Memoirs of Karoline Bauer, from the German

Roberts Bros., 1885 - 544 páginas

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Página 454 - TO A LADY WEEPING/" WEEP, daughter of a royal line, A Sire's disgrace, a realm's decay ; Ah ! happy if each tear of thine Could wash a father's fault away ! Weep — for thy tears are Virtue's tears — Auspicious to these suffering isles ; And be each drop in future years Repaid thee by thy people's smiles ! March, 1812.
Página 455 - ... FAMED for contemptuous breach of sacred ties, By headless Charles see heartless Henry lies; Between them stands another sceptred thing — It moves, it reigns — in all but name, a king: Charles to his people, Henry to his wife, — In him the double tyrant starts to life: Justice and death have mix'd their dust in vain, Each royal vampire wakes to life again. Ah, what can tombs avail ! — since these disgorge The blood and dust of both — to mould a George.
Página 336 - There is many a slip between the cup and the lip," and at the same instant a tumult arose over a wild boar in the vineyard.
Página 544 - On one occasion Mr. Charles Lloyd met them slowly pacing together a little foot-path in Hoxton Fields, both weeping bitterly, and found, on joining them, that they were taking their solemn way to the accustomed asylum.
Página 187 - We at once settled down together for several hours, for I was obliged to play a great deal, when really I wanted to hear him and see his compositions, for Felix had to show me a concerto in C minor, a double concerto, and several motets ; and all so full of genius, and at the same time so correct and thorough ! His elder sister Fanny, also extraordinarily gifted, played by heart, and with admirable precision, fugues and passacailles by Bach. I think one may well call her a thorough 'Mus. Doc.

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