The Pirate, 2. köide

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Archibald Constable and Company; and Hurst, Robinson, and Company, London., 1822 - 346 pages
 

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A facsimile copy of an early imprint, difficult to read so I bought a Kindle edition, much better for my old eyes. Tale is excellent for anyone with an interest in the Orkney Islands but a bit ... Read full review

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"Scott's buccaneers in "The Pirate" are admirable, but they lack something human which we find here [in Treasure Island]." --Through the Magic Door, p. 264 Read full review

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Page 279 - I do love these ancient ruins. We never tread upon them but we set Our foot upon some reverend history; And, questionless, here in this open court, Which now lies naked to the injuries Of stormy weather, some men lie...
Page 150 - All school-days' friendship, childhood innocence? We, Hermia, like two artificial gods, Have with our needles created both one flower, Both on one sampler, sitting on one cushion, Both warbling of one song, both in one key; As if our hands, our sides...
Page 119 - I pass, like night, from land to land; I have strange power of speech ; That moment that his face I see, I know the man that must hear me: To him my tale I teach.
Page 298 - Nae langer she wept^— her tears were a' spent,— Despair it was come, and she thought it content; She thought it content, but her cheek it grew pale, And she droop'd, like a lily broke down by the hail.
Page 279 - They thought it should have canopied their bones Till doomsday ; but all things have their end : Churches and cities, which have diseases like to men, Must have like death that we have.
Page 196 - There was a laughing Devil in his sneer, That raised emotions both of rage and fear; And where his frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled, and Mercy sigh'd farewell!

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