The Royalist and the Republican: A Story of the Kentish Insurrection ...

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Smith, Elder and Company, 1852 - Great Britain
 

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Page 3 - The which observed, a man may prophesy, With a near aim, of the main chance of things As yet not come to life, which in their seeds And weak beginnings lie intreasured. Such things become the hatch and brood of time...
Page 201 - In the Spring a fuller crimson comes upon the Robin's breast ; In the Spring the wanton lapwing gets himself another crest ; In the Spring a livelier iris changes on the burnished dove ; In the Spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.
Page 17 - And nothing can we call our own but death, And that small model of the barren earth Which serves as paste and cover to our bones.
Page 243 - Be brave then ; for your captain is brave, and vows reformation. There shall be in England seven halfpenny loaves sold for a penny ; the three-hooped pot shall have ten hoops ; and I will make it felony to drink small beer. All the realm shall be in common, and in Cheapside shall my palfrey go to grass.
Page 201 - Then her cheek was pale and thinner than should be for one so young, And her eyes on all my motions with a mute observance hung, And I said, " My cousin Amy, speak and speak the truth to me, Trust me, cousin, all the current of my being sets to thee.
Page 281 - King Charles, and who'll do him right now? King Charles, and who's ripe for fight now? Give a rouse: here's, in Hell's despite now, King Charles!
Page 30 - All things that are, Are with more spirit chased than enjoyed. How like a younker, or a prodigal, The scarfed bark puts from her native bay, Hugged and embraced by the strumpet wind...
Page 17 - I : we still have slept together, Rose at an instant, learned, played, eat together ; And wheresoe'er we went, like Juno's swans, Still we went coupled and inseparable.
Page 48 - The voice is the voice of Jacob, but the hands are Esau's hands. The Shibboleth will prove thee to be no Ephraimite, or thou diest in the pass.

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