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Page 196 - How poor, how rich, how abject, how august, How complicate, how wonderful is man...
Page 289 - I could not tame my nature down ; for he Must serve who fain would sway; and soothe, and sue, And watch all time, and pry into all place, And be a living lie, who would become A mighty thing amongst the mean, and such The mass are; I disdain'd to mingle with A herd, though to be leader — and of wolves. The lion is alone, and so am I.
Page 107 - His fall was destined to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand ; He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale.
Page 285 - ... est locus, in Tiberim qua lubricus influit Almo et nomen magno perdit ab amne minor: illic purpurea canus cum veste sacerdos 340 Almonis dominam sacraque lavit aquis.
Page 285 - Reudigni deinde et Aviones et Anglii et Varini et Eudoses et Suardones et Nuithones fluminibus aut silvis muniuntur: nec quidquam notabile in singulis, nisi quod in commune Nerthum, id est Terram matrem colunt, eamque intervenire rebus hominum, invehi populis arbitrantur.
Page i - TRAVELS through some Parts of GERMANY, POLAND, MOLDAVIA, and TURKEY. By ADAM NEALE, MD late Physician to the British Embassy at Constantinople, Physician to the Forces, and Member of the Royal College of Physicians of London.
Page 226 - Marmora, and the town of Scutari ; midway your eye ranges with delight over the marble domes of St Sophia, the gilded pinnacles of the Seraglio glittering amid groves of perpetual verdure, the long arcades of ancient aqueducts, and the spiry minarets of a thousand mosques.
Page 226 - It would be difficult," says Dr. A. Neale, who visited Constantinople in 1806, "for any imagination, even the most romantic or distempered, to associate in close array all the incongruous and discordant objects which may be contemplated, even within a few hours' perambulation, in and around the Turkish capital.
Page 14 - Succanuck is gone to Succanunga : " by this they describe all the lands where their fisheries are successful. Now through what source a synonyme for Succanunga may be traced to the language of nations very remote from this truly original people may appear matter of interesting speculation. A classical reader, familiar with the works of Greek and Roman writers, will recollect that an epithet for the noonday Apollo, when clad in Latin form, is Grynaeus.
Page 290 - Where many an elf was playing round, Who treads unshod his classic ground, And speaks, his native rocks among, As FINGAL spoke, and OSSIAN sung. Night fell, and dark and darker grew That narrow sea, that narrow sky, As o'er the glimmering waves we flew, The sea-bird rustling, wailing by. And now the grampus, half descried, Black and huge above the tide ; The cliffs and promontories there, Front to front, and broad and bare, Each beyond each, with giant feet Advancing as in haste to meet ; The shattered...