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Page 37 - The noise subsided, and he was asked if he had anything to say why sentence of death should not be passed upon him.
Page 22 - The star that bids the shepherd fold Now the top of heaven doth hold ; And the gilded car of day His glowing axle doth allay In the steep Atlantic stream ; And the slope sun his upward beam Shoots against the dusky pole ; Pacing toward the other goal Of his chamber in the east.
Page 172 - PER me si va nella cittą dolente, Per me si va nell' eterno dolore, Per me si va tra la perduta gente. Giustizia mosse il mio alto fattore : Fecemi la divina potestate, La somma sapienza e il primo amore. Dinanzi a me non fur cose create, Se non eterne, ed io eterno duro : Lasciate ogni speranza, voi ch...
Page 347 - It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds, and these invaluable means of communication are in the reach of all. In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours.
Page 179 - Cosi dentro una nuvola di fiori, Che dalle mani angeliche saliva, E ricadeva gił dentro e di fuori. Sovra candido vel, cinta d'oliva Donna m' apparve, sotto verde manto, Vestita di color di fiamma viva. E lo spirito mio, che gią cotanto Tempo era stato ch...
Page 347 - Franklin to enrich me with his practical wisdom, I shall not pine for want of intellectual companionship, and I may become a cultivated man though excluded from what is called the best society...
Page 390 - He was the first in the history of the Christian world to seek for religious security and peace, by the practice of justice, and not by the exercise of power; to plan the establishment of popular institutions, with the enjoyment of liberty of conscience; to advance the career of civilization, by recognising the rightful equality of all Christian sects.
Page 95 - I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet escaped unhurt, though death was leveling my companions on every side...