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Edward Arnold, 1899 - 405 страници
 

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Страница 1 - Where the thin harvest waves its withered ears ; Rank weeds, that every art and care defy, Reign o'er the land and rob the blighted rye : There thistles stretch their prickly arms afar, And to the ragged infant threaten war...
Страница 20 - A sudden vigour in his voice was heard; — She had been reading in the Book of Prayer, And led him forth, and placed him in his chair; Lively he...
Страница 7 - Impatience mark'd in his averted eyes; And, some habitual queries hurried o'er, Without reply, he rushes on the door: His drooping patient, long inured to pain, And long unheeded, knows remonstrance vain; He ceases now the feeble help to crave Of man; and silent sinks into the grave. But ere his death some pious doubts arise, Some simple fears, which "bold bad...
Страница 86 - MINUTELY trace man's life ; year after year, Through all his days let all his deeds appear, And then though some may in that life be strange, Yet there appears no vast nor sudden change : The links that bind those various deeds are seen, And no mysterious void is left between.
Страница 380 - Thornton. A SPORTING TOUR THROUGH THE NORTHERN PARTS OF ENGLAND AND GREAT PART OF THE HIGHLANDS OF SCOTLAND. By Colonel T. THORNTON, of Thornville Royal, in Yorkshire. With the Original Illustrations by GARRARD, and other Illustrations and Coloured Plates by GE LODGE. 'Sportsmen of all descriptions will gladly welcome the sumptuous new edition issued by Mr. Edward Arnold of Colonel T. Thornton's Sporting Tour," which has long been a scarce book.
Страница 7 - Anon, a figure enters, quaintly neat, All pride and business, bustle and conceit; With looks unalter'd by these scenes of woe, With speed that, entering, speaks his haste to go, He bids the gazing throng around him fly, And carries fate and physic in his eye...
Страница 4 - Declining health rejects his poor repast, His cheerless spouse the coming danger sees, And mutual murmurs urge the slow disease. Yet grant them health, 'tis not for us to tell, Though the head droops not, that the heart is well ; Or will you praise that homely, healthy fare, Plenteous and plain, that happy peasants share ! Oh ! trifle not with wants you cannot feel, Nor mock the misery of a stinted meal ; Homely, not wholesome, plain, not plenteous, such 170 As you who praise would never deign to...
Страница 131 - Josiah,> said the dame, (These wicked thoughts would fill his soul with shame; He kneel and tremble at a thing of dust! He cannot, child>: — the child replied, (He must...
Страница 154 - With prospects bright upon the world he came, Pure love of virtue, strong desire of fame ; Men watched the way his lofty mind would take, And all foretold the progress he would make.
Страница 146 - Useless, despised, his worthless labours done, And half protected by the vicious Son, Who half supports him ; he with heavy glance Views the young ruffians who around him dance ; And, by the sadness in his face, appears To trace the progress of their future years : Through what strange course of misery, vice, deceit, Must wildly wander each unpractised cheat ! What shame and grief, what punishment and pain, Sport of fierce passions, must each child sustain — Ere they like him approach their latter...

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