Godolphin and Falkland

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Tauchnitz, 1842 - CHR 1842 - 414 pages

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Page 128 - Three years she grew in sun and shower; Then Nature said, "A lovelier flower On earth was never sown; This child I to myself will take; She shall be mine, and I will make A lady of my own. "Myself will to my darling be Both law and impulse: and with me The girl, in rock and plain, In earth and heaven, in glade and bower, Shall feel an overseeing power To kindle or restrain.
Page 129 - A crew who, under names of old renown— Osiris, Isis, Orus, and their train— With monstrous shapes and sorceries abused Fanatic Egypt and her priests to seek Their wandering gods disguised in brutish forms Rather than human.
Page 398 - Knowledge before — a discovery that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy.
Page 339 - Ah me! for aught that ever I could read. Could ever hear by tale or history, The course of true love never did run smooth: But, either it was different in blood; Her.
Page 344 - ... her to leave London for E — , in the height of the season , has given her cheek a more delicate hue than I should think it naturally wore. Her eyes are light, but their lashes are long and dark; her hair is black and luxuriant , and worn in a fashion peculiar to herself; but her manners, Monktou ! how can I convey to you their fascination?
Page 49 - And deep, dark, rushing, even at that still hour, went the stream through the boughs that swept over its surface. Here and there the banks suddenly shelved down, mingling with the waves: then abruptly they rose, overspread with thick and tangled umbrage, several feet above the level of the river.

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