Eugene Aram: A Tale, Volume 2

J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1865

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Pagina 135 - 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 158 - MADE a posy, while the day ran by : Here will I smell my remnant out, and tie My life within this band.
Pagina 320 - Time goes by turns, and chances change by course, From foul to fair, from better hap to worse. The sea of Fortune doth not ever flow ; She draws her favours to the lowest ebb ; Her tides have equal times to come and go; Her loom doth weave the...
Pagina 183 - My father's spirit in arms ! all is not well; I doubt some foul play: 'would, the night were come! Till then sit still, my soul: Foul deeds will rise, Though all the earth o'erwhelm them, to men's eyes.
Pagina 276 - ... being not only places of religious retirement, but of burial too. And it has scarce or never been heard of, but that every cell now known contains, or contained, these relicts of humanity, some mutilated, and some entire.
Pagina 134 - Escap't the Stygian Pool, though long detain'd In that obscure sojourn, while in my flight Through utter and through middle darkness borne, With other notes than to th...
Pagina 276 - Clarke is suggested as an argument of his being dead; but the uncertainty of such an inference from that, and the fallibility of all conclusions of such a sort from such a circumstance, are too obvious and too notorious to require instances ; yet superseding many, permit me to produce a very recent one, and that afforded by this castle. "In June, 1757, William Thompson, for all the vigilance of this place, in open daylight and double-ironed, made his escape ; and...
Pagina 13 - there's a great deal to be said on both sides of the question.
Pagina 81 - Where, with like haste, though several ways, they run Some to undo, and some to be undone; While luxury, and wealth, like war and peace, Are each the other's ruin, and increase; As rivers lost in seas some secret vein 35 Thence reconveys, there to be lost again. O happiness of sweet retired content! To be at once secure, and innocent.
Pagina 276 - ... of humanity, some mutilated and some entire. I do not inform, but give me leave to remind your lordship, that here sat solitary Sanctity, and here the hermit or the anchoress hoped that repose for their bones when dead they here enjoyed when living.

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