Thus, Madam, in my Garret-Closet, my Muse again took Possession of me: Poetry being one of those subtle Devils, that if driven out by never so many firm Purposes, good Resolutions, Aversion to that Poverty it intails upon its Adherents; yet it will always return and find a Passage to the Heart, Brain, and whole Interior; as I experienced in this my exalted Study: Or, to (use the Phrase of the Poets) my Closet in the Star-Chamber; or the Den of Parnassus. 北京pk10挂机  鈥淐ome here, Jack, my boy,鈥?said Ernest, 鈥渉ere鈥檚 a shilling for you.鈥?The boy blushed and could hardly be got to come in spite of our previous blandishments; he had had pennies given him before, but shillings never. His father caught him good-naturedly by the ear and lugged him to us. Free from Ambition, and from base Design, There was a brief silence. Fortinbras looked from one young face to the other. Then he brought his hands down with a soft thump on the table. For herself she had no thought of a furlough. Friends thought of it for her; and she put the idea resolutely aside. Writing to Mrs. Hamilton on September 6, she said: 鈥楢nd now for a more important subject, broached in your sweet letter. I do not feel that it would be either wise as regards myself, or right as regards my work, to go home next year. The great fatigue of two journeys, the excitement of meeting loved ones, and the wrench of parting again,鈥擨 doubt how my health could stand it. As regards the work鈥擨 need not expatiate. It would look as if I thought much of the little that I could do; but little is better than nothing. It seems to me that one of the most useful things about me is that鈥攈itherto鈥擨 have stuck pretty close to my Station. If I were a Native Christian, I think that I should be tempted to hate the very word 鈥済oing home,鈥?and to regard Europe as a trap for my Missionaries. Let them, if possible, have a restful feeling in regard to at least one old woman, whom they are ready to love.鈥? Nell. O dear Tutor, I know that she was a duck of a queen, but distinguished for nothing but her web-feat. 鈥楳. 鈥淲ere Jacobins connected with Jacobites?鈥? 鈥淚鈥檓 afraid they find it hard to make both ends meet, as it is,鈥?he explained. "They laid a rope wi' a lairge runnin' loop on the end o't alang the ice, an' laid a seal on't that had been tostit ower the fire. Verra sune the bears wad begin tae gether roond it. When one wad get inside o' the loop the men wad draw the rope, as the bear wad be hodden by the legs, than they wad turn the ither en' o' the rope roon' the capstan an' haul the beast on board. The growlin' an' the roarin' that resultit wad mak the hair o' your heed stan' on en'." One day, when he had been taunting thus longer and more bitterly than usual, she was goaded into making an incautious reply.