The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray: The history of Pendennis


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Seite 84 - ALTHOUGH I enter not, Yet round about the spot Ofttimes I hover ; And near the sacred gate, With longing eyes I wait, Expectant of her. The Minster bell tolls out Above the city's rout, And noise and humming : They've hush'd the Minster bell : The organ 'gins to swell : She's coming, she's coming...
Seite 179 - When nobody was near, our little Sylphide, who scarcely ate at dinner more than the six grains of rice of Amina, the friend of the Ghouls in the Arabian Nights, was most active with her knife and fork, and consumed a very substantial portion of mutton cutlets : in which piece of hypocrisy it is believed she resembled other young ladies of fashion. Pen and his uncle declined the refection, but they admired the dining-room with fitting compliments, and pronounced it " very chaste," that being the proper...
Seite 135 - It is to be called the Pall Mall Gazette, sir, and we shall be very happy to have you with us," Shandon said. "Pall Mall Gazette— why Pall Mall Gazette?" asked Wagg. " Because the editor was born at Dublin, the sub-editor at Cork ; because the proprietor lives in Paternoster Row, and the paper is published in Catherine Street, Strand.

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