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Page 465 - Are the groves and the valleys as gay, And the shepherds as gentle as ours ? The groves may perhaps be as fair, And the face of the valleys as fine ; The swains may in manners compare, But their love is not equal to mine.
Page 242 - Greve, the common place of execution, stripped naked, and fastened to the scaffold by iron gyves. One of his hands was then burnt in liquid flaming sulphur; his thighs, legs, and arms, were torn with...
Page 1729 - The History of Modern Europe. With an Account of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire ; and a view of the Progress of Society, from the Rise of the Modern Kingdoms to the Peace of Paris in 1763. In a series of Letters from a Nobleman to his Son.
Page 322 - Remove from Berlin with the royal family. Let the archives be carried to Potsdam. The town may make conditions with the enemy.
Page 339 - ... should be above the town. The camp at the Isle of Orleans was accordingly abandoned; and the whole army having embarked on board the fleet, a part of it was landed at Point Levi, and a part higher up the river. Montcalm, apprehending from this movement, that the invaders might make a distant descent, and come on the back of the city of Quebec, detached M. de Bougainville with fifteen hundred men, to watch their motions, and prevent their landing.
Page 452 - Weary the gods to keep thee in their care ; And joyous ask, at morn's returning ray, If thou hast health, and I may bless the day.
Page 458 - ... mountain's craggy forehead torn, A rock's round fragment flies, with fury borne (Which from the stubborn...
Page 451 - That when thou hadft the pow'r, thou hadft the will ; And from the paft experience of thy fires, Canft tell with what a tide our ftrong defires Comerumingon in youth, and what their rage requires...