London Films and Certain Delightful English Towns

Harper, 1911 - 528 pagina's
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Pagina 200 - All you that in the condemn'd hold do lie, Prepare you, for to-morrow you shall die. Watch all, and pray, the hour is drawing near, That you before the Almighty must appear. Examine well yourselves, in time repent, That you may not t
Pagina 481 - Come, bright Improvement ! on the car of Time, And rule the spacious world from clime to clime ; Thy handmaid arts shall every wild explore, Trace every wave, and culture every shore. On Erie's banks, where tigers steal along, And the dread Indian chants a dismal song, Where human fiends on midnight errands walk, And bathe in brains the murderous tomahawk ; There...
Pagina 302 - I never look at it," said Catherine, as they walked along the side of the river, "without thinking of the south of France.
Pagina 408 - Canterbury bells, and with the barking out of dogs after them, they make more noise than if the king came there away with all his clarions and many other minstrels. And if these men and women be a month in their pilgrimage, many of them shall be an half year after great janglers, tale-tellers, and liars.
Pagina 457 - What do you mean ? Would you have me find one to cut off my head ?" Smith said, " Yes, my Lord, if you could have a friend." My Lord said, " Nay, Sir, if those men that would have my head, will not find one to cut it off, let it stand where it is.
Pagina 182 - Son William, if you and your friends keep to your plain way of preaching, and keep to your plain way of living, you will make an end of the priests to the end of the world.
Pagina 289 - That no gentleman or lady takes it ill that another dances before them ; — except such as have no pretence to dance at all. 8. That the elder ladies and children be content with a second bench at the ball, as being past or not come to perfection.
Pagina 52 - One hears a good deal of the greater quiet of London after New York. I think that what you notice is a difference in the quality of the noise in London. What is with us mainly a harsh, metallic shriek, a grind of trolley wheels upon trolley tracks, and a wild battering of their polygonized circles upon the rails, is in London the dull, tormented roar of the omnibuses and the incessant cloop-cloop of the cab-horses' hoofs. Between the two sorts of noise there is little choice for one who abhors both....
Pagina 408 - ... when one of them that goeth barefoot striketh his toe upon a stone and hurteth him sore and maketh him to bleed ; it is well done, that he or his fellow, begin then a song or else take out of his bosom a bagpipe for to drive away with such mirth, the hurt of his fellow. For with such solace, the travail and weariness of pilgrims is lightly and merrily brought forth.
Pagina 512 - And at a shock have scattered the forest of his pikes. Fast, fast, the gallants ride, in some safe nook to hide Their coward heads, predestined to rot on Temple Bar; And he— he turns, he flies : — shame on those cruel eyes That bore to look on torture, and dare not look on war.

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