Passages from the Life of Charles Knight

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1874 - 480 páginas

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Página 100 - Adonis in Loveliness, was a corpulent gentleman of fifty ! In short, that this delightful, blissful, wise, pleasurable, honourable, virtuous, true, and immortal PRINCE, was a violator of his word, a libertine over head and ears in debt and disgrace, a despiser of domestic ties, the companion of gamblers and demireps, a man who has just closed half a century without one single claim on the gratitude of his country or the respect of posterity...
Página 238 - Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita mi ritrovai per una selva oscura, ché la diritta via era smarrita.
Página 115 - Our journal of this day presents to the public the practical result of the greatest improvement connected with printing, since the discovery of the art itself. The reader of this paragraph now holds in his hand one of the many thousand impressions of The Times Newspaper, which were taken off last night by a mechanical apparatus. A system of machinery, almost organic, has been devised and arranged, which, while it relieves the human frame of its most laborious...
Página 101 - ... without actual malice, and without gross negligence; and that before the commencement of the action, or at the earliest opportunity afterwards...
Página 277 - Even such a man, so faint, so spiritless, So dull, so dead in look, so woe-begone, Drew Priam's curtain in the dead of night, And would have told him half his Troy was burn'd; But Priam found the fire ere he his tongue, And I my Percy's death ere thou report'st it. This thou would'st say, 'Your son did thus and thus; Your brother thus; so fought the noble Douglas...
Página 401 - A man may see how this world goes with no eyes. Look with thine ears : see how yond justice rails upon yond simple thief. Hark, in thine ear : change places; and, handy-dandy, which is the justice, which is the thief?
Página 245 - I think you've picked up truth by bits ' From foreigner and neighbour, I think the world has lost its wits, And you have lost your labour. " I think the studies of the wise, The hero's noisy quarrel, The majesty of woman's eyes, The poet's cherish'd laurel ; And all that makes us lean or fat, And all that charms or troubles, — This bubble is more bright than that, But still they all are bubbles.
Página 401 - Glory is like a circle in the water, Which never ceaseth to enlarge itself, Till, by broad spreading, it disperse to nought.

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