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Page 297 - But here, — above, around, below, On mountain or in glen, Nor tree, nor shrub, nor plant, nor flower, Nor aught of vegetative power, The weary eye may ken. For all is rocks at random thrown, Black waves, bare crags, and banks of stone...
Page 484 - Courage was cast about her like a dress Of solemn comeliness, A gathered mind and an untroubled face Did give her dangers grace.
Page 522 - Systematic Education, or Elementary Instruction in the various departments of Literature and Science; with practical rules for studying each branch of useful knowledge.
Page 304 - O ! many a shaft, at random sent, Finds mark the archer little meant ! And many a word, at random spoken, May soothe or wound a heart that's broken...
Page 153 - Poetry is of so subtile a spirit, that, in pouring out of one language into another, it will all evaporate; and, if a new spirit be not added in the transfusion, there will remain nothing but a caput mortuum" I confess this argument holds good against a literal translation; but who defends it?
Page 340 - Part the First. Containing an inquiry into the origin and language of the Pelasgi, or ancient inhabitants of Greece; with a description of the Pelasgic or Aeolic digamma as represented in the various inscriptions in which it is still preserved ; and an attempt to determine its genuine Pelasgic pronunciation, Cambridge, Printed by J.
Page 133 - The rain had not commenced three minutes before many of the soldiers were affected with vomiting; others fell asleep, and seemed as if half intoxicated. I felt a strong inclination to sleep during the storm; and as soon as it was over I fell asleep on the wet ground, although I used every exertion to keep myself awake. The soldiers likewise fell asleep on the wet bundles.
Page 130 - ... Scott, have both bid adieu to the things of this world; and the greater part of the soldiers have died on the march during the rainy season; but you may believe me, I am in good health. The rains are completely over, and the healthy season has commenced, so that there is no danger of sickness; and I have still a sufficient force to protect me from any insult in sailing down the river, to the sea. "We have already embarked all our things, and shall sail the moment I have finished this letter.