Old Blackfriars: A Story of the Days of Sir Anthony Van Dyck

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Seeley, 1901 - 323 pages
 

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Page 80 - Our revels now are ended... These our actors, As I foretold you, were all spirits, and Are melted into air, into thin air, And, like the baseless fabric of this vision, The cloud-capped towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve, And, like this insubstantial pageant faded, Leave not a rack behind: we are such stuff As dreams are made on; and our little life Is rounded with a sleep..
Page 151 - Oriana said that it pleased her, and that word which she said the child kept in his heart, so that he never lost it from his memory, and in all his life he was never weary of serving her, and his heart was surrendered to her, and this love lasted as long as they lasted, for as well as he loved her did she also love him.
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Page 151 - The child of the sea (that is, Amadis) was now twelve years old, but in stature and size he seemed fifteen, and he served the queen ; but, now that Oriana was there, the queen gave her the child of the sea, that he should serve her, and Oriana said that " it pleased her ;" and that word which she said, the child kept in his heart, so that he never lost it from his memory, and in all his life he was never weary of serving her, and his heart was surrendered to her ; and this love...
Page 1 - The Books say well, my Brothers ! each man's life The outcome of his former living is; The bygone wrongs bring forth sorrows and woes The bygone right breeds bliss. That which ye sow ye reap. See yonder fields ! The sesamum was sesamum, the corn Was corn. The Silence and the Darkness knew!. So is a man's fate born.

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