"I have a strange fancy," observed the sensitive minister, "that this brook is the boundary between two worlds
, and that thou canst never meet thy Pearl again.
That friend of mine, the printer whom I have mentioned, was one with me in a sense of the Shakespearean humor, and he dwelt with me in the sort of double being I had in those two worlds
. We took the book into the woods at the ends of the long summer afternoons that remained to us when we had finished our work, and on the shining Sundays of the warm, late spring, the early, warm autumn, and we read it there on grassy slopes or heaps of fallen leaves; so that much of the poetry is mixed for me with a rapturous sense of the out-door beauty of this lovely natural world.
For all that any man may gainsay, the ketch Arangi, trader and blackbirder in the Solomon Islands, may have signified in Jerry's mind as much the mysterious boat that traffics between the two worlds
, as, at one time, the boat that Charon sculled across the Styx signified to the human mind.
That of all the women of two worlds
that I had known and admired during my long life she alone had I loved.
Just as we often compare nations by their relative land areas, so if we compare these two worlds
in the same way we have the strange anomaly of a larger world within a smaller one!
I covered her perfect lips and her beautiful face with kisses, and stroked her thick black hair, and told her again and again what she already knew--what she had known for years--that I loved her better than all else which two worlds
had to offer.
His mind made for unity, and he was surprised when at first he began to see points of contact between the two worlds
. And he was ennobled, as well, by the loftiness of thought and beauty he found in the books.
A girl, selected for the task by her rank and qualifications, commenced by modest allusions to the qualities of the deceased warrior, embellishing her expressions with those oriental images that the Indians have probably brought with them from the extremes of the other continent, and which form of themselves a link to connect the ancient histories of the two worlds
. She called him the "panther of his tribe"; and described him as one whose moccasin left no trail on the dews; whose bound was like the leap of a young fawn; whose eye was brighter than a star in the dark night; and whose voice, in battle, was loud as the thunder of the Manitou.
Consequently we have here everything favourable for much modification,--for far more modification than with the Alpine productions, left isolated, within a much more recent period, on the several mountain-ranges and on the arctic lands of the two Worlds
. Hence it has come, that when we compare the now living productions of the temperate regions of the New and Old Worlds, we find very few identical species (though Asa Gray has lately shown that more plants are identical than was formerly supposed), but we find in every great class many forms, which some naturalists rank as geographical races, and others as distinct species; and a host of closely allied or representative forms which are ranked by all naturalists as specifically distinct.
INDIE Liverpool-made film Between Two Worlds
has shot up the movie charts, overtaking Hollywood blockbusters and big budget hits like Harry Potter and Fifty Shades of Grey.
Angelica (author); WHERE TWO WORLDS
TOUCH; Skinner House (Nonfiction: Body, Mind & Spirit) 16.00 ISBN: 9781558967113
If you played the original Two Worlds
, you might not be surprised to learn that its sequel does not represent the role-playing genre at its most refined.