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|Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury -- to me these have always been |
contemptible. ... who then am I? - Fromm, Erich Possession, it is true, crowns
exertion with rest; but it is only in the illusions of fancy that it has power to charm
|It is only through extremes that men can arrive at the middle path of wisdom and |
virtue. ... Humboldt, Karl Wilhelm Von Possession, it is true, crowns exertion with
rest; but it is only in the illusions of fancy that it has power to charm us.
|Mingling with the rest are thoughts of very strong hot coffee and cream, apple-|
checked irls, grey-headed pastors blessing ... and general primitiveuess and
simplicity. and flowing deep underneath is the strong instinct of race which
attracts us to these ... Ho has a sturdiness of manner which now and then shades
into egotism, but only now and then; and, on the whole, his ... but that swinging
over the door is a wooden efiigy of a convoluted loaf—the usual true-lovers' knot
done in bread, ...
|She has greater elegance, perhaps, and precision of style, than Madame Pasta, |
but not nlf her boldness or grace." True — the two people are no note to be
Irought into comparison than two such poets u Campbell and the late John Keats:
the ... polite; the latter thinks no more of that unnatural jlmosphere than if be had
been born and bred in Arcadia. Vsti neter fancy ... ml bating Become acquainted
with another young girl, owa Cuijarro, who possessed as many charms as moa,
his visits ...
|It is perfectly true that she ... I am going to see her, for I am a bit of a physician ; |
and I fancy I know how to cure her." Marcel was so surprised, that he had only
strength to utter — " Oh ! do cure her, my good lord ! ... Very likely ; but has she
not another suitor V " Yes ; but he is a poor youth, without fortune or interest. ...
materially altered ; he is % worthy and excellent young man, inspired by feelings
of probity, and possessed of useful business talents ; but are you sure he has got
that sum !
|This is just the initial act in a magnificent odyssey that seamlessly merges the actual with the imagined. A book whose importance is eclipsed only by its quality, The Satanic Verses is a key work of our times.|
|Antony and Cleopatra is one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies: a spectacular, widely-ranging drama of love and war, passion and politics.|
|Originally published together, The Lifted Veil and Brother Jacob have been reunited in this splendid edition of two of George Eliot's most beloved short stories.|