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Страница 336 - Twas Christmas told the merriest tale ; A Christmas gambol oft could cheer The poor man's heart through half the year.
Страница 336 - Come, bring with a noise, My merry, merry boys, The Christmas log to the firing ; While my good dame, she Bids ye all be free, And drink to your hearts
Страница 336 - SO now is come our joyful'st feast; Let every man be jolly, Each room with ivy leaves is drest, And every post with holly. Though some churls at our mirth repine, Round your foreheads garlands twine, Drown sorrow in a cup of wine, And let us all be merry. Now, all our neighbours...
Страница 129 - Forever finished, though the barbarous pit, Fanatical on hearsay, stamp and shout As if a miracle could be encored. But ah ! this other, this that never ends, Still climbing, luring fancy still to climb, As full of morals half-divined as life, Graceful, grotesque, with ever new surprise Of hazardous caprices sure to please, Heavy as nightmare, airy-light as fern, Imagination's very self in stone ! With one long sigh of infinite release From pedantries past, present, or to come, I looked, and owned...
Страница 336 - HEAP on more wood ! — the wind is chill ; But let it whistle as it will, We'll keep our Christmas merry still.
Страница 336 - Now all our neighbours' chimneys smoke, And Christmas blocks are burning ; Their ovens they with baked meats choke, And all their spits are turning. Without the door let sorrow lie ; And if for cold it hap to die, We'll bury't in a Christmas pie, And evermore be merry.
Страница 336 - CHRISTMAS is here : Winds whistle shrill, Icy and chill, Little care we : Little we fear Weather without, Sheltered about The Mahogany Tree. Once on the boughs Birds of rare plume Sang, in its bloom ; Night-birds are we : Here we carouse, Singing like them, Perched round the stem Of the jolly old tree. Here let us sport, Boys, as we sit ; Laughter and wit Flashing so free. Life is but short — When we are gone, Let them...
Страница 336 - We are looking into stereoscopes as pretty toys, and wondering over the photograph as a charming novelty; but before another generation has passed away, it will be recognized that a new epoch in the history of human progress dates from the time when He who -never but in uncreated light Dwelt from eternity — took a pencil of fire from the hand of the "angel standing in the sun," and placed it in the hands of a mortal.
Страница 146 - E, and a beaded datum-line is given, which enables any irregularity in the advance of the plate to be detected. The amount of divergence, from its...
Страница 148 - in January last, and had also found that similar results could be obtained with cadmium and with magnesium. He explains this remarkable action as due to vapour given off by these metals. Both before and after seeing the account of Colson's work a large number of experiments have been made with zinc under different conditions, and there is no doubt of the ease and certainty with which the results can be obtained. The zinc, as Colson states, must be bright ; if well rubbed with coarse sand-paper it...