Works, Том 13

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Страница 157 - You are all mistaken about Shelley. You do not know how mild, how tolerant, how good he was in society; and as perfect a gentleman as ever crossed a drawing-room, when he liked, and where he liked.
Страница 381 - And to the left, three yards beyond, You see a little muddy Pond Of water never dry ; I've measured it from side to side: 'Tis three feet long, and two feet wide.
Страница 392 - One word of advice to Lord Byron before I conclude. — When he attacks me again, let it be in rhyme. For one who has so little command of himself, it will be a great advantage that his temper should be obliged to keep tune.
Страница 32 - As to poor Shelley, who is another bugbear to you and the world, he is, to my knowledge, the least selfish and the mildest of men — a man who has made more sacrifices of his fortune and feelings for others than any I ever heard of.
Страница 16 - Lost is blasphemous ; and the very words of the Oxford gentleman, ' Evil, be thou my good,' are from that very poem, from the mouth of Satan ; and is there any thing more in that of Lucifer in the Mystery ? Cain is nothing more than a drama, not a piece of argument.
Страница 211 - Is not a Patron, my Lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and when he has reached ground, encumbers him with help...
Страница 175 - I feel any thing that deserves the name. All my others are men-of-the-world friendships. I did not even feel it for Shelley, however much I admired and esteemed him ; so that you see not even vanity could bribe me into it, for, of all men, Shelley thought highest of my talents, — and, perhaps, of my disposition.
Страница 78 - Come one, come all ! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I.
Страница 53 - The blow was stunning and unexpected ; for I thought the danger over, by the long interval between her stated amelioration and the arrival of the express. But I have borne up against it as I best can, and so far successfully, that I can go about the usual business of life with the same appearance of composure, and even greater. There is nothing to prevent your coming to-morrow ; but, perhaps, today, and yester-evening, it was better not to have met. I do not know that I have any thing to reproach...
Страница 77 - I wrote while undressing after coming home from balls and masquerades, in the year of revelry, 1814.