Peter Parley's Annual: A Christmas and New Year's Present for Young People..

Darton and Company, 1861

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17 페이지 - On Christmas eve the bells were rung; On Christmas eve the mass was sung ; That only night, in all the year, Saw the stoled priest the chalice rear.
80 페이지 - ETHEREAL minstrel ! pilgrim of the sky ! Dost thou despise the earth where cares abound ! Or, while the wings aspire, are heart and eye Both with thy nest upon the dewy ground ! Thy nest which thou canst drop into at will, Those quivering wings composed, that music still!
81 페이지 - Leave to the nightingale her shady wood ; A privacy of glorious light is thine; Whence thou dost pour upon the world a flood Of harmony, with instinct more divine; Type of the wise who soar, but never roam; True to the kindred points of Heaven and Home...
245 페이지 - Here and there a .pole-cat was intermixed; and hunter's poles in great abundance. The parlour was a large room, completely furnished in the same style. On a broad hearth, paved with brick, lay some of the choicest terriers, hounds and spaniels. One or two of the great chairs had litters of cats in them, which were not to be disturbed. Of these...
243 페이지 - ... worth when new five pounds. His house was perfectly of the old fashion, in the midst of a large park well stocked with deer...
94 페이지 - These glowing nuts are emblems true Of what in human life we view ; The ill-matched couple fret and fume, And thus in strife themselves consume. Or from each other wildly start And with a noise for ever part. But see the happy happy pair, Of genuine love and truth sincere, With mutual fondness while they burn, Still to each other kindly turn ; And as the vital sparks decay Together gently sink away ; Till life's fierce ordeal being past, Their mingled ashes rest at last.
245 페이지 - At one end of this room was a door, which opened into a closet, where stood bottles of strong beer and wine, which never came out but in single glasses, which was the rule of the house ; for he never exceeded himself, nor permitted others to exceed.
121 페이지 - In the month of May, namely, on May-day in the morning, every man, except impediment, would walk into the sweet meadows and green woods, there to rejoice their spirits with the beauty and savour of sweet flowers, and with the harmony of birds, praising God in their kind...
17 페이지 - When rosemary, and bays, the poet's crown, Are bawl'd, in frequent cries, through all the town, Then judge the festival of Christmas near, Christmas, the joyous period of the year. Now with bright holly all your temples strow, With laurel green, and sacred misletoe.
127 페이지 - ... accordingly they prepare for them with more solicitude, expense, and parade, than they do for war; and pursue the wild beasts with greater fury than they do the enemies of their country. By constantly following this way of life they lose much of their humanity, and become as savage nearly as the very beasts they hunt. Husbandmen, with their harmless herds and flocks, are driven from their well-cultivated fields, their meadows and their pastures, that wild beasts may range in them without interruption.

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