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Page 216 - Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight; the tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a dullness to my trembling heart. Give me thy hand, and let me hear thy voice; Nay, quickly speak to me, and let me hear Thy voice — my own affrights me with its echoes.
Page 226 - CHAPTER XXI. On the Rialto, every night at twelve, I take my evening's walk of meditation : There we two will meet. Venice Preserved. FULL of sinister augury, for which, however, I could assign no satisfactory cause, I shut myself up in my apartment at the inn, and having dismissed Andrew, after resisting his importunity to accompany him to St. Enoch's...
Page xxiii - He tamed, who foolishly aspires ; While to the measure of his might Each fashions his desires. "All kinds, and creatures, stand and fall By strength of prowess or of wit : 'Tis God's appointment who must sway, And who is to submit. " Since, then, the rule of right is plain, And longest life is but a day ; To have my ends, maintain my rights, I'll take the shortest way.
Page 176 - It happened one day about noon, going towards my boat, I was exceedingly surprised with the print of a man's naked foot on the shore, which was very^ plain to be seen in the sand.
Page 366 - I could have bid you live," she said, " had life been to you the same weary and wasting burden that it is to me — that it is to every noble and generous mind. But you — wretch! you could creep through the world unaffected by its various disgraces, its ineffable miseries, its constantly accumulating masses of crime and sorrow — you could live and enjoy yourself, while the noble-minded...
Page 365 - MacGregor commanded that the hostage exchanged for his safety should be brought into her presence. I believe her sons had kept this unfortunate wretch out of her sight, for fear of the consequences ; but if it was so, their humane precaution only postponed his fate. They dragged forward at her summons a wretch already half dead with terror, in whose agonized features I recognized, to my horror and astonishment, my old acquaintance Morris.
Page 5 - For why ? — because the good old rule Sufficeth them, the simple plan, That they should take, who have the power, And they should keep who can.
Page 215 - Paperie - na, na! - nane could ever say that o' the trades o' Glasgow - Sae they sune came to an agreement to take a' the idolatrous statues of sants (sorrow be on them) out o' their neuks - and sae the bits o' stane idols were broken in pieces by Scripture warrant, and flung into the Molendinar burn, and the auld kirk stood as crouse as a cat when the flaes are kaimed aff her, and a
Page 366 - She gave a brief command in Gaelic to her attendants, two of whom seized upon the prostrate suppliant and hurried him to the brink of a cliff which overhung the flood. He set up the most piercing and dreadful cries that fear ever uttered: I may well term them dreadful, for they haunted my sleep for years afterwards.