Woman: Or Ida of Athens, Volume 4

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1809 - 290 pages

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Page 290 - Mr. Montgomery displays a rich and romantic fancy, a tender heart, a copious and active command of imagery and language, and an irresistible influence over the feelings.
Page 292 - THE MINSTRELSY OF THE SCOTTISH BORDER; consisting of Historical and Romantic Ballads, collected in the Southern Counties of Scotland ; with a few of a modern Date, founded on local Tradition. With an Introduction, and Notes by the Editor, WALTER SCOTT, Esq.
Page 290 - Vol. I. containing, the Sabbath (5th edition) ; Sabbath Walks ; the Rural Calendar ; and Smaller Poems. Vol. II. containing, the Birds of Scotland ; and Mary Stuart, a Dramatic Poem. 13. THE BIRDS OF SCOTLAND, BIBLICAL PICTURES, and THE RURAL CALENDAR, with other POEMS. By JAMES GRAHAME, Author of " The Sabbath,
Page 282 - Disdar-aga led to no unseemly consequence, marries his quondam mistress for good and all, and carries her to Russia " a country congenial by its climate to her delicate constitution and luxurious habits; and by its character, to her tender, sensitive and fanciful disposition !" iv. p. 286. Such is the story, which may be dismissed as merely foolish ; but the sentiments and language must not escape quite so easily. The latter is an inflated jargon, composed of terms picked up in all countries, and...
Page 123 - nocturnal " father that deep scar, which intersected his whole forehead in a slanting direction, and which I did not notice until I moved closer to him. Before I had had time to impart to the baron the name of the street...

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