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The Companion (Volume 1-29) (Paperback) Loot Price: R319
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The Companion (Volume 1-29) (Paperback): Leigh Hunt

The Companion (Volume 1-29) (Paperback)

Leigh Hunt

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1828. Excerpt: ... THE COMPANION. No, XXI. WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 1828. " Something alone yet not alone, to be wished, and only to be found, in a friend."--Sir William Temple. A FATHER AVENGED. diego Lainez, a noble old Spaniard, has received a blow from Lozano, another noble, which is avenged by Ditto's son, Rodrigo de Bivar, afterwards called the C i D .] Scene.--A Room in Diego's House. Enter Diego and Arias. Diego. I tell you, Sir, it is impossible. Conceal it? What Conceal? What with a face That never yet could look the easiest lie, Nor play the wax-lipped servant at the door, Denying who's within Conceal it? So And smite my conscience, as the dog smote me Arias. But, Sir, you live, upon the whole, retired: Why not live quite so for a time; and so Let the thing die away, even in your looks. The Count is sad, believe me; and the King Is most desirous of it. Dieg. Sir, I'll tell you. There is one person living in this city, Who holds me busily in his respect, And loves to hold; and were I, as I shall, To sit alone all day, and wake alone Vol. i. 21 All night, and almost hold my very breath As tainted with dishonour, till redress Free my old halting blood from this new clog, It could not be concealed from him: and that Would pull the blood up in my cheeks as much As if the whole world knew it. Arias. Who is he ? Dieg. Diego. Who'll conceal it from Diego? Who from that self-respecting (once) old man, And from his haunted head ? I cannot stir, I cannot turn me, but each thing I see, Even inanimate, a chair, or wall, Changing its old indifferent or glad aspect To something dreary, looks of what has been. The saintly images, as I go past, Appear to follow me with sliding eyes. Contempt, with a fierce hand, has scored a line 'Twixt me and joy, and dares my weak old age To pass; and so I stand...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Leigh Hunt
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 166
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-09113-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-09113-9
Barcode: 9781154091137

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