Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 22

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W. Blackwood, 1827
 

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Page 385 - And here we go backwards and forwards, And here we go round, round, roundy.
Page 44 - Tis by comparison, an easy task Earth to despise; but, to converse with heaven— This is not easy:— to relinquish all We have, or hope, of happiness and joy, And stand in freedom loosened from...
Page 44 - The sense of death is most in apprehension ; And the poor beetle that we tread upon, In corporal sufferance finds a pang as great As when a giant dies.
Page 553 - I recollect once he told me, when I was admiring a distant prospect in one of our morning walks, that the sight of so many smoking cottages gave a pleasure to his mind, which none could understand who had not witnessed, like himself, the happiness and the worth which they contained.
Page 503 - Fraught with young life, it righted as it rose. And moved at will along the yielding water. The native pilot of this little bark Put out a tier of oars on either side, Spread to the wafting breeze a twofold sail, And mounted up and glided down the billow In happy freedom, pleased to feel the air And wander in the luxury of light.
Page 298 - Ay, now am I in Arden ; the more fool I : when I was at home, I was in a better place : but travellers must be content.
Page 503 - ... native pilot of this little bark Put out a tier of oars on either side, spread to the wafting breeze a two-fold sail, And mounted up and glided down the billow In happy freedom, pleased to feel the air, And wander in the luxury of light. Worth all the dead creation, in that hour. To me appearM this lonely Nautilus, My fellow-being, like myself alive.
Page 161 - Lady-bird ! lady-bird ! fly away home ; — The field-mouse has gone to her nest, The daisies have shut up their sleepy red eyes, And the bees and the birds are at rest. Lady-bird ! lady-bird ! fly away home...
Page 503 - Glow'd with such orient tints, they might have been The rainbow's offspring, when it met the ocean In that resplendent vision I had seen. While yet in...
Page 588 - Lord, how manifold are thy works : in wisdom hast thou made them all ; the earth is full of thy riches. 25 So is the great and wide sea also : wherein are things creeping innumerable, both small and great beasts. 26 There go the ships, and there is that Leviathan : whom thou hast made to take his pastime therein.

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