Mary Bertrand

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Page 1 - twas but the wind, Or the car rattling o'er the stony street; On with the dance! let joy be unconfined; No sleep till morn, when Youth and Pleasure meet To chase the glowing Hours with flying feet. But hark!
Page 196 - Not to a rage : patience and sorrow strove Who should express her goodliest. You have seen Sunshine and rain at once...
Page 54 - Love took up the glass of Time, and turn'd it in his glowing hands ; Every moment, lightly shaken, ran itself in golden sands. Love took up the harp of Life, and smote on all the chords with might ; Smote the chord of Self, that, trembling, pass'd in music out of sight.
Page 170 - MY heart is sair, I dare na tell, My heart is sair for somebody ; I could wake a winter night, For the sake o' somebody ! Oh-hon ! for somebody ! Oh-hey ! for somebody ! I could range the world around, For the sake o
Page 211 - The monumental pomp of age Was with this goodly Personage ; A stature undepressed in size, Unbent, which rather seemed to rise, In open victory o'er the weight Of seventy years, to loftier height...
Page 196 - ... patience and sorrow strove Who should express her goodliest. You have seen Sunshine and rain at once: her smiles and tears Were like a better...
Page 267 - She was his care, his hope, and his delight, Most in his thought, and ever in his sight : Next, nay beyond his life, he held her dear ; She lived by him, and now he lived in her.
Page 114 - ... transfer of the Brooklyn Bridge to my estate. It has now been permanently enshrined and affords us all much aesthetic enjoyment and has enhanced the tranquillity of my household immeasurably. I am enclosing a holo of the shrine for your pleasure. I have also sent you a small token of my appreciation which I hope you will take in the spirit in which it is given. Sayonara.
Page 135 - Trifles light as air Are to the jealous confirmation strong As proof of holy writ.
Page 15 - Every man regarded her marvellously ; the king himself could not withhold his regarding of her, for he thought that he never saw before so noble nor so fair a lady : he was stricken therewith to the heart with a sparkle of fine love, that endured long after ; he thought no lady in the world so worthy to be beloved as she.

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