much as to say, that he could not tell ; but immediately thereafter started up, as if a new idea had occurred to him. He came back in a few minutes, crying,
Seite 211 - when thieves fall out, honest men come by their own
Seite 129 - Love asks no dull probation, but like light, Conveys his nimble influence at first sight.
Seite 106 - Rien ne se voit en ce monde qui dure, Ores un chaud, ores une froidure.

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