Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" But quiet to quick bosoms is a hell, And there hath been thy bane ; there is a fire And motion of the soul which will not dwell In its own narrow being, but aspire Beyond the fitting medium of desire... "
The Bachelor's Wife: A Selection of Curious and Interesting Extracts, with ... - Page 402
by John Galt - 1824 - 444 pages
Full view - About this book

The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1816
...said is well said, and the comparison at the . dose, though highly wrought, is extremely felicitous. " But quiet to quick bosoms is a hell, And there hath...will not dwell In its own narrow being, but aspire And, but once kindled, quenchless evermore, Beyoud the fitting medium of desire ; Of aught but rest:...
Full view - About this book

The works of ... lord Byron, Volumes 7-8

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1819
...thrown ) Like stern Diogenes to mock at men ; For sceptred cynics earth were far too wide adcu. ' XLII. But quiet to quick bosoms is a hell, And there hath been thy bane ; th*re is a fire And motion of the soul which will not dwell in its own narrow being, but aspire Beyond...
Full view - About this book

The works of lord Byron, Volume 1

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1820
...far too wide a den. (9) XLII. ' But quiet to quick hosoms is a hell, And there hath heen thy hane ; there is a fire And motion of the soul which will not dwell In its own narrow heing, hut aspire Beyond the fitting medium of desire ; And, hut once kindled, quenchless evermore,...
Full view - About this book

Lord Byron, Volume 1

Louise Swanton-Belloc - 1824
...to mock at men; For sceptred eynics earth were far too wide a den. XLII. But quiet to quick besoms is a hell, And there hath been thy bane ; there is...dwell In its own narrow being, but aspire Beyond the fitling medinm of dcsire ; (*) Vov e/. les notes. elle se nourrit de hautes aventures, et ne se lasse...
Full view - About this book

The works of the rt. hon. lord Byron, Volume 1

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1824
...were far too wide a den. XL1I. But quict to quick hosoms is a hell, And there hath heen thy hane ; there is a fire And motion of the soul which will not dwell In its own narrow heing, hut aspire Beyond the fitting medium of desire ; And, hut onee kindled, quenehless evermore,...
Full view - About this book

The complete works of lord Byron with a biogr. and critical ..., Volumes 1-2

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1825
...thrown) Like stern Diogenes, to mock at men; For sceptred cynics earth were far too wide a den .9 XLII. But quiet to quick bosoms is a hell, And there hath...its own narrow being, but aspire Beyond the fitting medinm of desire; And, but once kindled, quenchless evermore, Preys upon high adventure, nor can tire...
Full view - About this book

Memoirs of the life and writings of lord Byron

George Clinton (biographer of Byron.) - 1825
...following stanzas might have been applied perhaps as forcibly to Lord Byron as to the dethroned emperor : But quiet to quick bosoms is a hell, And there hath...motion of the soul which will not dwell In its own uarrow being, but aspire Beyond the fitting medinm of desire ; And, but once kindled, quenchless evermore,...
Full view - About this book

A Review of the Character and Writings of Lord Byron

Andrews Norton, Willard Phillips - 1826 - 158 pages
...memory, as a striking expression of any general truth. The following is one of his most laboured efforts. But quiet to quick bosoms is a hell, And there hath...there is a fire And motion of the soul which will not dwelt In its own narrow being, but aspire Beyond the fitting medium of desire ; And, but once kindled,...
Full view - About this book

The works of lord Byron

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1826
...bosoms le a hell. And (Acre hath been thy bane ; there iĞ a And motion of the soul which will nut il In its own narrow being, but aspire Beyond the fitting...medium of desire; And, but once kindled, quenchless eğ era Preys upon high adventure, nor can in Dl'auplit Jjut rest; a fever at the eon. Fatal to him...
Full view - About this book

Childe Harold's pilgrimage, a romaunt

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1826
...thrown) Like stern Diogenes to mock at men ; For sceptred cynies earth were far too wide a den. XLII. But quiet to quick bosoms is a hell, And there hath been thy bane ; there is a fire Arid motion of the soul which will not dwell In its own narrow being, but aspire Beyond the fitting...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF