The Quarterly visitor, conducted by W. Passman, Volume 1

Front Cover
William Passman
0 Reviews
Reviews aren't verified, but Google checks for and removes fake content when it's identified

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 13 - BEAUTY, thou pretty plaything ! dear deceit! " That steals so softly o'er the stripling's heart, " And gives it a new pulse unknown before! " The grave discredits thee! thy charms expung'd, " Thy roses faded, and thy lilies soil'd! " What hast thou more to boast of ? Will thy lovers " Flock round thee now, to gaze and do thee homage
Page 60 - the song ; At length no more his deafen'd ear The Minstrel melody can hear; His face grows sharp—his hands are clench'd, As if some pang his heart-strings wrench'd; Set are his teeth—his fading eye Is sternly fixed on vacancy : Thus
Page 206 - I am fearfully and wonderfully made ; marvellous are thy works, and that my soul knoweth right well,
Page 53 - Time, in advance, behind him hides his wings, And seems to creep decrepit with his age: Behold him, when past by ; what then is seen, But his broad pinions, swifter than
Page 201 - hat, the brown surtout the same; His bristling beard just rising in its might, ('Twas four long nights and days to shaving night;) His uncomb'd grizzly locks, wild, staring, thatch'd A head for thought profound and clear unmatch'd
Page 52 - O FRIENDSHIP! if my soul forego Thy dear delights, while here below ; To mortify and grieve me, May I myself at last appear Unworthy, base, and insincere, Or may my friend deceive
Page 117 - and who, soldier as he was, had not got rid of the prejudices of his childhood, hinted to his royal master, that the peasant ought to be burnt as a sorcerer. " Sir," said the fellow, irritated at the remark, " if your Majesty will but make that old gentleman take off his sword and spurs, I will eat him
Page 207 - virtue adorned with every decoration that can make it amiable and useful in society.'' It is the true foundation of mutual faith and credit, and the real intercourse by which the business of life is transacted with safety and pleasure. It is of universal extent, and can be confined to no particular station
Page 117 - one of the bravest men of the age,) could not stand this proposal, especially as it was accompanied by a most hideous and preternatural expansion of the frightful peasant's jaws. Without uttering a word, the veteran suddenly turned round, ran out of the tent, and
Page 65 - He was truly and actively pious ; but it was of an order that admitted not of shackles :—So early as 1788, he had made up his mind to surrender his fellowship, though with an enfeebled constitution he had nothing to depend upon but acquirements that are

Bibliographic information