Temple Bar, Volume 9

Front Cover
George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates
Ward and Lock, 1863 - English periodicals

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 480 - I REQUIRE and charge you both, as ye will answer at the dreadful day of judgment when the secrets of all hearts shall be disclosed, that if either of you know any impediment, why ye may not be lawfully joined together in Matrimony, ye do now confess it.
Page 185 - And the rest of the acts of Hezekiah, and all his might, and how he made a pool, and a conduit, and brought water into the city, are they not written in the book of the Chronicles of the kings of Judah?
Page 215 - The gentry and citizens had little learning of any kind, and their way of breeding up their children was suitable to the rest. They were as severe to their children as their schoolmasters, and their schoolmasters as masters of the house of correction : the child perfectly loathed the sight of his parents as the slave his torture. Gentlemen of thirty and forty years old...
Page 459 - Mrs. Tibbs was easily persuaded ; her curiosity was excited, her jealousy was roused, and the arrangement was forthwith made. She resumed her work, and John Evenson walked up and down the room with his hands in his pockets, looking as if nothing had happened. The game of cribbage was over, and conversation began again.
Page 296 - The qualms or raptures of your blood Rise in proportion to your food, Your stomach makes your fabric roll. Just as the bias rules the bowl: That great Achilles might employ The strength designed to ruin Troy, He dined on lions...
Page 140 - Leah!" from me; and that the oddest of all possible engagements ended in the best of all possible ways. If my hair is somewhat thinner and my waist thicker than in those halcyon Pantheon days; if I no longer, like the depressing Rasselas, listen with credulity to the whispers of fancy, or pursue with eagerness the phantoms of hope, still, I flatter myself, I extract a fair amount of honest enjoyment out of life. It is true that (after dinner) I occasionally tap my waistcoat pensively, and mutter...
Page 599 - For wit, lies most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together with quickness and variety wherein can be found any resemblance or congruity, to make up pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy...
Page 302 - ONE year ago, a ringing voice, A clear blue eye, And clustering curls of sunny hair, Too fair to die. Only a year, no voice, no smile, No glance of eye, No clustering curls of golden hair, Fair but to die ! One year ago, what loves, what schemes Far into life! What joyous hopes, what high resolves, "What generous strife ! The silent picture on the wall, The burial-stone...
Page 504 - Entre toutes les différentes expressions qui peuvent rendre une seule de nos pensées, il n'y en a qu'une qui soit la bonne. On ne la rencontre pas toujours en parlant ou en écrivant ; il est vrai néanmoins qu'elle existe, que tout ce qui ne l'est point est faible, et ne satisfait point un homme d'esprit qui veut se faire entendre.
Page 276 - ... by the weight of its charge, and drove back the Gauls and Spaniards into the rear of their own line. Meanwhile, its victorious advance had carried it, like the English column at Fontenoy, into the midst of Hannibal's army ; it had passed between the African infantry on its right and left, and now, whilst its head was struggling against the Gauls and Spaniards, its long flanks were fiercely assailed by the Africans, who, facing about to the right and left, charged it home, and threw it into utter...

Bibliographic information