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" ... something less than senile, as to whether he should be guilty of an impropriety, and, if he were, whether he would get caught in his indiscretion. And yet the memory of the kiss that Margaret of Scotland gave to Alain Chartier has lasted four hundred... "
The Professor at the Breakfast-table: With the Story of Iris - Page 331
by Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1860 - 410 pages
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 4

1859
...in his indiscretion. And yet the memory of the kiss that Margaret of Scotland gave to Alain Charticr has lasted four hundred years, and put it into the...matter before him, he lets his chance slip through his fingers. Iris woke up, of her own accord, before I had made up my mind what I was going to do about...
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Little Classics: Romance

Rossiter Johnson - 1875
...less than senile, as to whether he should be guilty of an impropriety, and if he were, whether lie would get caught in his indiscretion. And yet the...matter before him, he lets his chance slip through his fingers. Iris woke up, of her own accord, before I had made up my mind what I was going to do about...
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Little Classics: Romance

Rossiter Johnson - 1875
...by the side of the slumbering youth, but has bequeathed the memory of her pretty deed to all coining time ? The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that...matter before him, he lets his chance slip through his fingers. Iris woke up, of her own accord, before I had made up my mind what I was going to do about...
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Little Classics

Rossiter Johnson - 1879
...with me into the grave, and a rose perhaps grow out of my dust, as a brier did out of Lord Lovel's, in memory of that immortal moment ! Would it wake...matter before him, he lets his chance slip through his fingers. Iris woke up, of her own accord, before I had made up my mind what I was going to do about...
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The 'breakfast table' series. The autocrat of the breakfast-table. The ...

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1882 - 604 pages
...gave to Alain Chartier has lasted four hundred years, and put it into the head of many an ill-favoured poet, whether Victoria or Eugenie would do as much...matter before him, he lets his chance slip through his fingers. Iris woke up, of her own accord, before I had made up my mind what I was going to do about...
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The professor at the breakfast table. Author's ed, Volume 2

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1883
...beauty, who, I believe, did not think to leave her card by the side of the slumbering youth, but she bequeathed the memory of her pretty deed to all coming...time ? The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of :i cannon, but its echo lasts a deal longer. There is one disadvantage which the man of philosophical...
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The Way to Win: Showing how to Succeed in Life

John Thomas Dale - 1887 - 611 pages
...as Charles.'' An attractive home will be ruled by the law of love. Oliver Wendell Holmes has said: " The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts. a great deal longer." When your children do well, do not be afraid to tell them so. Thomas Hughes, the...
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A Dictionary of Quotations in Prose: From American and Foreign Authors ...

Anna Lydia Ward - 1889 - 701 pages
...tedious as a king. 2924 Shakespeare : Much A do about Nothing. Act iii. Sc. 5. KISSES — see Friends. The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a deal longer. 2925 Holmes: The Professor at the Breakfast-Table. Ch. 11. His kissing is as full of sanctity as the...
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The Writings of Oliver Wendell Holmes: The professor at the breakfast table

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1891
...some neighboring village ; but we knew what his bloodless cheeks meant, — the blood was all in bis stout heart, — he was a slight boy, and there was...matter before him, he lets his chance slip through his fingers. Iris woke up, of her own accord, before I had made up my mind what I was going to do about...
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The Writings of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Volume 2

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1891
...fresh cheek of the young John Milton tingled under the lips of some high-born Italian beauty, who, 1 believe, did not think to leave her card by the side...matter before him, he lets his chance slip through his fingers. Iris woke up, of her own accord, before I had made up my mind what I was going to do about...
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