New Monthly Magazine, Volume 50

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Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, William Harrison Ainsworth, Thomas Hood, Theodore Edward Hook
E. W. Allen, 1837

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Page 368 - No tree in all the grove but has its charms, Though each its hue peculiar...
Page 578 - If he who makes two blades of grass grow where but one grew before...
Page 430 - gainst every odds— and I've gained the victory. Our captain sent for all of us; my merry men, said he, I havn't the gift of the gab, my lads, but yet I thankful be; You've done your duty handsomely, each man stood to his gun, If you hadn't, you villains, as sure as day, I'd have flogged each mother's son. Odds bobs, hammer and tongs, as long as I'm at sea, I'll fight 'gainst every odds — and I'll gain the victory.
Page 56 - Vous êtes assurée ici d'un plein secret, » Et le mal n'est jamais que dans l'éclat qu'on fait. Le scandale du monde est ce qui fait l'offense, Et ce n'est pas pécher que pécher en silence.
Page 320 - Oh ! ever thus, from childhood's hour, I've seen my fondest hopes decay ; I never loved a tree or flower, But 'twas the first to fade away. I never nursed a dear gazelle, To glad me with its soft black eye, • But when it came to know me well, And love me, it was sure to die...
Page 260 - ... at two yards' distance. He went home (as I afterwards learned) to a solitary dinner, instead of dining at the club, as he had intended. The hint thrown out touching this new feature of his deafness, had induced him to change his mind, and to avoid company until he had had a little self-communion. He took three extra glasses of Madeira without washing down the obstinate doubt that threatened to become an impediment to his ever speaking again with any confidence or comfort. Naturally fond of music,...
Page 227 - What is it that keeps men in continual discontent and agitation ? It is, that they cannot make realities correspond with their conceptions, that enjoyment steals away from...
Page 193 - In his native groves, mounted on the top of a tall bush, or half-grown tree, in the dawn of dewy morning, while the woods are already vocal with a multitude of warblers, his admirable song rises pre-eminent over every competitor. The ear can listen to his music alone, to which that of all the others seems a mere accompaniment.
Page 137 - Upon this development of the motives, the views, and the consistency of the above-mentioned band of patriots, Johnson once remarked to me, that it had given more strength to government than all that had been written in its defence, meaning thereby, that it had destroyed all confidence in men of that character.
Page 194 - Both in his native and domesticated state, during the solemn stillness of night, as soon as the moon rises in silent majesty, he begins his delightful solo, and serenades us the livelong night with a full display of his vocal powers, making the whole neighborhood ring with his inimitable medley.

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