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The Black Tulip

By: Alexandre Dumas

...ttered between his teeth, as he saw the most violent among the crowd turning away; “go and ask for a meanness at the Town-hall, and you will see wheth... ...he loves, and of her giving the black tulip, which will constitute a new species, the name of Rosa Barlaensis, that is to say, hers and mine combined.... ... judgment against him, had compassionately taken into consideration his good character, and the apparent proofs of his inno- cence. His Highness, acco... ...ined in that castle after the death of Barneveldt; and that the States, in their generosity to the illustrious publicist, jurist, historian, poet, and... ...with the jailer of the fortress of Loewestein. The Prince could not have suspected my object; had he known it, he would have refused my re- quest, but... ...llowed it so eagerly from the drawer in Cornelius’s dry-room to the scaffold of the Buytenhof, and from the scaffold to the fortress of Loewestein; he...

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The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra

By: William Shakespeare

...ge, Than what he chooses. OCTAVIUS CAESAR: You are too indulgent. Let us grant, it is not Amiss to tumble on the bed of Ptolemy; To give a kingdom f... ...t of her impatience, which not wanted Shrewdness of policy too, I grieving grant Did you too much disquiet: for that you must But say, I could not he... ... Thou hast, Ventidius, that Without the which a soldier, and his sword, Grants scarce distinction. Thou wilt write to Antony! VENTIDIUS: I ll hum... ...uthority abused, And did deserve his change: for what I have conquer d, I grant him part; but then, in his Armenia, And other of his conquer d kingdo... ...reon, I begg d His pardon for return. OCTAVIUS CAESAR: Which soon he granted, Being an obstruct tween his lust and him. OCTAVIA: Do not say so...

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Love's Labours Lost

By: William Shakespeare

...I am the last that will last keep his oath. But is there no quick recreation granted? FERDINAND: Ay, that there is. Our court, you know, is haunted ... ...I hope in God for high words. LONGAVILLE: A high hope for a low heaven: God grant us patience! BIRON: To hear? or forbear laughing? LONGAVILLE: To ... ...ARIA: You sheep, and I pasture: shall that finish the jest? BOYET: So you grant pasture for me. [Offering to kiss her .] MARIA: ... ... blow? speak to be understood. BOYET: Fair ladies mask’d are roses in their bud; Dismask’d, their damask sweet commixture shown, Are angels vailing c... ...We did not quote them so. FERDINAND: Now, at the latest minute of the hour, Grant us your loves. PRINCESS: A time, methinks, too ...

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Loues Labour's Lost

By: William Shakespeare

...t that will last keepe his oth. 172 But is there no quicke recreation granted? 173 Fer. I that there is, our Court you know is hanted 1... ...r 205 high words. 206 Lon. A high hope for a low heauen, God grant vs pa-tience. 208 Ber. To heare, or forbeare hearing. 209 ... ...u Sheepe & I pasture: shall that finish the iest? 724 Boy. So you grant pasture for me. 725 La. Not so gentle beast. 726 My lip... ... bee vnder-stood. 2218 Boy. Faire Ladies maskt, are Roses in their bud: 2219 Dismaskt, their damaske sweet commixture showne, 2220 Are... ...them so. 2746 Kin. Now at the latest minute of the houre, 2747 Grant vs your loues. 2748 Qu. A time me thinkes too short, 2749 ...

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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope Volume I.

By: George Gilfillan

...e beautiful and fantastic fancies grow suddenly out of realities, like the bud from the bough, or the fairy-seeming wing of the summer- cloud from the... ...ion in any work of man: and yet one would think the contrary was taken for granted, by the judgment com- monly passed upon poems. A critic supposes he... ... eyes Soon to obtain, and long possess the prize: The powers gave ear, and granted half his prayer, The rest, the winds dispersed in empty air. But no... ...leen.’ The goddess with a discontented air Seems to reject him, though she grants his prayer. 80 A wondrous bag with both her hands she bind... ...what justice rules the ball? Freedom and Arts together fall; Fools grant whate’er Ambition craves, And men, once ignorant, are slaves. ... ...e, and we the name, 390 And what we want in pleasure, grant in fame.’ The Queen assents, the trumpet rends the skies, And at each...

