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Side 261 - If I may trust the flattering truth of sleep, My dreams presage some joyful news at hand. My bosom's lord sits lightly in his throne; And all this day an unaccustomed spirit Lifts me above the ground with cheerful thoughts.
Side 32 - ... Adair.' If there was a procession, coronation, or festive ceremony of any kind, the world stood on its axis till the Marchioness had a place assigned to her. She went to Court, not spangled with scattered diamonds, like the sky on a fine night, but crusted over with them, like barnacles on a ship's hull. Every year her arms were rounder, her bracelets larger, her figure more corpulent. Every year the sweep of her full drapery encroached more and more on the ground occupied by her scantier neighbours....
Side 250 - WHY should we faint and fear to live alone, Since all alone, so Heaven has will'd, we die,* Nor even the tenderest heart, and next our own, Knows half the reasons why we smile and sigh...
Side 273 - He either fears his fate too much, or his deserts are small, who fears to put it to the test, and win or lose it all," was written by a poet who understood frail human nature. Organized labor needs development of and exercise of moral courage. Then will It come into its own, and not before.
Side viii - On gilded clouds in fair expansion lie, And bring all Paradise before your eye. To rest the cushion and soft dean invite, Who never mentions hell to ears polite.
Side 32 - If there was a ball, party, or soiree to be given, her absence was as bitter as that of the hero of the old-fashioned song " Eobin Adair." If there was a procession, coronation, or festive ceremony of any kind, the world stood still on its axis till the Marchioness had a place assigned to her. She went to Court not spangled with scattered diamonds, like the sky on a fine night, but crusted over with them, like barnacles on a ship's hull. Diamonds, rubies, emeralds, turquoises, and pearls were spread...
Side viii - ... antidote as soon as she can, and he is saved for the nonce. But, attempting to destroy a whole group of her insulters, with whom he is feasting, she poisons him over again. A few drops only of the antidote remain, which he magnanimously refuses to take, since there is not sufficient to share with his friends. He, therefore, dies ; learning, at the last moment, that the fatal enchantress he had adored is his profligate mother. In Rigoletto, the buffoon or jester in another most profligate court...
Side 70 - Her dresses were neither the right width or length, nor even of the right material. Norton, Lost and Saved 1, 52 (T).
Side 48 - Welsh bards and Welsh harpists, the harp of a chief musician was of exactly the same value as an oak tree; and for the price of two tuning keys to the harp you might buy a coble boat. And how by a quaint rule of superiority it was decreed, that if the KING had a desire for poetry, the chief of song should sing two songs — one addressed to God, and the other to the chieftains : but if the QUEEN desired that amusement in her chamber, the domestic bard was to sing for her "three verses concerning...
Side viii - Seized, while completing this insult, and dragged before her husband, a pretended pardon from the latter, who believes him to be Lucrezia's paramour, is followed by the presentation of a cup of poison. Lucrezia offers an antidote as soon as she...

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