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Page 134 - Mary! dear departed shade! Where is thy place of blissful rest ? See'st thou thy lover lowly laid? Hear'st thou the groans that rend his breast?
Page 203 - And these grey rocks; that household lawn; Those trees, a veil just half withdrawn; This fall of water that doth make A murmur near the silent lake...
Page 223 - In all her length far winding lay, With promontory, creek, and bay, And islands that, empurpled bright, Floated amid the livelier light, And mountains, that like giants stand, To sentinel enchanted land.
Page 247 - THERE'S not a nook within this solemn Pass, But were an apt confessional for One Taught by his summer spent, his autumn gone, That Life is but a tale of morning grass Withered at eve.
Page 210 - Had you seen but these roads before they were made, You'd lift up your hands and bless Marshal Wade.
Page 378 - And glimmer'd all the dead men's mail. Blazed battlement and pinnet high, Blazed every rose-carved buttress fair— So still they blaze, when fate is nigh The lordly line of high St. Clair.
Page 159 - Moor'd in the rifted rock, Proof to the tempest's shock, Firmer he roots him the ruder it blow ; Menteith and Breadalbane, then, Echo his praise agen, " Roderigh Vich Alpine dhu, ho ! ieroe...
Page 59 - Giles of Glasgow, but I owe an apology to the metropolitan pandemonium for the comparison. A very extensive inspection of the lowest districts of other places, both here and on the continent, never presented anything half so bad, either in intensity of pestilence, physical and moral, or in extent proportioned to the population.
Page 278 - WHOSE ADMIRABLE WRITINGS WERE THEN ALLOWED TO HAVE GIVEN MORE DELIGHT AND SUGGESTED BETTER FEELING TO A LARGER CLASS OF READERS IN EVERY RANK OF SOCIETY THAN THOSE OF ANY OTHER AUTHOR, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF SHAKESPEARE ALONE: AND WHICH WERE THEREFORE THOUGHT LIKELY TO BE REMEMBERED LONG AFTER THIS ACT OF GRATITUDE, ON THE PART OF THE FIRST GENERATION OF HIS ADMIRERS, SHOULD BE FORGOTTEN.