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Sonnets

By: William Shakespeare

... Let those who are in fauor with their stars . . . . . . . . . . . 28 26: Lord of my loue, to whome in vassalage . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 27: Wear... ...ore his beauty still, Attending on his goulden pilgrimage: But when from high-most pich with wery car, Like feeble age he reeleth from the day, Th... ... Who will beleeue my verse in time to come If it were fild with your most high deserts? Though yet heauen knowes it is but as a tombe Which hides y... ... 25: Let those who are in fauor with their stars Shakespeare: Sonnets 26: Lord of my loue, to whome in vassalage Lord of my loue, to whome in vassala... ...ue thee, Til then, not show my head where thou maist proue me - 28 - 26: Lord of my loue, to whome in vassalage Shakespeare: Sonnets 27: Weary with... ...euery pen, Reserue them for my loue, not for their rime, Exceeded by the hight of happier men. Oh then voutsafe me but this louing thought, Had my... ... from expence, They are the Lords and owners of their faces, Others, but stewards of their excellence: The sommers flowre is to the sommer sweet, ...

...fect actor on the stage, 25 -- 24: Mine eye hath play?d the painter and hath steeld, 26 -- 25: Let those who are in fauor with their stars, 27 -- 26: Lord of my loue, to whome in vassalage, 28 -- 27: Weary with toyle, I hast me to my bed, 29 -- 28: How can I then returne in happy plight, 30 -- 29: When in disgrace with Fortune and mens eyes, 31 -- 30: When to the Sessions ...

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The Warden

By: Anthony Trollope

...o exercise his call- ing, and for many years he performed the easy but not highly paid duties of a minor canon. At the age of forty a small living in ... ... acted as the bishop’s steward—a man whose father and grandfather had been stewards to the bishops of Barchester, and farmers of John Hiram’s estate. ... ...men, but had always lived comfortably, maintained a good house, and held a high position in Barchester society. The present Mr Chadwick was a worthy s... ...ent, feel a doubt (since expelled by his son-in-law’s logic) as to whether Lord Guildford was clearly entitled to receive so enormous an income as he ... ...on of Wantly inn and posting-house belonged to him, also four shops in the High Street, and a moiety of the new row of genteel villas (so called in th... ...’ ’Twas thus he was accustomed to argue, when the sacrilegious do- ings of Lord John Russell and others were discussed ei- ther at Barchester or at Ox... ... been proposed to address a petition to the bishop as visitor, praying his lordship to see justice done to the legal recipients of John Hiram’s Charit...

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Sons of the Soil

By: Honoré de Balzac

...-aux-Fayes, over which, as you know, the nephew of our friend des Lupeaulx lords it. Tall forests lying on the horizon, along vast slopes which skirt ... ... drama here to be developed is not one of private life; it concerns things higher, or lower. Expect no scenes of passion; the truth of this history is... ...with religion, begins only at a certain competence,—just as one sees, in a higher sphere, how delicacy blossoms in the soul when fortune decorates the... ... age, tall and strong, rather stout than thin, with curly black hair, skin highly colored and marbled like a brick with purple blotches, yellow whites... ...he marrow out of your bones that the middle-class folks are worse than the lords? Mark my words, when that affair happens, my children, the Soudrys, t... ...lks free? We still belong to the same 72 Sons of the Soil parish, and its lord is always there,—I call him Toil. The hoe, our sole property, has neve... ...t, he determined, before marrying, to have the accounts of his five years’ stewardship ratified by Made- moiselle, under pretext of a new departure. “... ...be the head of a family,” he said to her; “you know the reputation of land-stewards; my father-in-law is a republican of Roman austerity, and a man of... ...ds as defined by a great Polish noble. “There are,” he said, “two kinds of stewards: he who thinks only of himself, and he who thinks of himself and o...

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The Research Magnificent

By: H. G. Wells

... “Your turn next, Benham,” whispered an orthodox con- troversialist. “Good Lord! I’ d like to see him,” said Benham with a forced loudness that could ... ...the sort. I once saw the face of an old man who had flung himself out of a high window in Rome, and who had been killed instantly on the pavement; it ... ...hing but joyful thrills. All instinct, too, fought against me when I tried high diving. I managed it, and began to like it. I had to give it up becaus... ... it has gone clean out of my memory if ever it was there. We were swimming high and fast, three thousand feet or so, in a clear, sweet air over the to... ... a long interval of intensely excited curiosity, and I remember thinking, ‘Lord, but we shall come a smash in a minute!’ Far ahead I saw the grey shed... ...here life probes into life, it is there that the masters of the world, the lords of the beast, the rebel sons of Fate come to their own…. “You sleepin... ...s,” he said. “And it is their ge- nius to possess and control. What better stewards could you find for the wealth of nations than the Jews? And for th...

