Belgium, the Rhine, Italy, Greece, and the Shores and Islands of the Mediterranean: Illustrated in a Series of Beautifully Executed Engravings, from Drawings on the Spot, Volume 2
George Newenham Wright, Thomas Higham, Leicester Buckingham, Thomas Allom, Sir Grenville Temple, James Pattison Cockburn, James Allen
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Page 53 - And in at the windows, and in at the door, And through the walls by thousands they pour; And down from the ceiling and up through the floor, From the right and the left, from behind and before, From within and without, from above and below, — And all at once to the Bishop they go.
Page 108 - Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy scalps, And throned Eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow ! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits, as to show How Earth may pierce to Heaven, yet leave vain man below, LXIII.
Page 53 - THE summer and autumn had been so wet, That in winter the corn was growing yet : 'Twas a piteous sight to see all around The grain lie rotting on the ground.
Page 18 - Of the Jews five times received I forty stripes save one. Thrice was I beaten with rods, once was I stoned, thrice I suffered shipwreck, a night and a day I have been in the deep...
Page 53 - Another came running presently, And he was pale as pale could be; "Fly, my Lord Bishop, fly!" quoth he, "Ten thousand rats are coming this way — The Lord forgive you for yesterday!" "I'll go to my tower on the Rhine," replied he, "'Tis the safest place in Germany; The walls are high and the shores are steep, And the stream is strong and the water deep.
Page 30 - Sublime tobacco ! which from east to west Cheers the tar's labour or the Turkman's rest ; Which on the Moslem's ottoman divides His hours, and rivals opium and his brides ; Magnificent in Stamboul, but less grand, Though not less loved, in Wapping or the Strand ; Divine in hookas, glorious in a pipe, When tipp'd with amber, mellow, rich, and ripe ; Like other charmers, wooing the caress More dazzlingly when daring in full dress ; Yet thy true lovers more admire by far...
Page 82 - Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the Lord.' For he shall be like the heath in the desert, and shall not see when good cometh; but shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, in a salt land and not inhabited.
Page 53 - The poor folk flocked from far and near ; The great barn was full as it could hold Of women and children, and young and old. Then when he saw it could hold no more, Bishop Hatto he made fast the door ; And...
Page 51 - Then there arose on high the universal shrieks of women; the men stared at each other, but were dumb. At that moment they felt the earth shake beneath their feet ; the walls of the...