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Страница 73 - ... a mind to all other due conversation inaccessible, and to all the more estimable and superior purposes of matrimony useless and almost lifeless ; and what a solace, what a fit help such a consort would be through the whole life of a man, is less pain to conjecture than to have experience.
Страница 81 - Thackeray, one of his masters, was wont to say of him, that he was a boy of so active a mind, that if he were left naked and friendless on Salisbury Plain, he would, nevertheless, find the road to fame and riches.
Страница 70 - What we know of Milton's character in domestic relations is, that he was severe and arbitrary. His family consisted of women ; and there appears in his books something like a Turkish contempt of females, as subordinate and inferior beings.
Страница 188 - The lady saluted him kindly, observing — "Ah, Marquis ! you see an old woman — but come, I can make you welcome to my poor dwelling, without the parade of changing my dress.
Страница 63 - Bacon, was distinguishe,d both as a linguist and as a theologian. She corresponded in Greek with Bishop Jewel, and translated his Apologia from the Latin, so correctly that neither he nor Archbishop Parker could suggest a single alteration.
Страница 136 - Truth crushed to earth will rise again. The eternal years of God are hers ; But error wounded, writhes in pain. And dies amid her worshippers.
Страница 47 - England; nor the exuberant imagery which distinguishes those of Ireland. On the contrary, he was loose, irregular, desultory, — sometimes rough and abrupt, — careless in connecting the parts of his discourse, but grasping whatever he touched with gigantic strength. In short, he was the orator of nature; and such a one as nature might not blush to avow.
Страница 53 - At his table he liked to have, as often as he could, some sensible friend or neighbor to converse with, and always took care to start some ingenious or useful topic for discourse, which might tend to improve the minds of his children.
Страница 183 - Still the mother held in reserve an authority which never departed from her, even when her son had become the most illustrious of men. It seemed to say, ' I am your mother, the being who gave you life, the guide who directed your steps when they needed...