Mornings in Spring: Or, Retrospections, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Volume 2

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J. Murray, 1828
 

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Page 317 - He scarce had ceased, when the superior fiend Was moving toward the shore: his ponderous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, Behind him cast; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views, At evening, from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe.
Page 82 - And through the chink in the fractured floor Look down, and see a griesly sight ; A vault where the bodies are buried upright ! There, face by face, and hand by hand, The Claphams and Mauleverers stand...
Page 108 - gainst age, and age at youth hath spurn'd : But spurn'd in vain, youth waneth by increasing ; Beauty, strength, and youth, flowers fading been ; Duty, faith, and love, are roots and evergreen. My helmet now shall make a hive for bees ; And lovers...
Page 316 - Yet I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope, but still bear up and steer Right onward.
Page 302 - I have been bullied by an usurper ; I have been neglected by a court ; but I will not be dictated to by a subject : your man shan't stand. " ANNE Dorset, Pembroke and Montgomery.
Page 311 - There it was that I found and visited the famous Galileo, grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition for thinking in astronomy otherwise than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought.
Page 299 - And they that shall be of thee shall build the old waste places : thou shalt raise up the foundations of many generations ; and thou shalt be called, The repairer of the breach, The restorer of paths to dwell in.
Page 317 - A cloudy spot. Down thither prone in flight He speeds, and through the vast ethereal sky Sails between worlds and worlds, with steady wing, Now on the polar...
Page 76 - The History and Antiquities of the Deanery of Craven, ' stands upon a beautiful curvature of the Wharf, on a level sufficiently elevated to protect it from inundations, and low enough for every purpose of picturesque effect.
Page 28 - It is the practice of the young men of Dumfries to meet in the streets during the hours of remission from labour, and by these means I had an opportunity of witnessing the general solicitude of all ranks and of all ages. His differences with them on...

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