The Old World and the New, Or, A Journal of Reflections and Observations Made on a Tour in Europe

Simms and McIntyre, 1844 - 212 ページ

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45 ページ - One morn I miss'd him on the custom'd hill, Along the heath, and near his favourite tree ; Another came ; nor yet beside the rill, Nor up the lawn, nor at the wood was he. ' The next with dirges due in sad array Slow thro' the church-way path we saw him borne. Approach and read (for thou canst read) the lay, Graved on the stone beneath yon aged thorn.
80 ページ - Of the stern agony, and shroud, and pall, And breathless darkness, and the narrow house, Make thee to shudder and grow sick at heart, Go forth under the open sky and list To Nature's teachings...
45 ページ - Beneath those rugged elms, that yew-tree's shade, Where heaves the turf in many a mould'ring heap, Each in his narrow cell for ever laid, The rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep.
25 ページ - Far along, From peak to peak, the rattling crags among, Leaps the live thunder ! Not from one lone cloud, But every mountain now hath found a tongue ; And Jura answers through her misty shroud Back to the joyous Alps, who call to her aloud...
28 ページ - He remarked afterward that although he was known to the world only as a poet, he had given twelve hours' thought to the condition and prospects of society, for one to poetry.
118 ページ - But to return to the Coliseum : we went up under the conduct of a guide upon the walls and terraces, or embankments which supported the ranges of seats. The seats...
209 ページ - The most able men — from the East and the West, from the North and the South...
158 ページ - While he was under the power of prejudice and ignorance, he verily thought that he ought to do many things against the name of Jesus of Nazareth, and therefore breathed out threatening and slaughter against his people.
168 ページ - Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drinks; that continue until night, till wine inflame them! And the harp and the viol, the tabret and the pipe, and wine, are in their feasts: but they regard not the work of the Lord, neither consider the operation of his hands.
119 ページ - A soldier stretched out his hand for a gratuity, as we passed the guard ; and when my companion said I did wrong to give, I told him that I should have given my cloak, if the man had asked it.