Dickens, the Immortal

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A. Fowler, 1923 - 117 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 51 - LONDON. Michaelmas Term lately over, and the Lord Chancellor sitting in Lincoln's Inn Hall. Implacable November weather. As much mud in the streets as if the waters had but newly retired from the face of the earth, and it would not be wonderful to meet a Megalosaurus, forty feet long or so, waddling like an elephantine lizard up Holborn Hill.
الصفحة 52 - The raw afternoon is rawest, and the dense fog is densest, and the muddy streets are muddiest, near that leaden,headed old obstruction, appropriate ornament for the threshold of a leadenheaded old corporation: Temple Bar. And hard by Temple Bar, in Lincoln's Inn Hall, at the very heart of the fog, sits the Lord High Chancellor in his High Court of Chancery.
الصفحة 105 - A delightful walk it was : for it was a pleasant afternoon in June, and their way lay through a deep and shady wood, cooled by the light wind which gently rustled the thick foliage, and enlivened by the songs of the birds that perched upon the boughs. The ivy and the moss crept in thick clusters over the old trees, and the soft green turf overspread the ground like a silken mat.
الصفحة 55 - The light is. come upon the dark benighted way. Dead ! Dead, your Majesty. Dead, my lords and gentlemen. Dead, Right Reverends and Wrong Reverends of every order. Dead, men and women, bora with Heavenly compassion in your hearts.
الصفحة 110 - All about him,' said the very queer small boy. ' I am old (I am nine) and I read all sorts of books. But do let us stop at the top of the hill, and look at the house there, if you please!' " ' You admire that house,' said I. "
الصفحة 35 - I think of these past writers and of one who lives amongst us now, and am grateful for the innocent laughter and the sweet and unsullied page which, the author of " David Copperfield
الصفحة 116 - A brilliant morning shines on the old city. Its antiquities and ruins are surpassingly beautiful, with the lusty ivy gleaming in the sun, and the rich trees waving in the balmy air. Changes of glorious light from moving boughs, songs of birds, scents from gardens, woods, and fields, — or, rather, from one great garden of the whole cultivated island in its yielding time, — penetrate into the Cathedral, subdue its earthy odour, and preach the Resurrection and the Life.
الصفحة 21 - And cards were dropped from hands of listless leisure To hear the tale anew ; And then, while round them shadows gathered faster, And as the firelight fell, He read aloud the book wherein the Master Had writ of
الصفحة 71 - And so, having no patience for them herself, what is the result? She is every other day reduced to borrow my tumblers, my teacups ; even a cupful of porridge, a few spoonfuls of tea, are begged of me, because ' Missus has got company, and happens to be out of the article...
الصفحة 111 - I come by myself to look at it. And ever since I can recollect, my father, seeing me so fond of it, has often said to me, ' If you were to be very persevering and were to work hard, you might some day come to live, in it.

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