Faustus, a Dramatic Mystery: The Bride of Corinth; The First Walpurgis Night

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354 ページ - To me did seem Apparelled in celestial light, The glory and the freshness of a dream. It is not now as it has been of yore; — Turn wheresoe'er I may, By night or day, The things which I have seen, I now can see no more." WORDSWORTH — Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early
367 ページ - resolve, the dauntless spirit speaking on the tongue, beaming from the eye, informing every feature, and urging the whole man onward, right onward to his object — this, this is eloquence, or rather, it is something higher and greater than all eloquence, — it is action — noble, sublime, godlike action.
348 ページ - Thy melodies of woods, and winds and waters ! Till he relent, and can no more endure To be a jarring and a dissonant thing Amidst this general dance and minstrelsy ; But, bursting into tears, wins back his way, His angry spirit healed and harmonized By the benignant touch of love and beauty.
346 ページ - The shifts and turns, The' expedients and inventions multiform, To which the mind resorts, in chase of terms, Though apt, yet coy, and difficult to win — To arrest the fleeting images, that fill The mirror of the mind, and hold them fast, And force them sit, till he has pencilled
483 ページ - as they pass; Oh, sweet and tiny cousins, that belong, One to the fields, the other to the hearth, Both have your sunshine; both, though small, are strong At your clear heart; and both were sent on earth To sing in thoughtful
346 ページ - he that sings. But ah ! not such, Or seldom such, the hearers of his song. Fastidious, or else listless, or perhaps Aware of nothing arduous in a task They never undertook, they little note His dangers or escapes, and haply find There least amusement where he found the most.
358 ページ - angels gather from his sight. " About Him all the Sanctities of heaven Stood thick as stars, and from his sight received Beatitude past utterance." Paradise Lost, Book III. Page 18. MEPHISTOPHELES, &c. The Prologue in Heaven was not
406 ページ - of earth, delight in mischief; but the Sylphs, whose habitation is in the air, are the best conditioned creatures imaginable; for they say any mortals may enjoy the most intimate familiarities with these gentle spirits, upon a condition very easy to all true adepts — an inviolate preservation of chastity." — POPE — Preface to the Rape of the Lock. " Damnandus vero prorsus Paracelsi error,
402 ページ - Agrippa kept a Stygian pug, I' the garb and habit of a dog, That was his tutor, and the cur Read to the occult philosopher, And taught him subtly to maintain All other sciences are vain. To this quoth Sidrophello, ' Sir, Agrippa was no conjurer, Nor Paracelsus, no, nor Behmen ; Nor was the dog a cacodajmon, But a true dog, that would
468 ページ - Cette expression est venue, dans la suite, a signifier le mal meme des enfans. — LE DUCHAT. Page 277. Strength is given us by this ointment. " Then he (the devil) teacheth them to make ointments of the bowels and members of children, whereby they ride in the air, and accomplish all their desires: as, if there be any children