Lady Byron Vindicated: A History of the Byron Controversy, from Its Beginning in 1816 to the Present Time

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Fields, Osgood, & Company, 1870 - 482 páginas
 

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Página 255 - Therefore, whatsoever ye have spoken in darkness shall be heard in the light ; and that which ye have spoken in the ear in closets shall be proclaimed upon the housetops.
Página 442 - This should have been a noble creature : he Hath all the energy which would have made A goodly frame of glorious elements, Had they been wisely mingled ; as it is, It is an awful chaos — light and darkness — And mind and dust — and passions and pure thoughts, Mix'd, and contending without end or order, All dormant or destructive...
Página 395 - God; so for curious and carnal persons lacking the Spirit of Christ to have continually before their eyes the sentence of God's predestination is a most dangerous downfall, whereby the Devil doth thrust them either into desperation or into wretchlessness of most unclean living no less perilous than desperation.
Página 437 - Of thy sire These were the elements, and thine no less. As yet such are around thee, but thy fire Shall be more temper'd, and thy hope far higher.
Página 477 - Those thou never more may'st see, Then thy heart will softly tremble With a pulse yet true to me. All my faults perchance thou knowest, All my madness none can know ; All my hopes where'er thou goest, Wither, yet with thee they go. Every feeling hath been shaken ; Pride, which not a world could bow, Bows to thee — by thee forsaken, Even my soul forsakes me now...
Página 395 - As the godly consideration of predestination, and our election in Christ, is full of sweet, pleasant, and unspeakable comfort to godly persons, and such as feel in themselves the working of the spirit of Christ, mortifying the works of the flesh and their earthly members, and drawing up their mind to high and heavenly things...
Página 46 - tis not that now I shrink from what is suffer'd : let him speak Who hath beheld decline upon my brow, Or seen my mind's convulsion leave it weak ; But in this page a record will I seek. Not in the air shall these my words disperse, Though I be ashes ; a far hour shall wreak The deep prophetic fulness of this verse, And pile on human heads the mountain of my curse ! cxxxv. That curse shall be Forgiveness.
Página 476 - And when thou wouldst solace gather, When our child's first accents flow, Wilt thou teach her to say
Página 442 - Which is Remorse without the fear of Hell, But all in all sufficient to itself Would make a hell of Heaven — can exorcise From out the unbounded spirit the quick sense Of its own sins — wrongs — sufferance — and revenge Upon itself...
Página 477 - Quick with the tale, and ready with the lie — The genial confidante, and general spy — Who could, ye gods! her next employment guess — An only infant's earliest governess ! She taught the child to read, and taught so well, That she herself...

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