The National Stenographer, Volumen1

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Página 364 - To a homeless man, who has no spot on this wide world which he can truly call his own, there is a momentary feeling of something like independence and territorial consequence, when, after a weary day's travel, he kicks off his boots, thrusts his feet into slippers, and stretches himself before an inn fire.
Página 82 - When the devil was sick, the devil a monk would be, When the devil was well, the devil a monk was he.
Página 156 - Wear your learning, like your watch, in a private pocket ; and do not pull it out and strike it, merely to show that you have one.
Página 380 - A number of systems are taught, but that of Benn Pitman is more generally used than any other in this country, and may be called the "American System.
Página 88 - A jovial swain should not complain Of any buxom fair. Who mocks his pain and thinks it gain To quiz his awkward air. Quixotic boys who look for joys Quixotic hazards run ; A lass annoys with trivial toys. Opposing man for fun. A jovial swain may rack his brain, And tax his fancy's might ; To quiz is vain, for 'tis most plain That what I say is right.
Página 364 - The arm-chair is his throne, the poker his sceptre, and the little parlour, some twelve feet square, his undisputed empire. It is a morsel of certainty, snatched from the midst of the uncertainties of life; it is a sunny moment gleaming out kindly on a cloudy day: and he who has advanced some way on the pilgrimage of existence, knows the importance of husbanding even morsels and moments of enjoyment. *' Shall I not take mine ease in mine inn?
Página 428 - His idea pervades the place — the whole pile seems but as his mausoleum. The feelings, no longer checked and thwarted by doubt, here indulge in perfect confidence; other traces of him may be false or dubious, but here is palpable evidence and absolute certainty.
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Página 148 - I HELD it truth, with him who sings To one clear harp in divers tones, That men may rise on stepping-stones Of their dead selves to higher things.
Página 364 - Thou soft-flowing Avon, by thy silver stream Of things more than mortal sweet Shakespeare would dream; The fairies by moonlight dance round his green bed, For hallowed the turf is which pillowed his head.

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