Chambers's Journal of Popular Literature, Science and Arts, Volume 70

W & R Chambers, 1893

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Pagina 77 - Fetch me that flower; the herb I show'd thee once: The juice of it on sleeping eyelids laid Will make or man or woman madly dote Upon the next live creature that it sees.
Pagina 360 - Rizzio in that little room, pulled him out, and three rooms off there is a dark corner, where they murdered him. The chapel close to it is now roofless, grass and ivy grow there, and at that broken altar Mary was crowned Queen of Scotland. Everything around is broken and mouldering, and the bright sky shines in. I believe I found today in that old chapel the beginning of my Scottish Symphony.
Pagina 90 - tis true ; — But thirteen lines ! — and rhymed on two ! " Refrain," as well. Ah, hapless plight ! Still, there are five lines, — ranged aright. These Gallic bonds, I feared, would fright My easy Muse. They did, till you — You bid me try ! That makes them eight. The port's in sight ;'Tis all because your eyes are bright ! Now just a pair to end in
Pagina 102 - How small of all that human hearts endure, That part which laws or kings can cause or cure.
Pagina 73 - IT'S dowie in the hint o' hairst, At the wa'-gang o' the swallow, When the wind grows cauld, and the burns grow bauld, And the wuds are hingin' yellow; But oh, it's dowier far to see The wa-gang o' her the heart gangs wi', The dead-set o' a shinin' ee — That darkens the weary warld on thee.
Pagina 336 - I showed every sign of health and strength until I was about eighteen months old. One night, I have been often told, I showed great reluctance to be caught and put to bed, and after being chased about the room, was apprehended and consigned to my dormitory with some difficulty. It was the last time I was to show such personal agility. In the morning I was discovered to be affected with the fever which often accompanies the cutting of large teeth. It held me three days. On the fourth, when they went...
Pagina 90 - A DAINTY thing's the Villanelle Sly, musical, a jewel in rhyme, It serves its purpose passing well. A double-clappered silver bell That must be made to clink in chime, A dainty thing's the Villanelle; And if you wish to flute a spell, Or ask a meeting 'neath the lime, It serves its purpose passing well.
Pagina 128 - A fugitive criminal shall not be surrendered to a foreign State unless provision is made by the law of that State, or by arrangement, that the fugitive criminal shall not. until he has been restored or had an opportunity of returning to Her Majesty's Dominions, be detained or tried in that foreign State for any offence committed prior to his surrender other than the extradition crime proved by the facts on which the surrender is grounded...
Pagina 112 - Go call a coach, and let a coach be called, And let the man who calleth be the caller; And in his calling let him nothing call, But Coach! Coach! Coach! O for a coach, ye gods!

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