Reuben Apsley, Volume 3

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H. Colburn, 1827

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Page 10 - But thus saith the Lord, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contendeth with thee, and I will save thy children.
Page 1 - Is mock'd by the outward showing ; When we dress the eyes in a gay disguise, While the tears are inward flowing ; When groans and grief would be a relief, But with carols we keep them under, And a laugh we start when the throbbing heart Is ready to burst asunder...
Page 39 - In one of these romantic wanderings he had entered the little arbour which we have already noticed as the scene of Adeline's adventure with the fish-poacher, and as he reposed upon the seat within, and called from the treasury of his recollection every word uttered by Helen when they had last stood gazing upon the water, he wrote with a pencil the following lines which he left upon the bench : — " As the fond bird, through night and morn, Still flutters round her rifled nest, And loves the scene,...
Page 74 - And will to none its malady impart ! The effects produced in a noble and gentle spirit, by virtuous love for an exalted object, are not less elegantly described in another stanza of the Hymn to Love; and must have been read with rapture in that chivalrous age.
Page 74 - WHAT equall torment to the griefe of mind And pyning anguish hid in gentle hart, That inly feeds itselfe with thoughts unkind, And nourisheth her owne consuming smart ! What medicine can any leaches art Yeeld such a sore, that doth her grievance hide, And will to none her maladie impart ! Such was the wound that Scudamour did gride; For which Dan Phebus selfe cannot a salve provide.
Page 133 - CHAPTER V. How great a toil to stem the raging flood, When beauty stirs the mass of youthful blood I When the swoln veins with circling torrents rise, And softer passions speak through wishing eyes. The voice of Reason 's drown'd ; in vain it speaks, When hasty anger dyes the gloomy cheeks, And vengeful pride hurries the mortal on To deeds unheard, and cruelties unknown. . ••. • .. i...
Page 48 - But he was foule, ill-favoured, and grim, Under his eyebrows looking still ascaunce ; And ever as Dissemblance laught on him, He lower'd on her with dangerous eye-glance ; Showing his nature in his countenance.
Page 134 - ... that he would rather see his daughter dead at his feet, than married to a rebel, who had dared to take up arms against his most sacred and anointed Majesty.
Page 387 - To distrust every body, and, for fear of being imposed upon, to be really duped out of the most valuable feelings in human nature — the delights of friendship, and the charm of love.
Page 133 - How great a Toil to stem the raging Flood, When Beauty stirs the Mass of youthful Blood, 1 00 When the swoln Veins with circling Torrents rise, And softer Passions speak thro

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