The Encyclopedia of Face and Form Reading; Or Personal Traits, Both Physical and Mental, Revealed by Outward Signs Through Practical and Scientific Physiognomy
F.A. Davis Company, 1903 - 1229 lappuses
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442. lappuse - Here pause and, thro' the starting tear, Survey this grave. The poor Inhabitant below Was quick to learn and wise to know, And keenly felt the friendly glow, And softer flame, But thoughtless follies laid him low, And stain'd his name ! Reader, attend whether thy soul Soars fancy's flights beyond the pole, Or darkling grubs this earthly hole, In low pursuit ; Know, prudent, cautious self-control Is wisdom's root.
687. lappuse - But why my productions take from my hand that particular form and style that makes them Mozartish, and different from the works of other composers, is probably owing to the same cause which renders my nose so or so large, so aquiline, or, in short, makes it Mozart's and different from those of other people. For I really do not study or aim at any originality...
579. lappuse - I descended on the same day two very deep mines in the Hartz Mountains, remaining some hours under ground in each. While in the second mine, and exhausted both from fatigue and inanition, I felt the utter impossibility of talking longer with the German Inspector who accompanied me. Every German word and phrase deserted my recollection ; and it was not until I had taken food and wine, and been some time at rest, that I regained them again.
514. lappuse - ... one of the most" useful as well as one of the most eminent traits in the human character.
686. lappuse - When I am, as it were, completely myself, entirely alone, and of good cheer say, travelling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or during the night when I cannot sleep ; it is on such occasions that my ideas flow best and most abundantly. Whence and how they come, I know not ; nor can I force them.
585. lappuse - Lull'd in the countless chambers of the brain, Our thoughts are link'd by many a hidden chain. Awake but one, and lo, what myriads rise !* Each stamps its image as the other flies.
559. lappuse - The secrets of the hoary deep: a dark Illimitable ocean, without bound, Without dimension, where length, breadth, and highth, And time, and place, are lost...
559. lappuse - And time and place are lost ; where eldest Night And Chaos, ancestors of Nature, hold Eternal anarchy, amidst the noise Of endless wars, and by confusion stand : For hot, cold, moist and dry, four champions fierce, Strive here for mastery...