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The Iliad

By: Samuel Butler

...Atreus,” he cried, “and all other Achæans, may the gods who dwell in Olympus grant you to sack the city of Priam, and to reach your homes in safety; b... ...r temple with garlands, or burned your thigh bones in fat of bulls or goats, grant my prayer, and let your arrows avenge these my tears upon the Danaa... ...e been made already. Give this girl, therefore, to the god, and if ever Jove grants us to sack the city of T roy we will requite you three and fourfol... ...ceptre which shalt sprout neither The Iliad – Book I 8 leaf nor shoot, nor bud anew from the day on which it left its parent stem upon the mountains... ...t be lord of all, king of all, and captain of all, and this shall hardly be. Granted that the gods have made him a great warrior, have they also given... ...ize and keeping her. Honour him then yourself, Olympian lord of counsel, and grant vic tory to the Trojans, till the Achæans give my son his due and ...

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The Tragedie of Romeo and Juliet

By: William Shakespeare

...o close, 152 So farre from sounding and discouery, 153 As is the bud bit with an enuious worme, 154 Ere he can spread his sweete leaues... ... Rom. O then deare Saint, let lips do what hands do, 682 They pray (grant thou) least faith turne to dispaire. 683 Iul. Saints do not ... ... The Tragedie of Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare: First Folio 684 Though grant for prayers sake. 685 Rom. Then moue not while my prayers ef... ...e 920 Ere, one can say, it lightens, Sweete good night: 921 This bud of Loue by Summers ripening breath, 922 May proue a beautious Flow...

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The Poems of Emily Dickinson

By: Martha Dickinson Bianchi

... It would suffice my prayer But just for one to stipulate, And grace would grant the pair. And so, upon this wise I prayed,— Great Spirit, give to me ... ...earned angels In scholastic skies! Low amid that glad Belles lettres Grant that we may stand, Stars, amid profound Galaxies, At that grand “R... ...mpanied with tear, Shall meet the eye of traitor In country far from here, Grant that repentance solemn May seize upon his mind, And he no consolation... ...eyes of many elves. Perhaps a squirrel may remain, My sentiments to share. Grant me, O Lord, a sunny mind, Thy windy will to bear! 110 ... ... Auburn,— Then take my flower, pray! XL SUMMER for thee grant I may be When summer days are flown! Thy music still when whippoor... ...apture she preferred, And she will tell you, sighing, The transport of the Bud. 315 CXXIV TO tell the beauty would decrease, T o state the...

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The Poems of Goethe Translated in the Original Metres

By: Edgar Alfred Bowring

...o show they’re true, Nor seal nor letter’s wanted; T o all have wings been granted. The pretty birds behold,— Such beauties ne’er were sold! 1795. 47... ...er grateful be. 50 Goethe Yet I’m content, and full of joy, If she’ll but grant her smile so sweet, Or if at table she’ll employ, T o pillow hers, he... ...dless span Looks thy gaze both far and wide. Raise me upwards to thy side! Grant this to a raving man! And to heights of rapture raised, Let the knigh... ...ager joyousness. Roses round her let her see, She herself a youthful rose. Grant, dear life, one look to me! ‘T will repay me all my woes, What this b... ...The beauteous snowdrops Droop o’er the plain. The crocus opens Its glowing bud, Like emeralds others, Others, like blood. With saucy gesture Primroses... ...oments that enthrall’d us, With enjoyment freighted. If thou’lt absolution grant T o thy true ones ever, We, to execute thy will, Ceaseless will endea... ...Peacefully lock’d in itself, ‘neath the integument lay, Leaf and root, and bud, still void of colour, and shapeless; Thus doth the kernel, while dry, ... ... all-present-one, straight know I thee. Upon the cypress’ purest, youthful bud, All-beauteous-growing-one, straight know I thee; In the canal’s unsull...

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The New Machiavelli

By: H. G. Wells

...d had thrown himself into sci- ence teaching and the earning of government grants therefor with great if transitory zeal and success. I do not remembe... ...and Art and for the elementary schools; and payments, known technically as grants, were made in accordance with the examination results attained, to s... ... the beliefs of that time, in- evitably ensure the Supply. An industry of “Grant earning” 18 The New Machiavelli was created, and this would give edu... ...y by- product. In the end this belief was found to need qualification, but Grant-earning was still in full activity when I was a small boy. So far as ... ... not science, but how to write answers to these questions, the industry of Grant-earning assumed a form easily distinguished from any kind of genuine ... ... impulses of this almost feral guest. They nipped his very gestures in the bud. The rest of the people were mainly mothers with daughters—daughters of... ...more to me than I had supposed. It ended something—nipped something in the bud perhaps—took me at a stride from a vague, fine, ignorant, closed world ... ...reasons of my breach clear. Then either I must resign or—probably this new Bud- get will lead to a General Election. It’s evidently meant to strain th...

