The Kaleidoscope; a periodical conducted by Eton boys [ed. by A.J. Ellis and T. Charlton].

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Alexander John Ellis
1833
 

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Seite 252 - He spoke, and awful bends his sable brows, Shakes his ambrosial curls, and gives the nod, The stamp of fate, and sanction of the god : High Heaven with trembling the dread signal took, And all Olympus to the centre shook.
Seite 298 - Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased ; Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow ; Raze out the written troubles of the brain ; And, with some sweet, oblivious antidote, Cleanse the stuffed bosom of that perilous stuff, Which weighs upon the heart ? Doct.
Seite 147 - Why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles at destruction ? 'Tis the divinity that stirs within us; 'Tis Heaven itself that points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man.
Seite 299 - THAT PRAISES are without reason lavished on the dead, and that the honours due only to excellence are paid to antiquity, is a complaint likely to be always continued by those, who, being able to add nothing to truth, hope for eminence from the heresies of paradox; or those, who, being forced by disappointment upon consolatory expedients, are willing to hope from posterity what the present age refuses, and flatter themselves that the regard which is yet denied by envy, will be at last bestowed by...
Seite 298 - O, for a muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest heaven of invention ! A kingdom for a stage, princes to act, And monarchs to behold the swelling scene...
Seite 254 - Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains ; They crown'd him long ago On a throne of rocks, in a robe of clouds, With a diadem of snow.
Seite 259 - ... do not like you, Dr. Fell. "The reason why, I cannot tell "But this I know, and know full well, "I do not like you, Dr. Fell...
Seite 207 - O monster ! mix'd of insolence and fear, Thou dog in forehead, but in heart a deer! When wert thou known in ambush'd fights to dare, Or nobly face the horrid front of war?
Seite 256 - And felt the footsteps of the immortal god. From realm to realm three ample strides he took, And, at the fourth, the distant /Egae shook.
Seite 255 - Fortunati ambo ! si quid mea carmina possunt, Nulla dies unquam memori vos eximet aevo : Dum domus .¿Eneae Capitoli immobile saxum Accolet, imperiumque pater Romanus habebit.

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