The World of fashion and continental feuilletons [afterw.] The Ladies' monthly magazine, The World of fashion [afterw.] Le Monde élégant; or The World of fashion

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Page 257 - Like the vase, in which roses have once been distilled — You may break, you may shatter the vase if you will. But the scent of the roses will hang round it still.
Page 257 - Alas! the love of women! it is known To be a lovely and a fearful thing; For all of theirs upon that die is thrown, And if 'tis lost, life hath no more to bring To them but mockeries of the past alone...
Page 257 - Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.
Page 257 - I have read" of a fair young German gentleman who living often refused to be pictured, but put off the importunity of his friends' desire by giving way that after a few days' burial they might send a painter to his vault, and if they saw cause for it draw the image of his death unto the life : they did so, and found his face half eaten, and his midriff and backbone full of serpents ; and so...
Page 221 - Revolving in his alter'd soul The various turns of chance below; And now and then a sigh he stole, And tears began to flow.
Page 21 - To the honour of God omnipotent, and in memorial of the blessed martyr St. George, tie about thy leg, for thy renown, this noble garter; wear it as the symbol of the most illustrious order, never to be forgotten or laid aside; that thereby thou mayest be admonished to be courageous, and having undertaken a just war, in which thou shall be engaged, thou mayest stand firm, valiautly fight, and successfully conquer.
Page 172 - She raised her head and gazed wildly at him. What was his astonishment at beholding, by the bright glare of the lightning, the very face which had haunted him in his dreams. It was pale and disconsolate, but ravishingly beautiful.
Page 257 - ... if the nimble boors of Sussex had not frequently poised it, or supported it with their shoulders, from Godalming almost to Petworth ; and the nearer we approached the duke's house the more inaccessible it seemed to be. The last nine miles of the way cost us six hours...
Page 174 - For,' said he in broken English, 'white man court— court — may be one whole year ! — may be two years before he marry ! Well — may be then he get very good wife — but may be not — may be very cross ! Well, now suppose cross ! scold so soon as get awake in the morning! scold all day ! — scold until sleep ! — all one — he must keep him ! — White people have law forbidding throw away wife he be ever so cross — must keep him always!
Page 257 - As I live, saith the Lord God, Sodom thy sister hath not done, she nor her daughters, as thou hast done, thou and thy daughters.

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