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The Heir of Ardennan, by the Author of 'Anne Dysart
Christiana Jane Douglas
Недоступно для просмотра - 2019
able affection Agnes answered appeared Ardennan Arthur beautiful become began believe better brother called Caro Caroline Caroline's Carry Catherine character cold continued Cornish cried dear dress expression eyes face father feelings felt George girl give glad glance Gordon hand happy hear heard heart hope husband idea interest Irvine kind knew Lady Lady Cornish latter least leave light live Locharroch London looked Major Malcolm manner Maria marry means mind minutes Miss morning nature never night once pain passed perhaps person poor possessed present Purves replied Ross seemed seen silent Sir Arthur sister smile Smythe society soon sort speak spirit spoke sure tears tell things thought tone truth turned Violet voice walk whole wife wish woman young
Стр. 173 - Shalt show us how divine a thing A Woman may be made. Thy thoughts and feelings shall not die, Nor leave thee, when grey hairs are nigh A melancholy slave; But an old age serene and bright, And lovely as a Lapland night, Shall lead thee to thy grave.
Стр. 213 - In men we various ruling passions find ; In women two almost divide the kind ; Those only fix'd, they first or last obey, The love of pleasure, and the love of sway.
Стр. 312 - We have derived unmingled pleasure from the perusal of these interesting volumes. Very rarely have we found a narrative of Eastern travel so truthful and just. There is no guide-book we would so strongly recommend to the traveller about to enter on a Turkish or Syrian tour as this before us. The information it affords is especially valuable, since it is brought up almost to the last moment.
Стр. 15 - My love is like a red, red rose That's newly sprung in June: My love is like the melody That's sweetly played in tune.
Стр. 312 - LATE ATTACHED TO THE CONSULAR SERVICE IN SYRIA, Second Edition, 2 vols. with Illustrations, 21s. " A very agreeable book. Mr. Neale is evidently Quite familiar with the East, and writes in a lively, shrewd, and good-humoured manner. A great deal of information is to be found in his pages.
Стр. 312 - The information it affords is especially valuable, since it is brought up almost to the last moment. The narrative, too, is full of incident, and abounds in vivid pictures of Turkish and Levantine life interspersed with well-told tales. The author commences his narrative at Gaza ; visits Askalon, Jaffa and Jerusalem, Caipha and Mount Carmel, Acre, Sidon and Tyre, Beyrout, Tripoli, Antioch, Aleppo, Alexandretta, Adana, and Cyprus. Of several of these famous localities we know no more compact and clearer...
Стр. 312 - Mr. Neale's book will claim the highest rank among works of this class His long wanderings of eight years in the regions he describes have made him thoroughly familiar with localities, and with the domestic life of the population. Nothing can be more graphic than his picturesque descriptions ; nothing more amusing than his sketches of native society ; more piquant or more diverting than his stories, anecdotes, and adventures. He takes us out of the beaten tract of tourists into the nooks and corners,...
Стр. 133 - And seldom was a snood amid Such wild luxuriant ringlets hid, Whose glossy black to shame might bring The plumage of the raven's wing; And seldom o'er a breast so fair Mantled a plaid with modest care, And never brooch the folds combined Above a heart more good and kind.