The Barclays of Boston


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344 ページ - Rome! my country! city of the soul! The orphans of the heart must turn to thee. Lone mother of dead empires! and control In their shut breasts their petty misery. What are our woes and sufferance? Come and see The cypress, hear the owl, and plod your way O'er steps of broken thrones and temples, — Ye! Whose agonies are evils of a day — A world is at our feet as fragile as our clay.
49 ページ - Pluto maintained he was cheated, For justice divine could not compass its ends ; The scheme of man's penance he swore was defeated, For earth becomes heaven with wife, children, and friends...
332 ページ - Truth crushed to earth, shall rise again The eternal years of God are hers; But Error, wounded, writhes in pain, And dies among his worshippers.
412 ページ - HERE'S a health to ane I lo'e dear! Here's a health to ane I lo'e dear ! Thou art sweet as the smile when fond lovers meet, And soft as their parting tear — Jessy ! Although thou maun never be mine, Although even hope is denied, 'Tis sweeter for thee despairing, Than aught in the world beside — Jessy ! I mourn through the gay, gaudy day, As, hopeless, I muse on thy charms, But welcome the dream o...
325 ページ - No: The world must be peopled. When I said, I would die a bachelor, I did not think I should live till I were married.— Here comes Beatrice : By this day, she's a fair lady : I do spy some marks of love in her.
396 ページ - Ametas. THINK'ST thou that this love can stand, Whilst thou still dost say me nay ? Love unpaid does soon disband : Love binds love, as hay binds hay.
293 ページ - The Lust of Gold succeeds the Rage of Conquest, The Lust of Gold, unfeeling and remorseless ! The last Corruption of degenerate Man...
302 ページ - It is our nature's strong necessity, And this the soul's unerring instincts tell: Therefore I say, let us love worthily, Dear child, and then we cannot love too well.
257 ページ - ... so raging among them, and all the other passions improved and refined upon in courts of princes more than anywhere else ; and why are their repasts, their recreations, and whole manner of living, always such as are approved of, coveted, and imitated by the most sensual people of the same country ? If, despising all visible decorations, they were only in love with the embellishments of the mind, why should they borrow so many of the implements, and make use of the most darling toys, of the luxurious?
267 ページ - Of all the gay places the world can afford, By gentle and simple for pastime adored, Fine balls, and fine concerts, fine buildings and springs, Fine walks and fine views and a thousand fine things, Not to mention the sweet situation and air, What place, my dear mother, with Bath can compare?