The poetical and dramatic works of S.T. Coleridge 3 vols, Volume 3

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Page 24 - Direct it flies and rapid, Shattering that it may reach, and shattering what it reaches. My son ! the road, the human being travels, That, on which BLESSING comes and goes, doth follow The river's course, the valley's playful windings, Curves round the corn-field and the hill of vines, Honouring the holy bounds of property ! And thus secure, though late, leads to its end.
Page 169 - Calmly, Max. ! Much that is great and excellent will we Perform together yet. And if we only Stand on the height with dignity, 'tis soon Forgotten, Max., by what road we ascended. Believe me, many a crown shines spotless now, That yet was deeply sullied in the winning. To the evil spirit doth the earth belong, Not to the good.
Page 221 - The stars lie not ; but we have here a work Wrought counter to the stars and destiny. The science is still honest : this false heart Forces a lie on the truth-telling heaven. On a divine law divination rests ; Where nature deviates from that law, and stumbles Out of her limits, there all science errs. True, I did not suspect ! Were it superstition Never by such suspicion t* have affronted The human form, 0 may that time ne'er come In which I shame me of the infirmity.
Page 245 - And hast thy dwelling, from its orbit starts, It is not in thy choice, whether or no Thou'lt follow it. Unfelt it whirls thee onward Together with his ring and all his moons. With little guilt stepp'st thou into this contest, Thee will the world not censure, it will praise thee, For that thou heldst thy friend more worth to thee Than names and influences more removed.
Page 331 - O'ER wayward childhood would'st thou hold firm rule, And sun thee in the light of happy faces ; Love, Hope, and Patience, these must be thy graces, And in thine own heart let them first keep school.
Page 315 - Come and see ! trust thine own eyes ! A fearful sign stands in the house of life ; An enemy, a fiend lurks close behind The radiance of thy planet — O be warn'd ! Deliver not thyself up to these heathens To wage a war against our holy church.
Page 167 - I pluck live asunder from thy name? Nay, do not turn thy countenance upon me — It always was as a god looking at me ! Duke Wallenstein, its power is not departed : The senses still are in thy bonds, although, Bleeding, the soul hath freed itself.
Page 202 - There needs a great example to draw on The army after him. The Piccolomini Possess the love and reverence of the troops; They govern all opinions, and wherever They lead the way, none hesitate to follow. The son secures the father to our interests— You've much in your hands at this moment.
Page 175 - do not ride to-day The dapple, as you're wont; but mount the horse Which I have chosen for thee. Do it, brother ! In love to me. A strong dream warn'd me so.
Page 331 - Yet haply there will come a weary day, When overtasked at length Both Love and Hope beneath the load give way. Then, with a statue's smile, a statue's strength, Stands the mute sister, Patience, nothing loth, And both supporting does the work of both.

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