The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Biographical memoirs

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Էջ 258 - Nor coin'd my cheek to smiles, nor cried aloud In worship of an echo; in the crowd They could not deem me one of such ; I stood Among them, but not of them ; in a shroud Of thoughts which were not their thoughts, and still could, Had 1 not filed my mind, which thus itself subdued. CXIV. I
Էջ 264 - not filed my mind, which thus itself subdued. CXIV. I have not loved the world, nor the world me— But let us part fair foes ; I do believe, Though I have found them not, that there may be Words which are things—hopes which will not
Էջ 166 - gray eyes, and a large mole near his mouth ; was born in London, and for many years was a hose-factor, in Freeman's Yard, in Cornhill, and now is owner of the brick and pantile works near Tilbury-fort, in Essex ; whoever shall discover the said Daniel De Foe to one of her majesty's principal secretaries
Էջ 166 - of her majesty's principal secretaries of state, or any of her majesty's justices of peace, so as he may be apprehended, shall have a reward of £50, which her majesty has ordered immediately to be paid upon such discovery." He was shortly after caught, fined, pilloried, and imprisoned. " Thus," says he,
Էջ 257 - His life was one long war with self-sought foes, Or friends by him self-banish'd ; for his mind Had grown Suspicion's sanctuary, and chose For its own cruel sacrifice, the kind, 'Gainst whom he raged with fury strange and blind.
Էջ 258 - not loved the world, nor the world me— But let us part fair foes ; I do believe, Though I have found them not, that there may be Words which are things—hopes which will not
Էջ 257 - Harold seems to bid a long and lasting farewell to social intercourse, and, with exceptions so cautiously restricted and guarded as to be almost none, brands the mass of humanity, whom he leaves behind him as false and treacherous. CXIII. " I have not loved the world, nor the world me ; I have not flatter'd its rank breath, nor bow'd To its idolatries a patient knee,—
Էջ 201 - spent, he got fire by rubbing two sticks of pimento wood together upon his knee. In the lesser hut, at some distance from the other, he dressed his victuals; and in the larger he slept, and employed himself in reading, singing psalms, and praying; so that he said, he was a better Christian, while in this
Էջ 196 - so that they were exposed to hardships. And Mrs. Bargrave in those days had as unkind a father, though she wanted neither for food nor clothing, while Mrs. Veal wanted for both ; insomuch that she would often say, " Mrs. Bargrave, you are not only the best, but the only, friend I have in
Էջ 39 - Few sorrows hath she of her own, My hope, my joy, my Genevieve; She loves me best whene'er I sing The songs that make her grieve. * LOvE.

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