The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volumen34

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Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, John Holmes Agnew, Kinahan Cornwallis
1849

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Página 188 - I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding ; And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.
Página 188 - A fool also is full of words: a man cannot tell what shall be; and what shall be after him, who can tell him? 15 The labour of the foolish wearieth every one of them, because he knoweth not how to go to the city.
Página 453 - O gracious Mother, whose benignant breast Wakes us to life, and lulls us all to rest: How thy sweet features, kind to every clime, Mock with their smile the wrinkled front of time! We stain thy flowers — they blossom o'er the dead ; We rend thy bosom, and it gives us bread; O'er the red...
Página 188 - Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep ; so shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.
Página 195 - And he that shuts Love out, in turn shall be Shut out from Love, and on her threshold lie Howling in outer darkness.
Página 85 - But this I say, brethren ; The time is short ; It remaineth, that both they that have wives be as though they had none; and they that weep, as though they wept not; and they that rejoice, as though they rejoiced not ; and they that buy, as though they possessed not ; and they that use this world, as not abusing it. For the fashion of this world passeth away.
Página 70 - He accordingly wrote on the moment ; and, as soon as he had finished, his friend remonstrating still strongly against his choice, took up the letter ; but, on reading it over, observed, ' Well, really, this is a very pretty letter, it is a pity it should not go. I never read a prettier oiie.' Then it shall go, said Lord Byron ; and, in so saying, sealed and sent off, on the instant, this fiat of his fate.
Página 253 - I say, a man of mild disposition, of command of temper, of an open social, and cheerful humor, capable of attachment, but little susceptible of enmity, and of great moderation in all my passions. Even my love of literary fame, my ruling passion, never soured my temper, notwithstanding my frequent disappointments.
Página 73 - A whirling gulf of phantasy and flame — — to stoop, in short, to the realities of life ; repent if we have offended, and pardon if we have been trespassed against ; to look on the world less as our foe than as a doubtful and capricious friend, whose applause we ought as far as possible to deserve, but neither to court nor contemn — such seem the most obvious and certain means of keeping or regaining mental tranquillity.

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