The Complete Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge Volume 6

The Complete Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...Lest I should hear no answer! A brief while, Belike, I lost all thought and memory Of that for which I came! After that pause, 0 Heaven! I heard a groan, and follow'd it: And yet another groan, which guided me Into a strange recess--and there was light, A hideous light! his torch lay on the ground; Its flame burnt dimly o'er a chasm's brink: 1 spake; and whilst I spake, a feeble groan Came from that chasm! it was his last--his death-groan! Naoml Comfort her, Allah! Alhadra. I stood in unimaginable trance And agony that can not be remember'd, Listening with horrid hope to hear a groan! But I had heard his last;--my husband's death-groan! Naomi. Haste! let us onward! A Uiadka. I looM far down the pit--My sight was bounded by a jutting fragment; And it was stain'dwith blood. Then first I shriekd; My eyeballs burnt, my brain grew hot as fire, scrubby boy, with a shining face set in dirt, burst open the door and cried out, --"Please, ma'am, master says, Will you ha', or will you not ha', the pin-round?" JANUARY 1, 1823. FarliauEntary Privilege--Permanency And Progression Of Nations--Kant's Races Of Mankind. Privilege is a substitution for Law, where, from the nature of the circumstances, a law can not act without clashing with greater and more general principles. The House of Commons must, of course, have the power of taking cognizance of offences against its own rights. Sir Francis Burdett might have been properly sent to the Tower for the speech he made in the House; but when afterward he published it in Cobbett, and they took cognizance of it as a breach of privilege, they violated the plain distinction between privilege and law. As a speech in the House, the House could alone animadvert upon it, consistently with the effective...show more

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  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 340g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236562259
  • 9781236562258