What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Poetical Reading Book, with AIDS for Grammatical Analysis, Paraphrase and ...
John Daniel Morell
No preview available - 2015
alliteration angels Antonio appear Bass Bassanio beauty better bond Book bound called close Compare doth earth English Enter equal expression fair fall fear field fire force give half hand happy hast hath head hear heart Heaven hill hold hope hour Jessica kind Latin leave less light live look lord Lorenzo lost mark means Milton mind morning nature never night o'er object once past poet pray present rest ring round Scene sense Sent sentence sleep soul sound speak spirit stand stood Subj Supply sweet syllable tell thee thine things thou thought thousand true turn Venice verb verse whole winged wish
Page 18 - Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the way, With blossom'd furze unprofitably gay — There, in his noisy mansion, skill'd to rule, The village master taught his little school. A man severe he was, and stern to view ; I knew him well, and every truant knew...
Page 161 - The slaves are ours. So do I answer you : The pound of flesh, which I demand of him, Is dearly bought, 'tis mine, and I will have it : If you deny me, fie upon your law ! There is no force in the decrees of Venice. I stand for judgment : answer ; shall I have it ? Duke.
Page 140 - If a Jew wrong a Christian, what is his humility ? Revenge. If a Christian wrong a Jew, what should his sufferance be by Christian example ? Why, revenge. The villany you teach me I will execute, and it shall go hard but I will better the instruction.
Page 85 - Fairest of stars, last in the train of night, If better thou belong not to the dawn, Sure pledge of day, that crown'st the smiling morn With thy bright circlet, praise him in thy sphere, While day arises, that sweet hour of prime.
Page 124 - Yes, to smell pork! to eat of the habitation which your prophet, the Nazarite, conjured the devil into! I will buy with you, sell with you, talk with you, walk with you, and so following; but I will not eat with you, drink with you, nor pray with you.
Page 2 - It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make Man better be ; Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere : A lily of a day Is fairer far in May, Although it fall and die that night — It was the plant and flower of Light. In small proportions we just beauties see ; And in short measures life may perfect be.
Page 140 - He hath disgraced me, and hindered me half a million; laughed at my losses, mocked at my gains, scorned my nation, thwarted my bargains, cooled my friends, heated mine enemies; and what's his reason? I am a Jew.
Page 22 - Dear charming nymph, neglected and decried, My shame in crowds, my solitary pride ; Thou source of all my bliss and all my woe, That found'st me poor at first, and keep'st me so...
Page 18 - Yet he was kind, or, if severe in aught, The love he bore to learning was in fault...
Page 112 - So spake the seraph Abdiel, faithful found. Among the faithless faithful only he : Among innumerable false unmoved, Unshaken, unseduced, unterrified, His loyalty he kept, his love, his zeal ; Nor number, nor example with him wrought To 'swerve from truth, or change his constant mind Though single.