The Eagle: A Magazine, Volumes 1-2

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W. Metcalfe, 1859

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Page 140 - I pray you, speak not ; he grows worse and worse; Question enrages him : at once, good night : Stand not upon the order of your going, But go at once.
Page 7 - The roar of waters! from the headlong height Velino cleaves the wave-worn precipice; The fall of waters ! rapid as the light The flashing mass foams shaking the abyss; The hell of waters ! where they howl and hiss, And boil in endless torture; while the sweat Of their great agony, wrung out from this Their Phlegethon, curls round the rocks of jet That gird the gulf around, in pitiless horror set...
Page 57 - She was a form of life and light, That, seen, became a part of sight...
Page 120 - The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, Is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils; The motions of his spirit are dull as night And his affections dark as Erebus: Let no such man be trusted.
Page 309 - Thus speaketh the Lord of hosts, saying, This people say, The time is not come, the time that the Lord's house should be built.
Page 7 - And mounts in spray the skies, and thence again Returns in an unceasing shower, which round, With its unemptied cloud of gentle rain, Is an eternal April to the ground, Making it all one emerald.
Page 234 - Change good to their own nature. I gave all He has; and in return. he chains me here Years, ages, night and day...
Page 196 - The youth who daily further from the east Must travel, still is nature's priest, And by the vision splendid Is on his way attended; At length the man perceives it die away, And fade into the light of common day.
Page 236 - Remit the anguish of that lighted stare; Close those wan lips; let that thornwounded brow Stream not with blood; it mingles with thy tears ! Fix, fix those tortured orbs in peace and death, So thy sick throes shake not that crucifix, So those pale fingers play not with thy gore.
Page 307 - And the elders of the Jews builded, and they prospered through the prophesying of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the son of Iddo. And they builded, and finished it, according to the commandment of the God of Israel, and according to the commandment of Cyrus, and Darius, and Artaxerxes king of Persia.

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