The Life and Literary Remains of Charles Reece Pemberton: with Remarks on His Character and Genius

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C. Fox, 1843 - 506 Seiten
 

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Seite 201 - The ice was here, the ice was there, The ice was all around: It cracked and growled, and roared and howled, Like noises in a swound...
Seite 488 - You are my true and honourable wife ; As dear to me as are the ruddy drops That visit my sad heart.
Seite xxv - THE poet in a golden clime was born, With golden stars above ; Dower'd with the hate of hate, the scorn of scorn, The love of love.
Seite xxviii - The morn is up again, the dewy morn, With breath all incense, and with cheek all bloom, Laughing the clouds away with playful scorn, And living as if earth contain'd no tomb,— And glowing into day...
Seite 206 - This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea. . . . This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England, This nurse, this teeming womb of royal kings, Fear'd by their breed and famous by their birth.
Seite xxv - And his aspirations to the beautiful and true, Were developed and exercised Through a life of vicissitude, And often of privation and disappointment. As a public lecturer He has left a lasting memorial In the minds of the many Whom he guided to a perception Of the genius of Shakspeare In its diversified and harmonizing powers. At oppression and hyprocrisy He spurned with a force proportioned To that wherewith he clung To justice and freedom, kindness, and sincerity.
Seite xxiv - And well he earned thy scorn; For he believed that all may be, What martyrs are in spite of thee — Nor wear thy crown of thorn : Smiling he...
Seite 142 - hurra ! hurra ! hurra !' a chorus of cataracts, sweep over the rippled smiles of the patient, passionless, and unconscious sea. Sulphur and fire, agony, death, and horror, are riding and revelling on its bosom ; yet how gently, brightly playful is its face ! To see and hear this ! what a maddening of the brain it causes! yet it is a delirium of joy; a very fury of delight...
Seite 498 - Jerusalem with iniquity: the heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money: yet will they lean upon the Lord, and say, "Is not the Lord among us? none evil can come upon us.
Seite xxiii - POOR CHARLES. SHUNN'D by the rich, the vain, the dull, Truth's all-forgiving son, The gentlest of the beautiful, His painful course hath run ; Content to live, to die resign'd, In meekness proud of wishes kind, And duties nobly done. A godlike child hath left the earth ; In heav'na child is born : Cold World ! thou could'st not know his worth, And well he earn'd thy scorn ; For he believed that all may be What martyrs are, in spite of thee, Nor wear thy crown of...

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