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Página 43 - And hang their heads with sorrow. Good grows with her; In her days every man shall eat in safety Under his own vine what he plants, and sing The merry songs of peace to all his neighbours.
Página 260 - In the space of forty miles," says a writer, "which includes the whole course of the river from the highest and wildest parts of the Peak to the town of Derby, scenery more richly diversified with beauty can hardly anywhere be found. Generally, its banks are luxuriantly wooded ; the oak, the elm, the alder, and the ash, flourish abundantly along its course, beneath the shade of whose united branches the Derwent is sometimes secluded from the eye of the traveller, and becomes a companion for the ear...
Página 257 - Are puddle-water all compared with thine ; And Loire's pure streams yet too polluted are With thine, much purer, to compare; The rapid Garonne and the winding Seine Are both too mean, Beloved Dove, with thee To vie priority ; Nay, Tame and Isis, when conjoined, submit, And lay their trophies at thy silver feet.
Página 33 - S1b., five 9st., six and aged 9st. 31b. ; mares and geldings allowed 31b. ; to start at the Cup post, and go once round and in, about two miles and a half (23 subscribers).
Página 363 - In estimating the value of any prize no deduction shall be made, except of the winner's own stake and of any sum or sums required by the conditions to be paid out of the stakes to the owners of any other horse or horses in the race — the entrance for a plate not to be deducted.
Página 78 - ... Under his proud survey the city lies, And, like a mist beneath a hill, doth rise ; Whose state and wealth, the business and the crowd, Seem at this distance but a darker cloud ; And is, to him who rightly things esteems.
Página 215 - I. ARISTOCRACIES. To predict the Future, to manage the Present, would not be so impossible, had not the Past been so sacrilegiously mishandled ; effaced, and what is worse, defaced ! The Past cannot be seen ; the Past, looked at through the medinm of
Página 270 - O Lord, thou knowest how busy I must be this day. If I forget thee, do not thou forget me," And with that rose up and cried, "March on, boys!
Página 137 - CALEDONIA ! thou land of the mountain and rock, Of the ocean, the mist, and the wind ; Thou land of the torrent, the pine, and the oak, Of the roebuck, the hart, and the hind ; Though bare are thy cliffs, and though barren thy glens, Though bleak thy dun islands appear, Yet kind are the hearts and undaunted the clans That roam on these mountains so drear.
Página 352 - It has a strange quick jar upon the ear, That cocking of a pistol, when you know A moment more will bring the sight to bear Upon your person, twelve yards off, or so ; A gentlemanly distance, not too near, If you have got a former friend for foe ; But after being fired at once or twice, The ear becomes more Irish, and less nice.