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The Odyssey

By: Homer

...f the Taphians, and she held a bronze spear in her hand. There she found the lordly suitors seated on hides of the oxen which they had killed and eate... ...leasuring they went home to bed each in his own abode. Telemachus’s room was high up in a tower that looked on to the outer court; hither, then, he hi... ...in, and they flew on and on with the wind, sailing side by side in their own lordly flight. When they were right over the middle of the as sembly the... ...earts, and wager their heads that Ulysses will not return, they can take the high hand and eat up his estate, but as for you others I am shocked at th... ... were gathered on the sea shore to offer sacrifice of black bulls to Neptune lord of the Earthquake. There were nine guilds with five hundred men in e... ...elled evil against him and made it it blow hard till the waves ran mountains high. Here he divided his fleet and took the one half towards Crete where... ...ring the lyre from the king’s house, and the nine men who had been chosen as stewards stood forward. It was their business to manage everything connec...

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Sandra Belloni Originally Emilia in England

By: George Meredith

...favoured, formal lady, whose heart of hearts demanded for her as spouse, a lord, a philosopher, and a Christian, in one: and he must be a mem- ber of ... ...becility; and that no imbecile sang at all. Because, to sing, involved the highest accomplishment of which the human spirit could boast. Did the ladie... ... what, save that it was some- thing so wide that it had not a name, and so high in the air that no one could see it. They knew assuredly that their ci... ...is training. He does. But in him it is not combined with an indigestion of high German romances. Here is so notable a difference, that he cannot possi... ...Jolly.’ Then a signal was given, and these indomitable fellows cheered the lord of Brookfield as lustily as if they had accomplished the feat of milki... ...What could I do? I couldn’t subscribe to both. They don’t expect that of a lord, and I’m a commoner. If these fellows quarrel and split, are we to suf... ...rm the word. CHAPTER XXX FLYING FROM port to port to effect an exchange of stewards (the endless occupation of a yacht proprietor), Wilfrid had no tid...

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The Rescue a Romance of the Shallows

By: Joseph Conrad

...he Rescue triarchal age of 1000 numbers could not be kept wait- ing. Then “Lord Jim,” with about seventeen pages already written at odd times, put in ... ...seen one of them—a true adventurer in his devotion to his impulse—a man of high mind and of pure heart, lay the foundation of a flourish- ing state on... ...graceful curve of the bow, pointed at the setting sun, like a spear poised high in the hand of an enemy. Right aft by the wheel the Malay quartermaste... ...ear heaven was full of lights that flickered, as if some mighty breathings high up there had been swaying about the flame of the stars. There was no s... ...before we managed to clear that islet. I steered by the stars, and, by the Lord Harry, I began to think I had missed you somehow— because it must have... ... as I stand here.” Carter slapped his thigh and his eyes twinkled. “By the Lord Harry!” he cried. “If it wasn’t for the men with me, I would try for s... ...ld turn up at meal times on board any trading vessel in the Roads, and the stewards —Chinamen or mulattos—would sulk- ily put on an extra plate withou... ... springing into action lurking in the light grace of its repose. A pair of stewards in white jackets with brass but- tons appeared on deck and began t... ...ing of utter darkness. The dinner was over a long time ago and the patient stewards had been waiting, stoical in the downpour of words like sen- tries...

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Plutarchs Lives Volume One

By: Hugh Clough

...wgiver and Numa the king, I thought I might, not without reason, ascend as high as to Romulus, being brought by my history so near to his time. Consid... ...ide to the truth. The lineage of Theseus, by his father’s side, ascends as high as to Erechtheus and the first inhabitants of Attica. By his mother’s ... ..., Man against man, the deadly conflict try, As is the practice of Euboea’s lords Skilled with the spear.— 8 V olume One Therefore that they might not... ...heus that he was begotten by Neptune; for the T roezenians pay Neptune the highest veneration. He is their tutelar god, to him they offer all their fi... ...s, conceiving that he had robbed them of their several little kingdoms and lordships, and, having pent them all up in one city, was using them as his ... ...good and gra- cious kings of their own, they had given themselves up to be lorded over by a new-comer and a stranger. Whilst he was thus busied in inf... ...d variety did he possess of excellent readers, amanuenses, sil- versmiths, stewards, and table-waiters, whose instruction he always attended to himsel...

