Eugene Aram: A Tale, Volume 2

Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, 1832
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Pagina 303 - In regions mild of calm and serene air, Above the smoke and stir of this dim spot Which men call Earth, and, with low-thoughted care.
Pagina 86 - Not mine own fears, nor the prophetic soul Of the wide world dreaming on things to come, Can yet the lease of my true love control, Supposed as forfeit to a confined doom.
Pagina 223 - After all," said Walter aloud, "the scholar was right — there is nothing like the country! " Oh, happiness of sweet retired content, To be at once secure and innocent!" " Be them verses in the Psalms, sir ? " said the corporal, who was close behind. " No, Bunting; but they were written by one who, if I recollect right, set the Psalms to verse.* I hope they meet with your approbation ? " " Indeed, sir, and no — since they ben't in the Psalms.
Pagina 302 - Thee I revisit now with bolder wing, Escaped the Stygian pool, though long detained In that obscure sojourn, while in my flight, Through utter and through middle darkness borne...
Pagina 238 - Indeed, Mr. Elmore, I cannot tell ; I did not boil them." " Sir," said Elmore, turning to his guest, " I do not know whether you will agree with me, but I think a slight tendency to gourmandism is absolutely necessary to complete the character of a truly classical mind. So many beautiful touches are there in the ancient poets, so many delicate allusions in history and in anecdote relating to the gratification of the palate, that if a man have no correspondent sympathy with the illustrious epicures...
Pagina 282 - ... is selfishness ; and of all characters, the thorough selfish one is the least forward in taking party. The men of this sort are, in this respect, true men of moderation. They are secure of their temper, and possess themselves too well to be in danger of entering warmly into any cause, or engaging deeply with any side or faction.
Pagina 293 - Arousing himself from his short and sombre reverie, Aram resumed his way, and threading some of the smaller streets on the opposite side of the water, arrived at last in the street in which he was to seek Houseman.
Pagina 119 - there's a great deal to be said on both sides of the question.
Pagina 302 - TIS late and cold; stir up the fire; -*- Sit close, and draw the table nigher; Be merry, and drink wine that's old, A hearty medicine 'gainst a cold : Your beds of wanton down the best, Where you shall tumble to your rest; I could wish you wenches too, But I am dead, and cannot do. Call for the best the house may ring, Sack, white, and claret, let them bring, And drink apace, while breath you have; You'll find but cold drink in the grave : Plover...
Pagina 207 - This way of talking of his very much enlivens the conversation among us of a more sedate turn ; and I find there is not one of the company, but myself, who rarely speak at all, but speaks of him as of that sort of man, who is usually called a well-bred fine gentleman. To conclude his character, where women are not concerned, he is an honest, worthy man. I cannot tell whether I am to account...

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