The Twentieth Century

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Nineteenth Century and After, 1890
 

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Сторінка 96 - Can storied urn or animated bust Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath? Can Honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or Flattery soothe the dull cold ear of death?
Сторінка 140 - ... the animalism of Greece, the lust of Rome, the reverie of the middle age with its spiritual ambition and imaginative loves, the return of the Pagan world, the sins of the Borgias.
Сторінка 140 - She is older than the rocks among which she sits ; like the vampire, she has been dead many times, and learned the secrets of the grave ; and has been a diver in deep seas, and keeps their fallen day about her ; and trafficked for strange webs with Eastern merchants; and, as Leda, was the mother of Helen of Troy, and, as Saint Anne, the mother of Mary...
Сторінка 13 - Noah, and every living thing, and all the cattle that was with him in the ark : and God made a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters assuaged ; the fountains also of the deep and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained...
Сторінка 301 - Go to the Ant, thou Sluggard, consider her ways, and be wise: which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.
Сторінка 468 - Faithful are the wounds of a friend ; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.
Сторінка 278 - For there is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not.
Сторінка 845 - one half of the world does not know how the other half lives.
Сторінка 446 - A litde sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
Сторінка 838 - Philistines: be they better than these kingdoms? or their border greater than your border, ye that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near? that lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches...

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