Remains in Verse and Prose of the Francis Kilvert, with a Brief Memoir

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S. W. Simms, 1866 - 198 strani
 

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Stran 109 - And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud ; for he is a god : either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked.
Stran 44 - Christ was the word that spake it, He took the bread and brake it ; And what the word did make it, That I believe and take it.
Stran 85 - EVEN as a nurse, whose child's imperfect pace Can hardly lead his foot from place to place, Leaves her fond kissing, sets him down to go, Nor does uphold him for a step or two : But when she finds that he begins to fall, She holds him up, and kisses him withal ; — So God from man sometimes withdraws his hand Awhile, to teach his infant faith to stand, But when he sees his feeble strength begin To fail, he gently takes him up again.
Stran 135 - Heaven ('twas all he wished) a friend. No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode, (There they alike in trembling hope repose,)— The bosom of his Father and his God.
Stran 79 - Hermit hoar, in solemn cell, Wearing out life's evening gray; Smite thy bosom, sage, and tell, What is bliss? and which the way?" BOSWELL: "But why smite his bosom, sir?" JOHNSON: "Why, to show he was in earnest
Stran 129 - I arrive at these sensations, 1 may settle at Bath, of which I never yet dreamt, further than to live just out of the sulphurous pit, and at the edge of the fogs at Mr. Allen's, for a month or so. I like the place so little, that health itself should not draw me thither, though friendship has twice or thrice.
Stran 127 - ... as Bath. The worthy man who is the master of it invites you in the strongest terms, and is one who would treat you with love and veneration, rather than with what the world calls civility and regard. He is sincerer and plainer than almost any man now in this world, antiquis moribus.
Stran 164 - Admiring his life, and deploring the shortness of it, I shall ever respectfully cherish his memory, and rank the continuation of the favourable opinion and friendship of a truly good man amongst the happiest advantages and the first honours, which fortune may have bestowed upon my life.
Stran 126 - Dissipations. If it were practicable for you to pass a Month or six weeks from home, it is here I could wish to be with you, and if you would attend to the continuation of your own Noble Work, or unbend to the idle Amusement of commenting upon a Poet...
Stran 127 - ... unbend to the idle amusement of commenting upon a poet, who has no other merit than that of aiming by his moral strokes to merit some regard from such men as advance truth and virtue...

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