Bizarre: For Fireside and Wayside, Volum 1

Church & Company, 1852

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Side 77 - Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.
Side 42 - A melancholy darkness spread around me ; all was still, nevertheless a low and uncertain sound soon arose. All of a sudden, I perceived at the bottom of the street, and advancing towards me, a troop of cavalry, the men and horses, however, all flayed. The men held torches in their hands, the red flames of which illuminated skinless faces and bloody muscles.
Side 65 - The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid ; and the calf and the young lion and the failing together ; and a little child shall lead them.
Side 30 - Lives of the Queens of England. From the Norman Conquest to the reign of Queen Anne. By Agnes Strickland. Library edition. With Portraits, Autographs, and Vignettes. 8 vols.
Side 200 - Then be thou jocund: ere the bat hath flown His cloister'd flight; ere to black Hecate's summons The shard-borne beetle with his drowsy hums Hath rung night's yawning peal, there shall be done A deed of dreadful note.
Side 225 - Light be the turf of thy tomb ! May its verdure like emeralds be : There should not be the shadow of gloom In aught that reminds us of thee. Young flowers and an evergreen tree May spring from the spot of thy rest : But nor cypress nor yew let us see ; For why should we mourn for the blest ? WHEN WE TWO PARTED.
Side 171 - In comedy, the plot turns on marriage ; in tragedy, it turns on murder. The whole intrigue, in the one and the other, turns on this grand event: — will they marry? will they not marry? will they murder? will they not murder ? There will be a marriage ; there will be murder ; and this forms act the first. There will be no marriage ; there will be no murder ; and this gives birth to act the second. A new mode of marrying and of murdering is prepared for the third act. A new difficulty impedes the...
Side 59 - Peace, brother: be not over-exquisite To cast the fashion of uncertain evils: For grant they be so, while they rest unknown, What need a man forestall his date of grief, And run to meet what he would most avoid?
Side 34 - CD, of &.C., my true and lawful attorney, for me, and in my name...
Side 105 - A minute suffices to wrench out tub after tub, and to tilt their already halfmashed clusters splash into the reeking pressoir. Then to work again. Jumping with a sort of spiteful eagerness into the mountain of yielding quivering fruit, the treaders sink almost to the knees, stamping and jumping and rioting in the masses of grapes, as fountains of juice spurt about their feet, and rush bubbling and gurgling away. Presently, having, as it were, drawn the first sweet blood of the new cargo, the eager...

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