I saw the snake-charmer, and no more of the circus did I see
They fill my soul with Beauty (which is Hope), And are far up in Heaven -- the stars I kneel to In the sad, silent watches of my night; While even in the meridian glare of day I see
them still -- two sweetly scintillant Venuses, unextinguished by the sun!
Pray, sir,' said the old woman, 'didn't I see
you come out of that gentleman's house?
When I got nigh the place as I had been told of, I began to think within my own self, "What shall I do when I see her?
When I come nigh and looked in through the glass, I see the faithful creetur Missis Gummidge sittin' by the fire, as we had fixed upon, alone.
I keep my diary, and try to `remember correctly and describe clearly all that I see
and admire', as Father advised.