The life of a beauty, by the author of 'The jilt'.


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195 페이지 - She walks in beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies ; And all that's best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes : Thus mellow'd to that tender light Which heaven to gaudy day denies.
122 페이지 - — what a different sound That word had in my youthful ears ! And how, each time the day comes round, Less and less white its mark appears ! When first our scanty years are told, It seems like pastime to grow old ; And, as Youth counts the shining links, That Time around him binds so fast, Pleased with the task, he little thinks How hard that chain will press at last. Vain was the man, and false as vain, Who said...
114 페이지 - ... yield ; and who, as she went on, living with Burton, confirmed, as if intuitively, (for the chances are, she had never read them,) the merit of those lines of the immortal POPE, which bid the wife be one — " Who never answers till her husband cools ; And, if she rules him, never shews she rules; Charms by accepting, by submitting sways, And has her humour most when she obeys.
279 페이지 - ... evil, blameless, or neutral, may not the authorized and legalized tenderness have been deeper and more enduring, the post-nuptial kiss more fervent and pure ? I know not, but I exert the common privilege of my countrymen, and guess. It has been said that love begins with the first sigh and ends with the first permitted kiss. I do not go quite so far as this cold maxim in my code of laws for the regulation of ante-nuptial behaviour, but I am a warm advocate, upon principle, for a very restrained...
100 페이지 - Love, the delicate, devoted love woman should glory to inspire, as the old saying has it, " begins with the first sigh, and ends with the first kiss ;

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