May and December, Volume 613

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Page 120 - Under the shade of melancholy boughs, Lose and neglect the creeping hours of time ; If ever you have look'd on better days, If ever been where bells have...
Page 313 - All school-days' friendship, childhood innocence ? We, Hermia, like two artificial gods, Have with our needles created both one flower, Both on one sampler, sitting on one cushion, Both warbling of one song, both in one key ; As if our hands, our sides...
Page 91 - I pray you, in your letters, When you shall these unlucky deeds relate, Speak of me as I am ; nothing extenuate, Nor set down aught in malice: then must you speak Of one that loved not wisely but too well ; Of one not easily jealous, but being wrought Perplex'd in the extreme ; of one whose hand, Like the base Indian, threw a pearl away Richer than all his tribe...
Page 77 - Philomel, with melody Sing in our sweet lullaby; Lulla. lulla, lullaby, lulla, lulla. lullaby: Never harm, Nor spell nor charm, Come our lovely lady nigh; So, good night, with lullaby. Weaving spiders, come not here; Hence, you long-legg'd spinners, hence! Beetles black, approach not near; Worm nor snail, do no offence.
Page 213 - He either fears his fate too much, Or his deserts are small, Who dares not put it to the touch, To gain or lose it all.
Page 269 - MORAL. Misses ! the tale that I relate This lesson seems to carry — Choose not alone a proper mate, But proper time to marry.
Page 161 - Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment ? Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with these raptures moves the vocal air To testify his hidden residence.
Page 49 - I ever be married it shall be to an old man ; they always make the best husbands ; and it is better to be an old man's darling than a young man's warling.
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Page 202 - EXPORTATION," as the circular brass front and window blind announced. Now, though Lucy's attractions were great, and though she never sold even one of her hay-and-brown-paper cigars under sixpence, or ever gave change for a shilling, still Soapey and she could not make both ends meet ; and when poverty comes in at the door, love will fly out of even a glittering cigar-shop window. So it was with the Sponges. Deprived of his betting recreation, Soapey took to idle and expensive habits ; so true is...

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