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The White Rose Club

By: George Meredith

...s, and purified the place with holy ejaculations. ‘I ‘ve seen him at last; grant it be for the last time! That’s my prayer, in the name of the Virgin ... ... With his bugle-horn at springing morn, The Kaiser trampled bud and thorn: T ra-ra! And the dew shakes gree... ...the White Rose in her bed, tucked her up, and kissed her, leaving her as a bud that waits for sunshine. 96 Farina CONCLUSION THE SHADOW of Monk Grego...

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The Compleat Angler

By: Izaak Walton

...so long, and thank you for your patience. Auceps. Sir, my pardon is easily granted you: I except against nothing that you have said: nevertheless, I m... ...ing those virtues myself, boast that these were in my ancestors; and yet I grant, that where a noble and ancient descent and such merit meet in any ma... ...to ac company you a day or two in fishing. Piscator. Sir, your request is granted; and I shall be right glad both to exchange such a courtesy, and al... ...What is it, I pray, Sir? You are so modest, that methinks I may promise to grant it before it is asked. Venator. Why, Sir, it is, that from henceforth... ...eason. But yet you are to note, that as you see some willows or palm trees bud and blossom sooner than others do, so some Trouts be, in rivers, sooner... ...e. This I heard not long since from a friend, but have not tried it; yet I grant it probable, and refer my reader to Sir Francis Bacon’s Natural histo...

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The Lady of the Lake

By: William J. Rolfe

..., thy tresses gray,— That pleading look, what can it say But what I own?—I grant him brave, But wild as Bracklinn’s thundering wave; And generous, —sa... ...nd generous, —save vindictive mood Or jealous transport chafe his blood: I grant him true to friendly band, As his claymore is to his hand; But O! tha... ...s hand; But O! that very blade of steel More mercy for a foe would feel: I grant him liberal, to fling Among his clan the wealth they bring, When back... ...de in danger part The lineage of the Bleeding Heart! Hear my blunt speech: grant me this maid T o wife, thy counsel to mine aid; T o Douglas, leagued ... ...o, When, if thou wilt be still his foe, Or if the King shall not agree T o grant thee grace and favor free, I plight mine honor, oath, and word That, ... ...Longfellow’s Skeleton in Armor are familiar examples of it. 405. Bourgeon. Bud. Cf. Fairfax, Tasso, vii. 76: When first on trees bourgeon the blossoms...

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Droll Stories Volume II : The Second Ten Tales

By: Honoré de Balzac

...l Stories – Vol. 2 hundred such tales. Change the hyperbolic title of your bud- get. You will never finish it.” These people are neither mis- anthrope... ...o to Madrid, but for the dark mistrust of Charles the Fifth, who would not grant the king’s permission to any of his subjects, nor even the members of... ...s man. Thinking that he would be able to recuperate himself for the favour granted out of his guest’s ransom, he hinted quietly to the people commissi... ...ight of him the prisoner then exclaimed— “Baron de la Ville-aux-Dames! God grant you joys like to mine! I like my jail! By’r lady, I will not judge be... ...theless, the late abbess would not allow that this was an especial favour, granted from on high, and said that God did not look so low. Here are the f... ...and crowns, not counting the work done by his vassals. You may take it for granted this castle was one of the finest, prettiest, most exquisite and mo...

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The Mystery of Edwin Drood

By: Charles Dickens

...son why it is an article of faith with the servants, handed down from race to race, that the departed Tisher was a hairdresser. The pet pupil of the N... ... is Miss Rosa Bud, of course called Rosebud; wonderfully pretty, wonderfully childish, wonderfully whimsical. An awkward interest (awkward because rom... ...n he comes of age. Miss Twinkleton, in her seminarial state of existence, has combated the romantic aspect of this destiny by affecting to shake her h... ...he announcement of the parlour-maid in chief. Miss Twinkleton, with an exemplary air of melancholy on her, turns to the sacrifice, and says, ‘You may ... ... correct,’ said Mr. Crisparkle. ‘D-r-double o-d.’ ‘Does he - or did he - read with you, sir?’ ‘Never, Mr. Neville. He comes here visiting his relation... ... he kept his eyes on the fire: ‘I might have known it sooner; she gave me the opening; but I am such an exceedingly Angular man, that it never occurre... ...ng so has awakened a new train of thought in my perplexed mind, it reasonably follows that, from the same premises, he might have foreseen the inferen... ...es were alone with the other flowers. Are blushes among the fruits of the country of the magic bean-stalk? ‘I am not dreaming,’ said Helena, smiling. ...

