The Twentieth Century, Volume 95
Nineteenth Century and After, 1924 - English periodicals
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Page 415 - God Almighty first planted a garden; and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures; it is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man; without which buildings and palaces are but gross...
Page 730 - There be three things which are too wonderful for me, yea, four which I know not: The way of an eagle in the air; the way of a serpent upon a rock; the way of a ship in the midst of the sea; and the way of a man with a maid.
Page 415 - Thus was this place, A happy rural seat of various view : Groves whose rich trees wept odorous gums and balm ; Others whose fruit, burnished with golden rind, Hung amiable — Hesperian fables true, If true, here only — and of delicious taste.
Page 701 - With a more riotous appetite. Down from the waist they are centaurs, Though women all above: But to the girdle do the gods inherit, Beneath is all the fiends; there's hell, there's darkness, there is the sulphurous pit, burning, scalding, stench, consumption; — Fie, fie, fie!
Page 373 - Ghost. Do not forget. This visitation Is but to whet thy almost blunted purpose.
Page 113 - We can inform Jonathan what are the inevitable consequences of being too fond of glory ; — TAXES upon every article which enters into the mouth, or covers the back, or is placed under the foot — taxes upon...
Page 384 - WHEN I survey the bright Celestial sphere; So rich with jewels hung, that night Doth like an Ethiop bride appear: My soul her wings doth spread And heaven-ward flies, The Almighty's mysteries to read In the large volumes of the skies.
Page 442 - A Dandy is a Clotheswearing man, a Man whose trade, office, and existence consists in the wearing of Clothes. Every faculty of his soul, spirit, purse, and person is heroically consecrated to this one object, the wearing of Clothes wisely and well : so that as others dress to live, he lives to dress.
Page 725 - The Ball no question makes of Ayes and Noes, But Here or There as strikes the Player goes; And He that toss'd you down into the Field, He knows about it all — HE knows — HE knows!
Page 72 - Wear your learning, like your watch, in a private pocket : and do not pull it out and strike it ; merely to show that you have one.