Die Gegenwart: eine encyklopädische Darstellung der neuesten Zeitgeschichte für alle Stände, Volume 11

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Brockhaus, 1855 - World history
 

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Page 384 - A WET sheet and a flowing sea, A wind that follows fast And fills the white and rustling sail And bends the gallant mast; And bends the gallant mast, my boys. While like the eagle free Away the good ship flies, and leaves Old England on the lee. O for a soft and gentle wind...
Page 382 - I sometimes hold it half a sin To put in words the grief I feel ; For words, like Nature, half reveal And half conceal the Soul within. But, for the unquiet heart and brain, A use in measured language lies; The sad mechanic exercise, Like dull narcotics, numbing pain. In words, like weeds...
Page 125 - La navigation sur le Rhin, du point où il devient navigable jusqu'à la mer, et réciproquement, sera libre, de telle sorte qu'elle ne puisse être interdite à personne; et l'on s'occupera, au futur congrès, des principes d'après lesquels on pourra régler les droits à lever par les états riverains, de la manière la plus égale et la plus favorable au commerce de toutes les nations.
Page 412 - T is strange — but true ; for truth is always strange ; Stranger than fiction : if it could be told, How much would novels gain by the exchange ; How differently the world would men behold ! How oft would vice and virtue places change ! The new world would be nothing to the old, If some Columbus of the moral seas Would show mankind their souls
Page 423 - Lives of the Friends and Contemporaries of Lord Chancellor Clarendon ; illustrative of Portraits in his Gallery,
Page 409 - ... kingdom to which Punch's criticisms have not penetrated. The work has been very useful, as well as abundantly amusing ; it has had its faults and follies, and has dropped some of them; and now, its objects of satire are usually as legitimate as its satire is pungent and well-tempered. It is something that the grave English have a droll periodical to make them laugh every week; and it is something more that the laugh is not at the expense of wisdom.
Page 207 - ... 19 [1597] L/C. HL. 21 Feb., HC. 22 Feb. 1853. 443 Chile: Convention between Her Majesty and the Republic of Chile for the Reciprocal Abrogation of Differential duties; signed at Santiago de Chile, 10 May, 1852. PAGE 273 [1586] L/C. 10 Feb. 1853. 443 a Cuba: Correspondence between the United States, Spain and France, concerning alleged Projects of Conquest, and Annexation of the Island of Cuba.
Page 361 - The consequence is, being of no party, I shall offend all parties : — never mind ! My words, at least, are more sincere and hearty Than if I sought to sail before the wind.
Page 374 - When, vice triumphant holds her sovereign sway, And men through life her willing slaves obey; When folly frequent harbinger of crime , Unfolds her motley store to suit the time , When knaves and fools combined o'er all prevail , When justice halts and right begins to fail; Even...

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