The Crimson Weed

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Duckworth & Company, 1900 - 338 páginas

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Página 146 - Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out. For as for the first wrong, it doth but offend the law ; but the revenge of that wrong putteth the law out of office.
Página 77 - To be imprisoned in the viewless winds, And blown with restless violence round about The pendent world; or to be worse than worst Of those, that lawless and uncertain thoughts Imagine howling; 'tis too horrible!
Página 70 - But : The moving finger writes, and having writ, Moves on; nor all your piety nor wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a line, Nor all your tears wash out a word of it.
Página 27 - Nous nous embrassions par nos noms : et à nostre premiere rencontre, qui feut par hazard en une grande feste et compaignie de ville , nous nous trouvasmes si prins, si cogneus, si obligez entre nous , que rien dez lors ne nous feut si proche que l'un à l'aultre.
Página 124 - Our souls, whose faculties can comprehend The wondrous architecture of the world, And measure every wandering planet's course, Still climbing after knowledge infinite, And always moving as the restless spheres, Will us to wear ourselves, and never rest, Until we reach the ripest fruit of all, That perfect bliss and sole felicity, The sweet fruition of an earthly crown.
Página 181 - Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back, In which he puts alms for oblivion.
Página 124 - ... instinct for social sanctions, or one can prize his power to inquire, to explore, to reason, to master and to adjust life to his purposes. My choice is for the vision of 'man portrayed by Christopher Marlowe: Our souls whose faculties can comprehend The wondrous architecture of the world And measure every wandering planet's course, Still climbing after knowledge infinite And ever moving with restless spheres, Will us to wear ourselves, and never rest.

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