The Yellow Book, Band 7

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E. Mathews & J. Lane, 1895
 

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Seite 37 - ... performed in some subterranean chapel— subterranean chapels in New York were not frequent, but Mrs. Penniman's imagination was not chilled by trifles— and of the guilty couple— she liked to think of poor Catherine and her suitor as the guilty couple— being shuffled away in a fast-whirling vehicle to some obscure lodging in the suburbs, where she would pay them (in a thick veil) clandestine visits...
Seite 37 - ... or duenna. She had a vision of this ceremony being performed in some subterranean chapel (subterranean chapels in New York were not frequent, but Mrs. Penniman's imagination was not chilled by trifles), and of the guilty couple — she liked to think of poor Catherine and her suitor...
Seite 38 - The sense of having done the best - the sense which is the real life of the artist and the absence of which is his death, of having drawn from his intellectual instrument the finest music that nature had hidden in it, of having played it as it should be played.
Seite 37 - The roots of it are so deeply buried in the virgin soil of our primary culture, that, without some great upheaval of experience, it would be hard to say exactly when and where and how it begins. It makes an American's enjoyment of England an emotion more fatal and sacred than his enjoyment,
Seite 87 - THIS flame of Passion that so high in air, By spice and balsam of the spirit fed, With fire and fume vast Heaven hath overspread, And blots the stars with smoke, or dims with glare : Soon shall it droop, and radiance pure and fair Again from azure altitudes be shed ; And we the murky grime and embers red Shall sift, if haply dust of Love be there. Gather his ashes from the torrid mould, And, quenched with drops of Bacchic revelry, Yield to the Stygian powers to have and hold : And urn Etrurian let...

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