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205 ページ - coat Almost to bursting; and the big round tears Cours'd one another down his innocent nose In piteous chase: and thus the hairy fool, Much marked of the melancholy Jacques, Stood on the extremest verge of the swift brook, Augmenting it with tears.
224 ページ - unhunted recline. By the skirts of grey forests o'erhung with wild vine, Where the elephant browses at peace in his wood, And the river-horse gambols unscared in the flood; And the mighty rhinoceros wallows at will, In the fen where the wild ass is drinking his fill.
152 ページ - century the following are added : bastards and mongrels, lemors, kenets, terrours, butcher's hounds, dunghill dogs, trindel-tail'd dogs, prycke-ear'd curs, and ladies' small puppies. This list calls to mind the passage in ' King Lear,' where the word * brach' is evidently applied to a dog of a particular species : ' Mastiff, greyhound, mongrel grim, Hound or spaniel, brach or lym, Or bobtail tyke, or trundle tail,
146 ページ - mind's eye.' Let us first examine his kennel, and look at the dogs ; we shall find that he understands them. He has seen curs, and is alive to their distinguishing characteristics. The Dauphin is made to say in Henry V.: ' Turn head and stop pursuit, for coward dogs Most spend their mouths when what they seem to threaten Runs far before them.
367 ページ - beard, wore a bluish cap with a faded gold band round it, had on a red-sleeved waistcoat, and a pair of grey tweed trousers. I would have run to him, only I was a coward in the presence of
296 ページ - exceeds in weight the consumption of beef in London. The most ' frequented fishing-grounds are much more prolific of food than the ' same extent of the richest land. Once in the year, an acre of * bottom of the sea, on the best fishing-grounds, yields a greater ' weight of food to the persevering fisherman every week in the * year.
367 ページ - a mob—would have embraced him, only, he being an Englishman, I did not know how he would receive me ; so I did what cowardice and false pride suggested was the best thing—walked deliberately to him,'took
304 ページ - Trampling his path through wood and brake And canes which, crackling, fall before his way, And tassel grass, whose silvery feathers play, O'erlapping the young trees, On comes the elephant to slake His thirst at noon in yon pellucid spring.
146 ページ - Clifford. Are these thy bears ? We'll bait thy bears to death, And manacle the bearward in their chains, If thou durst bring them to the baiting place.