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Selections from the Letters of Robert Southey, Volume 2
Affichage du livre entier - 1856
Selections from the Letters of Robert Southey, Volume 3
Affichage du livre entier - 1856
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Page 297 - White ; — and remember that if you sacrifice your health (not to say your life) in the same manner, you will be held up to your own community as a warning — not as an example for imitation. The spirit which disturbed poor Scott of Amwell in his last illness will fasten upon your name; and your fate will be instanced to prove the inconsistency of your pursuits with that sobriety and evenness of mind which Quakerism requires, and is intended to produce. — "You will take this as it is meant I...
Page 133 - A friend was at hand, who aided and (if it can be called saving) saved me, but it is only within the last three days that I have been able to remember what occurred in that dreary interval. It appears that, after the laudanum was rejected from the stomach, I became calm, and to a casual observer, sane — so that I was suffered to go back to Providence...
Page 372 - Read Elia, if the book has not fallen in your way. It is by my old friend, Charles Lamb. There are some things in it which will offend, and some which will pain you, as they do me ; but you will find in it a rich vein of pure gold.
Page 420 - ... morning — Manning acting Le Brun's passions (punchified at the time), and Charles Lamb (punchified also) roaring aloud and swearing, while the tears ran down his cheeks, that it required more genius than even Shakespeare possessed to personate them so well ; Charles Lloyd the while (not punchified) praying and entreating them to go to bed, and not disturb his wife by the uproar they were making. 'Balzac.
Page 241 - He might have done this had he been carried thrice the distance in any other direction ; but in this there was either a river to cross, or a part of the town to pass, both of which were such obstacles to his travels that we were quite sure all on this side of them was to him terra incognita. Food, therefore, was placed where he would be likely to find it in the night ; and at the unanimous desire of the children, I took upon myself the charge of providing him with a name, for it is not proper that...
Page 525 - OH for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless contiguity of shade, Where rumour of oppression and deceit, Of unsuccessful or successful war, Might never reach me more.