Waverly Novels: Ivanhoe

A. and C. Black, 1879

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Pagina 62 - Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more; Or close the wall up with our English dead ! In peace, there's nothing so becomes a man, As modest stillness, and humility : But when the blast of war...
Pagina 47 - But I have griefs of other kind, Troubles and sorrows more severe ; Give me to ease my tortured mind, \ Lend to my woes a patient ear ; And let me, if I may not find A friend to help— find one to hear.
Pagina 211 - THOU hast left them to their own. But, present still, though now unseen ! When brightly shines the prosperous day, Be thoughts of THEE a cloudy screen To temper the deceitful ray. And oh, when stoops on Judah's path In shade and storm the frequent night, Be THOU, long-suffering, slow to wrath, A burning and a shining light...
Pagina 41 - Acre/' said Ivanhoe, raising himself joyfully on his couch, "methought there was but one man in England that might do such a deed!" "The postern gate shakes/' continued Rebecca; "it crashes - it is splintered by his blows - they rush in - the outwork is won - Oh, God!
Pagina 211 - With priest's and warrior's voice between. No portents now our foes amaze, Forsaken Israel wanders lone ; Our fathers would not know THY ways And THOU hast left them to their own.
Pagina 38 - Look from the window once again, kind maiden, but beware that you are not marked by the archers beneath. Look out once more, and tell me if they yet advance to the storm." With patient courage, strengthened by the interval which she had employed in mental devotion, Rebecca again took post at the lattice, sheltering herself, however, so as not to be visible from beneath. 'What dost thou see, Rebecca?' again demanded the wounded knight. 'Nothing but the cloud of arrows flying so thick as to dazzle...
Pagina 40 - exclaimed Rebecca — " and they press the besieged hard upon the outer wall ; some plant ladders, some swarm like bees, and endeavor to ascend upon the shoulders of each other — down go stones, beams, and trunks of trees upon their heads, and as fast as they bear the wounded to the rear, fresh men supply their places in...
Pagina 36 - A fetterlock and shacklebolt azure," said Ivanhoe ; " I know not who may bear the device, but well I ween it might now be mine own. Canst thou not see the motto? " "Scarce the device itself at this distance," replied Rebecca, "but when the sun glances fair upon his shield, it shows as I tell you.
Pagina 210 - When Israel, of the Lord beloved, Out of the land of bondage came, Her fathers' God before her moved, An awful guide, in smoke and flame. By day, along the astonish'd lands The cloudy pillar glided slow ; By night, Arabia's crimson'd sands Return'd the fiery column's glow.
Pagina 41 - The bridge — the bridge which communicates with the castle — have they won that pass?" exclaimed Ivanhoe. "No," replied Rebecca, "the Templar has destroyed the plank on which they crossed — few of the defenders escaped with him into the castle — the shrieks and cries which you hear tell the fate of the others — Alas! — I see it is still more difficult to look upon victory than upon battle.

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