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I was often tempted, when all was at peace around me, and I the only unquiet thing that wandered restless in a scene so beautiful and heavenly--if I except some bat, or the frogs, whose harsh and interrupted croaking was heard only when I approached the shore--often, I say, I was tempted to plunge into the silent lake, that the waters might close over me and my calamities forever.
Here was an empty stomach feeding on an unquiet mind
But even then the unquiet spirit of the raven interposed.
Year after year, so much allowance for the drifting of the boat, so many miles an hour the flowing of the stream, here the rushes, there the lilies, nothing uncertain or unquiet, upon this road that steadily runs away; while you, upon your flowing road of time, are so capricious and distracted.
Year after year so much allowance for the drifting of the ferry- boat, so many miles an hour the flowing of the stream, here the rushes, there the lilies, nothing uncertain or unquiet.
But then Parker will be back, although events which occur right at the end of The Unquiet guarantee that he will not be the same man - and will have new questions about his own past to answer.
John, recently publicising his latest book, The Unquiet, recalls: "I did a reading in Waterstone's for my second book, answered some questions, then trotted off to find my driver.
Connolly's The Unquiet Grave suggests the etat d'ame of a young man of the years prior to 1939, the last phase of Europe's grand patrician culture.
This is an engrossing time traveller's excursion into two unquiet lives.
Jamison, who is a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, and author of several books, including "An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness.
Perhaps the most important of these is Ramachandra Guha's The Unquiet Woods (1989, 2000), a study of Himalayan peasant protest against colonial and Indian state forest policy from its origins in the early 1880s through to the influential Chipko Andolan movement of the 1970s.
It begins, ends, always with Walt in the unquiet of his shoebox study amid the noises of his house.