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Women in Love

By: D. H. Lawrence

...hings fail to materialise? Nothing materialises! Everything withers in the bud.’ 5 ‘What withers in the bud?’ asked Ursula. ‘Oh, everything—oneself—t... ... Gerald had some command, by mere force of personality, not because of any granted position. There was a quality in his voice, amiable but dominant, t... ...!’ he said, looking at the flickers of crim- son that came from the female bud. Then he went in among the desks, to see the scholars’ books. Ursula wa... ...la. ‘No, I don’t see it. And if I did—pour moi, elle n’existe pas. I don’t grant her the power to be impudent to me.’ ‘Do you think she likes you?’ as... ... She was rich, full of dangerous power. She was like a strange unconscious bud of powerful womanhood. He was unconsciously drawn to her. She was his f... ... But I can’t get my flower to blossom anyhow. Either it is blighted in the bud, or has got the smother-fly, or it isn’t nourished. Curse it, it isn’t ... ... has got the smother-fly, or it isn’t nourished. Curse it, it isn’t even a bud. It is a contravened knot.’ Again she laughed. He was so very fretful a... ...y were still in the toils of divine equality of man, Gerald had passed on, granted essentially their case, and proceeded in his quality of human being... ...e meets a few people who have gone through enough, and can take things for granted—where you be yourself, without bothering. There is somewhere— there...

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The Odyssey of Homer

By: Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744

...tinue to enter, every breast which cherishes the same sympathies. If it is granted to his immortal spirit, from another heaven than any of which he dr... ...n the helpless orphan dread a foe. But come it will, the time when manhood grants More powerful advocates than vain complaints. Approach that hour! in... ...sh, and let thy glory shine On Nestor first, and Nestor’s royal line; Next grant the Pylian states their just desires, Pleased with their hecatomb’s a... ...labours of the day refrain, For them to form some exquisite repast? Heaven grant this festival may prove their last! Or, if they still must live, from... ...alms that view the rising day, Or nations subject to the western ray. Then grant, what here all sons of wine obtain (For here affliction never pleads ...

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A House of Gentlefolk

By: Ivan S. Turgenev

...d; it was this dream alone that sustained him. But fate did not see fit to grant him this last and first happiness: at fifty, broken-down in health an... ...nder an unlucky star! He had written much in his life, and it had not been granted to him to see one of his compositions produced; he did not know how... ...y came over from Prussia in the reign of Vassili the Blind, and received a grant of two hundred chetverts of land in Byezhetsk. Many of his descendant... ...carried away by a beautiful exterior. I knew no women. I knew nothing. God grant you may make a happier marriage! but let me tell you, you can be sure... ...und to de- ceive you.” “She deceived you too,” observed Lavretsky grimly. “Granted, granted; I was the tool of destiny in it—what nonsense I talk, tho... ...ssuring you that . . . that the past had not been; and the felled tree can bud again. But I see, I must submit. You will not under- stand these words ...

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On Heroes, Hero-Worship, And the Heroic in History

By: Thomas Carlyle

... buds and withers by its own laws,—too deep for our scanning. Y et it does bud and wither, and every bough and leaf of it is there, by fixed eternal l... ... revolt against spiritual sover- eignties, Popes and much else. Nay I will grant that English Puritanism, revolt against earthly sovereignties, was th... ...is yet a long way. One remark I must not omit, That royal or parliamentary grants of money are by no means the chief thing wanted! T o give our Men of... ...judge that a true Builder did it. One word, in spite of our haste, must be granted to poor Bozzy. He passes for a mean, inflated, gluttonous creature;...

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The Prince and the Page

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...imon were he at the ends of the earth. Or if not, that poor child would be granted to any needy kinsman or grasping baron that Edward wanted to portio... ...en be growing out of a mere toy. Or might not his services win him a fresh grant of the earldom, and could he not then prove his sincerity by laying i... ...d of Lancaster rather than Charles of Anjou had been able to make good the grant from the Pope. Splendid were the displays, and no slight toil did the... ... 102 The Prince and the Page a gesture of entreaty. “So please your Grace, grant me a few farther words. I sware, and truly, that I had heard nothing ... ...the Pope, said there was as little hope of pardon as that his staff should bud and blossom; and lo, in one night it bore bud and flower. I besought hi... ...that the pardon that takes away the sin of the world, will take away mine. Grant me Absolution.’ He was with us when, ere dawn, such of us as still li...

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