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Pagina 143 - If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it, that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken and so die. That strain again! It had a dying fall...
Pagina 282 - My subject was the new and strange experience of the fallen humanity, as it went forth from Paradise into the wilderness ; with a peculiar reference to Eve's allotted grief, which, considering that self-sacrifice belonged to her womanhood, and the consciousness of originating the Fall to her offence, appeared to me imperfectly apprehended hitherto, and more expressible by a woman than a man.
Pagina 431 - I have received a letter from Mr. Herbert, in answer to that which I left at Nevis for him. My greatest wish is to be united to you ; and the foundation of all conjugal happiness, real love, and esteem, is, I trust, what you believe I possess in the strongest degree towards you.
Pagina 404 - Beginning with deep tones, it unfolds itself in gloom-inspiring harmonies, and truly reflects the impression which the gloom of an extensive wood produces on our feelings. Occasional glancing and disconnected tones appear to betoken light, breaking through the darkness of the grove ; and thus is the first drop-scene of the opera — the grove of sacrifice — fitly delineated. Assuredly the striking qualities of this tone-picture will still more forcibly suggest themselves to the reader, when I mention...
Pagina 151 - Appennine — nowhere more so than in the unexplored district into which we purpose to introduce our readers — is easily found as true, as pure, as ignorant a piety as could be in the times of the earliest Christianity. The manners of those people are stationary, and know no progress either for good...
Pagina 151 - Opera-house — talking and laughing, and from their eye-glasses darting death at the beauties on the right and left. In the interior of a small screened altar, something is going on which nobody sees or hears, and which may be Latin or Greek, prayers or curses, for aught any body cares.
Pagina 284 - And a look of human woe from his staring eyes did go, Toll slowly. And a sharp cry uttered he, in a foretold agony...
Pagina 217 - How can you say such things ? " cried Sybil, drawing back indignantly, " you who can be so kind and good when you choose ! I won't listen ; you can't make me doubt him ; only he himself could do that, and he never will. Why are you so bitter against my poor Ronald ? " " When you have lived as long in the world as I have, my dear, you may be as suspicious of everything men say that sounds disinterested and noble, as I am. But I won't say another word. Mr. Ronald Campion may be everything that is high-minded...
Pagina 399 - ... belief. Doubtless Lord B. ' told you of the order of the Aulic Council for the Archbishop of ' Aquileia to go to St. Mark's in a coach and six ; as if the Lord ' Mayor were ordered to go to St. James's Palace in a gondola.
Pagina 404 - ... corresponding with certain emotions of the soul. ' Of all man's senses, the sight and hearing are those through which the greatest influence upon the mind and heart is produced ; which, therefore, constitute the most powerful springs of the moral and mental perceptions, actions, and judgments of mankind. But the hearing would seem the most powerful and operative of the two, because inharmonious, jarring tones are capable of shocking and torturing our feelings to their inmost core to such an extent...