Alice Montrose; or, The lofty and the lowly: good in all, and none all good

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Страница 95 - It were all one, That I should love a bright particular star, And think to wed it, he is so above me: In his bright radiance and collateral light Must I be comforted, not in his sphere.
Страница 57 - O! many a shaft at random sent Finds mark the archer little meant! And many a word at random spoken May soothe or wound a heart that's broken!
Страница 175 - Though the mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceeding small; Though with patience he stands waiting, with exactness grinds he all.
Страница 1 - If thou art rich, thou'rt poor ; For, like an ass whose back with ingots bows, Thou bear'st thy heavy riches but a journey, And death unloads thee.
Страница 225 - In the elder days of Art, Builders wrought with greatest care Each minute and unseen part ; For the Gods see everywhere. Let us do our work as well, Both the unseen and the seen ; Make the house where Gods may dwell, Beautiful, entire, and clean.
Страница 38 - ... JOHN: You — er — I — I — What do you say, Mary! MARY: Maybe — maybe — we better talk it over first, John. . . . All those debts! When we thought we didn't owe anybody in the world. JOHN: Somebody is giving us a dirty deal. . . . It's a lowdown mean trick. VOICE OF DOOM: And the debts, like the sins of the fathers, shall be visited upon the children, aye, even unto the third and fourth generations!
Страница 148 - Since his addiction was to courses vain, His companies unlettered, rude, and shallow, His hours filled up with riots, banquets, sports, And never noted in him any study, Any retirement, any sequestration From open haunts and popularity.
Страница 216 - Yet, fill'd with all youth's sweet desires, Mingling the meek and vestal fires Of other worlds with all the bliss, The fond, weak tenderness of this ! A soul, too, more than half divine, Where, through some shades of earthly feeling, Religion's...
Страница 33 - Aged voices passing. O we live, O we live — And this life that we receive Is a gloomy thing and brief, Which, consummated in grief, Leaveth ashes for all gain — Is it not all in vain ? Infant voices passing. Rock us softly, Though it be all in vain. . [ Voices die away, Eartli Spirits.
Страница 33 - Adam's fallen race, concerning whom it was said, "Dust thou art, and unto dust thou shalt return