Gesammelte schriften ... (Google eBook)

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Brockhaus, 1844 - German language
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Page 424 - Others on earth o'er human race preside, Watch all their ways, and all their actions guide: Of these the chief the care of nations own, And guard with arms divine the British throne. 'Our humbler province is to tend the fair, Not a less pleasing, though less glorious care; To save the powder from too rude a gale, Nor let th...
Page 490 - I have of late— but wherefore I know not— lost all my mirth, forgone all custom of exercises; and indeed it goes so heavily with my disposition that this goodly frame, the earth, seems to me a sterile promontory; this most excellent canopy, the air, look you, this brave o'erhanging firmament, this majestical roof fretted with golden fire, why, it appears no other thing to me than a foul and pestilent congregation of vapours.
Page 422 - Or o'er the glebe distil the kindly rain. Others on earth o'er human race preside, Watch all their ways, and all their actions guide: Of these the chief the care of nations own, And guard with arms divine the British Throne.
Page 423 - Where the bee sucks, there suck I ; In a cowslip's bell I lie : There I couch*. When owls do cry, '} \ On the bat's back I do fly, After summer, merrily : Merrily, merrily, shall I live now, Under the blossom that hangs on the bough.
Page 425 - Form a strong line about the silver bound, And guard the wide circumference around. 'Whatever spirit, careless of his charge, His post neglects, or leaves the fair at large, Shall feel sharp vengeance soon o'ertake his...
Page 400 - If in the breast tumultuous joys arise, Music her soft, assuasive voice applies ; Or when the soul is press'd with cares, Exalts her in enlivening airs. Warriors she fires with animated sounds ; Pours balm into the bleeding lover's wounds : Melancholy lifts her head, Morpheus rouses from his bed, Sloth unfolds her arms and wakes, List'ning Envy drops her snakes ; Intestine war no more our Passions wage, And giddy Factions hear away their rage.
Page 412 - Exulting in triumph now swell the bold notes In broken air trembling the wild music floats Till by degrees, remote and small, The strains decay, And melt away In a dying, dying fall.
Page 266 - C'est aux philosophes à être les précepteurs de l'univers et les maîtres des princes. Ils doivent penser conséquemment, et c'est à nous de faire des actions conséquentes. Ils doivent instruire le monde par le raisonnement, et nous, par l'exemple. Ils doivent découvrir, et nous , pratiquer.
Page 394 - While lasts the mountain, or while Thames shall flow). I seem through consecrated walks to rove ; I hear soft music die along the grove : Led by the sound, I roam from shade to shade, By godlike poets venerable made : Here his first lays majestic Denham sung ; There the last numbers flow'd from Cowley's tongue.

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