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Outlines of English Grammar and Analysis. [With] Key
Walter Scott Dalgleish
No preview available - 2015
Outlines of English Grammar and Analysis. [with] Key
Walter Scott Dalgleish
No preview available - 2018
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Page 72 - But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock struck the hour for retiring; And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly firing.
Page 14 - The genius making me no answer, I turned about to address myself to him a second time, but I found that he had left me ; I then turned again to the vision which I had been so long contemplating, but instead of the rolling tide, the arched bridge, and the happy islands, I saw nothing but the long hollow valley of Bagdad, with oxen, sheep, and camels grazing upon the sides of it.
Page 58 - What matter where, if I be still the same And what I should be, all but less than he, Whom thunder hath made greater...
Page 58 - I was here airing myself on the tops of the mountains, I fell into a profound contemplation on the vanity of human life ; and passing from one thought to another, Surely, said I, man is but a shadow, and life a dream.
Page 76 - He wrote, as he tells us, with very little consideration ; when occasion or necessity called upon him, he poured out what the present moment happened to supply, and, when once it had passed the press, ejected it from his mind ; for, when he had no pecuniary interest, he had no further solicitude.
Page 74 - What stronger breast-plate than a heart untainted ? Thrice is he armed, that hath his quarrel just ; And he but naked, though locked up in steel, Whose conscience with injustice is corrupted.
Page 76 - Be thou familiar, but by no means vulgar. The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, Grapple them to thy soul with hooks of steel ; But do not dull thy palm with entertainment Of each new-hatch'd, unfledg'd comrade.
Page 19 - I should have lived to see such disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, — in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult.
Page 75 - I thought, was holy ground. This state of mind could not last long — and I returned with languid feelings to my inn. I ordered my dinner— green peas and a sweetbread — it had been a favourite dish with me in my childhood — I was allowed to have it on my birthdays. I was impatient to see it come upon the table — but, when it came, I could scarce eat a mouthful — my tears choked me.