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The Lesser Bourgeoisie (The Middle Classes)

By: Honoré de Balzac

...mage of Colleville himself. In 1818, Madame Colleville held the cavalry in high estimation, above even art; and she distinguished more par- ticularly ... ...and by 29 Balzac Madame Thuillier and her own mother, Celeste imbibed the highest idea of the ex-beau of the Empire. The house in the rue Saint-Domin... ...s. What may perhaps have been virtue in its shops is a blunder and a crime higher up. I myself have wanted many things for the people, but I never sho... ...u if you let them have her. These parvenus have all the vices of the great lords of other days without their el- egance. Minard’s son, who has twelve ... ...st for three-fourths of the actions of its own life. That was the reign of stewards and bailiffs, wily fellows, into whose hands the interests of the ... ..., leave them, or choose among them; the free- thinker subjects them to his lordly revision, and from free- thinking the distance is short to free acti... ...ill do; you may go; and don’t let any one disturb us.” The gravity and the lordly tone assumed by Thuillier only increased Madame Lambert’s uneasiness...

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Beatrix

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ent, damp, and gloomy lane may be seen the arch of a door, or rather gate, high enough and wide enough to admit a man on horseback,—a circumstance whi... ... is marvellously well preserved. The panelled wain- scot, about three feet high, is of chestnut. A magnificent Span- ish leather with figures in relie... ...y. The nose, which was aquiline and thin, recalled the royal origin of the high-born woman. The pure lips, finely cut, wore happy smiles, brought ther... ...succeed in marrying you to my niece, Margaret, the daughter of your uncle, Lord Fitzwilliam, it is almost certain that Mademoi- selle de Pen-Hoel will... ...ckled here and there, whose head was so pre- cisely the well-known head of Lord Byron (though rather better carried on his shoulders) that description... ...mn which a poet has put into the mouth of Moses speaking to the Almighty: ‘Lord God, Thou hast made me powerful and solitary.’” At this moment Calyste... ... Jockey Club paper; everybody writes nowadays on coroneted paper; even our stewards will soon be titled.” The prudent mother threw the unlucky paper i...

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The Holy Bible

By: Various

...s of the heaven and the earth, when they were created, in the day that the Lord God made the heaven and the earth: 5 And every plant of the eld befor... ...rung up in the earth, and every herb of the ground before it grew: for the Lord God had not rained upon the earth; and there was not a man to till the... ...ng rose out of the earth, watering all the surface of the earth. 7 And the Lord God formed man of the slime of the earth: and breathed into his face t... ...ty days upon the earth: and the waters increased, and lifted up the ark on high from the earth. 18 For they over owed exceedingly: and lled all on th... ...rs. 19 And the waters prevailed beyond measure upon the earth: and all the high mountains un- der the whole heaven were covered. 20 The water was fte... ...ains un- der the whole heaven were covered. 20 The water was fteen cubits higher than the mountains which it covered. 21 And all esh was destroyed t... ...nd said to him: How is it that I hear this of thee? give an account of thy stewardship: for now thou canst be steward no longer. 3 And the steward sai... ...d within himself: What shall I do, because my lord taketh away from me the stewardship? To dig I am not able; to beg I am ashamed. 4 I know what I wil... ...am ashamed. 4 I know what I will do, that when I shall be removed from the stewardship, they may receive me into their houses. 5 Therefore calling tog...

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The First Book of The

By: Anonymous

... Canaanitess. And Er, the firstborn of Judah, was evil in the sight of the LORD; and he slew him. 4 And Tamar his daughter in law bore him Pharez and ... ... Chronicles 5:24 – 6:14 16 15 And Jehozadak went into captivity, when the LORD carried away Judah and Jerusalem by the hand of Nebuchadnezzar. 16 The... ...these are they whom David set over the service of song in the house of the LORD, after that the ark had rest. 32 And they ministered before the dwelli... ...snowy day. 23 And he slew an Egyptian, a man of great stature, five cubits high; and in the Egyptian’s hand was a spear like a weaver’s beam; and he w... ... LORD had confirmed him king over Israel, for his kingdom was lifted up on high, because of his people Israel. 3 And David took more wives at Jerusale... ...st, and his brethren the priests, before the tabernacle of the LORD in the high place that was at Gibeon, 40 To offer burnt offerings unto the LORD up... ...d the captains over the thousands, and captains over the hundreds, and the stewards over all the substance and possession of the king, and of his sons...

