Little Classics: Childhood

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Rossiter Johnson
J.R. Osgood, 1875
 

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Стр. 115 - (to CONSTANCE). You are as fond of grief as of your child. CONSTANCE. Grief fills the room up of my absent child, Lies in his bed, walks up and down with me; Puts on his pretty looks, repeats his words, Remembers me of all his gracious parts, Stuff's out his vacant garments with his form. Then
Стр. 119 - canit,—and that love which is so soon to be her everlasting light, is her song's burden to the end. " She set as sets the morning star, which goes Not down behind the darkened west, nor hides Obscured among the tempests of the sky, But melts away into the light of heaven/
Стр. 114 - the publican's prayer in paraphrase : — " Why am I loth to leave this earthly scene ? Have I so found it full of pleasing charms ? — Some drops of joy, with dranghts of ill between, Some gleams of sunshine 'mid renewing storms ? Is it departing pangs my soul alarms ? Or Death's unlovely, dreary, dark abode ? For guilt, for GUILT, my terrors are in
Стр. 114 - dare a lifted eye to thee, Thy nod can make the tempest cease to blow, And still the tumult of the raging sea; With that controlling power assist even me Those headstrong furious passions to confine, For all unfit I feel my powers to be To rule their torrent in the allowed line; O, aid me with thy help,
Стр. 62 - take longer to do the mutton then," replied his visitor dryly. Gluck was very much puzzled by the behavior of his guest; it was such a strange mixture of coolness and humility. He turned away at the string meditatively for another five minutes. " That mutton looks very nice,
Стр. 67 - And the foam globe disappeared. Dawn came at last, and the two brothers looked out of Gluck's little window in the morning. The Treasure Valley was one mass of ruin and desolation. The inundation had swept away trees, crops, and cattle, and left, in their stead, a waste of red sand and gray
Стр. 96 - the full-grown flock." And we can imagine Scott, when holding his warm, plump little playfellow in his arms, repeating that stately friend's lines: — " Loving she is, and tractable, though wild; And Innocence hath privilege in her, To dignify arch looks and langhing eyes And feats of
Стр. 67 - The two brothers crept, shivering and horror-struck, into the kitchen. The water had gutted the whole first floor: corn, money, almost every movable thing had been swept away, and there was left only a small white card on the kitchen table. On it, in large, breezy, long-legged letters, were engraved the words
Стр. 203 - was once a child, and he strolled about a good deal, and thought of a number of things. He had a sister, who was a child too, and his constant companion. These two used to wonder all day long. They wondered at the
Стр. 58 - The youngest brother, Gluck, was as completely opposed, in both appearance and character, to his seniors as could possibly be imagined or desired. He was not above twelve years old, fair, blue-eyed, and kind in temper to every living thing. He did not, of course, agree particularly well with his brothers, or, rather, they did not agree with

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