The Story of Two Noble Lives: Being Memorials of Charlotte, Countess Canning, and Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford, Том 2

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Сторінка 161 - MAY I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their presence : live In pulses stirred to generosity, In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn For miserable aims that end with self. In thoughts sublime that pierce the night like stars, And with their mild persistence urge man's search To vaster issues.
Сторінка 161 - Does the road wind up-hill all the way? Yes, to the very end. Will the day's journey take the whole long day? From morn to night, my friend. But is there for the night a resting-place? A roof for when the slow dark hours begin. May not the darkness hide it from my face? You cannot miss that inn. Shall I meet other wayfarers at night? Those who have gone before. Then must I knock, or call when just in sight? They will not keep you standing...
Сторінка 476 - He had expended his admiration, I suppose, for when Somers showed his own exhibition, he was captious and said, ' You copy nature too closely ! It is the place itself ! they are views, not pictures.'1 " 1 A few days later (November 3, 1858), Lady Stuart de Rothesay adds: "He begs to be allowed to see some more of your flowers, and he mentions having got Lady Waterford's ' Charity Girl ' to look at—
Сторінка 382 - I had not been inside k since the days of receiving the Duke of Wellington, and Blucher, and Platoff, &c., besides the Sovereigns, when we were in a gallery taken by Sir Claudius Hunter, the ' Feu-Lord Mayor,' as he printed on his cards at Paris.
Сторінка 300 - But do take up and assert boldly, that whilst we are prepared, as the first duty of all, to strike down resistance without mercy, wherever it shows itself, we acknowledge that, resistance over, deliberate justice, and calm, patient reason are to resume their sway; that we are not going, either in anger or from indolence, to punish wholesale; whether by wholesale hangings or burnings, or by the less violent, but not one bit less offensive course, of refusing trust and countenance, and favour, and...
Сторінка 348 - India, where her friend Lady Canning was at the Viceroy's side during the Mutiny. " Miss Nightingale has written to me," wrote Lady Canning to her mother (Nov. 14) ; " she is out of health and at Malvern, but says she would come at twenty-four hours' notice if I think there is anything for her to do in her ' line of business.' I think there is not anything here, for there are few wounded men in want of actual nursing, and there are plenty of native servants and assistants who can do the dressings....
Сторінка 157 - There is an odd, mysterious thing going on, still unexplained. It is this. In one part of the country the native police have been making little cakes — ' chupatties ' 1 — and sending them on from place to place. Each man makes twelve, keeps two, and sends away ten to ten men, who make twelve more each, and they spread all over the country. They all think it is an order from Government, and no one can discover any meaning in it.
Сторінка 330 - He has a nice set of what he calls ' boys,' who are all very fond of him : that he storms at them sometimes, they all allow. To me, he has behaved like an old courtier, and 1 have thought him charming. He would tell me everything and show me every letter and telegraph I could care to see or that could interest me.
Сторінка 276 - Then, just as the sepoys were going to fire, the padre [Moncrieff was dead] called out to the Nana, and requested leave to read prayers before they died. The Nana granted it, and the padre's bonds were loosed so far as to allow him to take a small book from his pocket, from which he read ; but at this time one of the sahibs, who was shot in the arm and...
Сторінка 234 - General Havelock is not in fashion, but all the same we believe he will do well. No doubt he is fussy and tiresome, but his little old stiff figure looks as active and fit for use as if he were made of steel.

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