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The Nibelungenlied

By: Daniel B. Shumway

...elungenlied The Nibelungenlied Author Unknown Originally written in Middle High German (M.H.G.), sometime around 1200 A.D., although this dating is by... ...r epic may have been united about 1150. It was revised and translated into High German and circulated at South German courts about 1170, and then rece... ... scansion, and at the same time will give the reader an idea of the Middle High German language in which the poem is written: Uns ist in alten maeren ... ...cent portrayal; faithfulness unto death, the loyalty of the vassal for his lord, as depicted in Hagen, the fidelity of the wife for her husband, as sh... ...knight. This lady was their sister, the princes had her in their care. The lordings were free in giv- ing, of race high-born, passing bold of strength... ...s of strength. Rumolt (17) was master of the kitchen, a chosen knight; the lords Sindolt and Hunolt, liegemen of these three 30 The Nibelungenlied ki... ...e work of putting up the seats outside of Worms upon the strand. The royal stewards, too, were found at work. Ortwin and Gere would not desist, but se...

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The Uncommercial Traveller

By: Charles Dickens

...now with the redeemed. Oh, he did not wish to go this last voyage! On the fifteenth of October, I received a letter from him from Melbourne, date Augu... ...was now returning to fulfil his sacred vow; he brought all his property with him in gold uninsured. We heard from him when the ship stopped at Queenst... ...the man holding the Union Jack with a streamer, the folds of which waved over her head, and the end of it was held in her hand. On the upper part of t... ... purpose. We left them, there- upon, and began a long walk among the women who were simply old and infirm; but whenever, in the course of this same wa... ... see you here. I am sorry to see you so poor.’ ‘Poor, sir!’ replied that man, drawing himself up, ‘I am the son of a Prince! My father is the King of ... ...or they yet echo, not unharmoniously, to the time when the City of London re- ally was London; when the ‘Prentices and Trained Bands were of mark in t... ...harm, For though they love fellow-creature with umbrella down again and golden store, Sir Knight they what a tremendous one love honour and virtue mor... ...lergyman on board has responded to the captain’s request that he will officiate. Pause again, and very heavy rolling. Closed double doors suddenly bur... ...er between them. Gen- eral appearance as of somebody picked up drunk and inca- pable, and under conveyance to station-house. Stoppage, pause, and part...

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Our Mutual Friend

By: Charles Dickens

...ther, composing himself into the easy attitude of one who had asserted the high moralities and taken an unassailable position, slowly lighted a pipe, ... ..., and upstairs again to the new fire-escape, all things were in a state of high varnish and polish. And what was ob- servable in the furniture, was ob... ...ind confusion. The name of this article was Twemlow. Being first cousin to Lord Snigsworth, he was in frequent requisition, and at many houses might b... ...of the banquet, by V eneering, on the disputed question whether his cousin Lord Snigsworth is in or out of town? Gives it that his cousin is out of to... ...believe that’ s the right expression—of this exemplary person, derived its highest gratification from anathematizing his nearest relations and turning... ...e town, now in the country, now among palaces, now among hovels, now among lords and ladies and gentlefolks, now among labourers and hammerers and bal... ...e Institution and the great importance of its being supported by a List of Stewards that shall prove to the public the interest taken in it by popular...

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My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass. With an Introduction. By James M'Cune Smith

By: Frederick Douglas

...ON When a man raises himself from the lowest condition in so- ciety to the highest, mankind pay him the tribute of their admiration; when he accomplis... ... most adverse circumstances; it is, moreover, a noble vindica- tion of the highest aims of the American anti-slavery move- ment. The real object of th... ...o, for the first time in the world’s history, brought in full contact with high civilization, must prove his title first to all that is demanded for h... ...seases of the body, Epsom salts and castor oil; for those of the soul, the Lord’s Prayer, and hickory switches! I was not long at Col. Lloyd’s before ... ...per. I was sent to him with twenty or thirty other children, to learn the “Lord’s Prayer.” I found the old gentleman seated on a huge three-legged oak... ... never allowed himself to be answered back, by a slave. In this, he was as lordly and as imperious as Col. Edward Lloyd, himself; acting always up to ... ...title to especial favor. White men are becoming house-servants, cooks, and stewards, common laborers, and flunkeys to our gentry, and, for aught I see...

