Fraser's Magazine, Volume 48

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James Anthony Froude, John Tulloch
J. Fraser, 1853 - Authors
Contains the first printing of Sartor resartus, as well as other works by Thomas Carlyle.

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Page 466 - In the worst inn's worst room, with mat half hung, The floors of plaster, and the walls of dung, On once a flock-bed, but repaired with straw, With tape-tied curtains never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow strove with dirty red, Great Villiers lies...
Page 601 - O'er all there hung a shadow and a fear ; A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper in the ear, The place is Haunted!
Page 595 - Yet now despair itself is mild, Even as the winds and waters are : I could lie down like a tired child, And weep away the life of care Which I have borne, and yet must bear, Till death, like sleep, might steal on me, And I might feel in the warm air My cheek grow cold, and hear the sea Breathe o'er my dying brain its last monotony.
Page 593 - The mind which is immortal makes itself Requital for its good or evil thoughts, Is its own origin of ill and end, And its own place and time; its innate sense, When stripp'd of this mortality, derives No colour from the fleeting things without, But is absorb'd in sufferance or in joy, Born from the knowledge of its own desert.
Page 594 - Nor fame, nor power, nor love, nor leisure : Others I see whom these surround — Smiling they live, and call life pleasure ; To me that cup has been dealt in another measure.
Page 466 - Of mimic statesmen, and their merry king. No wit to flatter, left of all his store! No fool to laugh at, which he valued more. There, victor of his health, of fortune, friends, And fame, this lord of useless thousands ends!
Page 46 - One of the most remarkable and inexplicable experiments relative to the strength of the human frame, which you have yourself seen and admired, is that in which a heavy man is raised with the greatest facility, when he is lifted up the instant that his own lungs and those of the persons who faise him are inflated with air.
Page 463 - As passionately my rich laden years, My bubble pleasures, and my awful joys, As Hero gave her trembling sighs to find Delicious death on wet Leander's lip. Bare, bald, and tawdry, as a fingered moth Is my poor life ; but with one smile thou canst Clothe me with kingdoms.
Page 54 - Every nighte and alle, Sit thee down and put them on ; And Christe receive thy saule. If hosen and shoon thou ne'er...
Page 93 - ... done,, cover your pot and set it on a quick fire, till it be sufficiently boiled ; then take out the Carp, and lay it with the broth into the dish, and pour upon it a quarter of a pound of the best fresh...

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