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The Patagonia

By: Henry James

...to say “I’ve trustworthy information that that’s the way they do it in the Highlands”? Wasn’t he exemplary to positive irritation, and very poor, poor... ...y can pass so many days in such a hole and asking idiotic questions of the stewards, who appear in comparison rare men of the world. My own initiation... ...lled the mess of the ship and the idea, if she should go above, of meeting stewards with plates of supererogatory food. She professed to be con- tent ... ... the air, the mind is flat and everything recurs—the bells, the meals, the stewards’ faces, the romp of children, the walk, the clothes, the very shoe... ...tween them at luncheon. “Is she your young lady too?” asked Mrs. Peck with high significance. “Ah when people are in the same boat—literally—they belo... ... isn’t as from another I make it. Let it come from yourself—to yourself.” “Lord, you must think I lead myself a life!” he cried as in compassion for m... ...tice. They usu- ally sees ‘em, sir. It must have been about half-past two. Lord, but she was sharp, sir. She didn’t so much as make a splash. They say... ...lly at first the Captain I was after. I found this personage and found him highly scandalised, but he gave me no hope that we were in error, and his d...

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Plutarchs Lives Volume Two

By: Hugh Clough

...yielded up themselves and were sold for slaves. This action made Sertorius highly renowned throughout all Spain, and as soon as he returned to Rome he... ...t that Cinna would not now pay as much attention to himself, when a man of higher military repute was present, or feared that the violence of Marius w... ...ius became yet more the object of their esteem and admiration. He was also highly honored for his introducing discipline and good order amongst them, ... ...g; that it was not without great difficulty he had raised so much from his stewards. Alexander neither complained nor took the money, but gave private... ...e made his enemy, that pre- tended only to have power over his body, to be lord and master of his body and mind. 52 V olume Two A A A A AGESIL GESIL ... ... to him. The Greeks that inhabited Asia were much pleased to see the great lords and governors of Persia, with all the pride, cruelty, and luxury in w... ...id, by the suffrages of all the tribes. And Pompey in his absence was made lord of almost all that power, which Sylla only obtained by force of arms, ... .... And though he had brought with him several 360 V olume Two of Ptolemy’s stewards, who could testify to his integrity, and stop the mouths of enemie... ...l other kings in riches, the very followers and menials of the satraps and stewards of Seleucus or Ptolemy abounding more in wealth than all the Spart...

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Waverley or Tis Sixty Years Since

By: Sir Walter Scott

... the public, by my late lamented friend, William Erskine, Esq. (afterwards Lord Kinneder), when reviewing the ‘Tales of My Landlord’ for the Quarterly... ...oth parties, we have no hesitation to give their names at length. When the Highlanders, on the morning of the battle of Preston, 1745, made their memo... ... as if determined to the very last to defend the post assigned to him, the Highland gentleman com- manded him to surrender, and received for reply a t... ... target. The officer was now defenceless, and the battle-axe of a gigantic Highlander (the miller of Invernahyle’s mill) was uplifted to dash his brai... ... turn to strain every nerve to obtain Mr. Stewart’s pardon. He went to the Lord Justice-Clerk, to the Lord-Advocate, and to all the officers of state,... ... earlier, he might have had the benefit of drawing a new settlement of the lordship and manor of Waverley-Honour, with all its dependencies. But an ho... ...the ‘costly bedding, vaiselle, and napry,’ and least of all the ‘excelling stewards, cunning barters, excel- lent cooks, and pottingars, with confecti...

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The Sea Wolf

By: Jack London

...ion, a deprecating smirk Chapter II 11 on his face. Out of my experience with stewards on the Atlantic liners at the end of the voyage, I could have ... ...d and writhed about convulsively. The chin, with the damp black beard, pointed higher in the air as the back muscles stiffened and the Chapter II 13 ... ... Chapter IV 25 rigging, up which he shot, on the inside, till he was many feet higher than my head. Also I saw a great wave, curling and foaming, pois... ...they were less sensitively organized. I really believe that a finely organized, high strung man would suffer twice and thrice as much as they from a li... ...to his feet, striving to gain the galley, and each time was knocked down. “Oh, Lord!” he cried. “’Elp! ’Elp! Tyke ’im aw’y, carn’t yer? Tyke ’im aw’y!... ...ement I had not been taking notice of other things, and I looked up to see the lord of the harem charging down upon me. Again I fled to the boat, Chap... ...welcome omen, and shone upon the curving beach where together we had dared the lords of the harem and slain the holluschickie. All Endeavor Island bri...

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