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The Book of Versions; Or Guide to French Translation; With Notes, to Assist ...
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Achilles admired Adrastus âme Anacharsis arms autre avait avoir battle Belisarius bien bienfaits bientôt Book of Versions c'est cher ciel cœur Commodus courage courroux d'eux d'une death delight deux Dieu dieux doit doux elle enemies été être eyes faire fait father faut fils forº Frederic French French language Gellert généreux genius gloire glory gods grand guerre happy heart Heaven Henriade himº homme honour inº itº jamais joug jour king l'homme labour Languet loin Louis XI Lycurgus mankind Marcus Aurelius mettre mind mort n'est nature noble notº nuit ouvrage peace peine peuple peut Pharsalia plaisir pleasure Pompey pouvoir pow'r prince propre qu'il qu'on qu'un render rien s'il sage Saladin seul soin soul sous style sublime terre tête thee theº thought toº tout Traduction Translation Turenne vers virtue voir voix Voltaire withº yeux
Page 183 - What conscience dictates to be done, Or warns me not to do, This, teach me more than hell to shun, That, more than heaven pursue.
Page 213 - The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel ; But do not dull thy palm with entertainment Of each new-hatch'd, unfledg'd comrade.
Page 225 - So farewell hope, and with hope farewell fear, Farewell remorse : all good to me is lost ; Evil, be thou my good : by thee at least Divided empire with heaven's King I hold, By thee, and more than half perhaps will reign ; As man ere long and this new world shall know.
Page 221 - O thou that, with surpassing glory crown'd, Look'st from thy sole dominion, like the god Of this new world, at whose sight all the stars Hide their diminish'd heads, to thee I call, But with no friendly voice, and add thy name, 0 sun, to tell thee how I hate thy beams, That bring to my remembrance from what state 1 fell, how glorious once above thy sphere...
Page 215 - Neither a borrower nor a lender be ; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.
Page 189 - Sweet is the breath of morn, her rising sweet, With charm of earliest birds; pleasant the sun, When first on this delightful land he spreads His orient beams, on herb, tree, fruit, and flower, Glistering with dew; fragrant the fertile earth After soft showers; and sweet the coming on Of grateful evening
Page 225 - And heavier fall ; so should I purchase dear Short intermission bought with double smart. This knows my punisher ; therefore as far From granting he, as I from begging peace...
Page 213 - Come on, sir; here's the place: — stand still. — How fearful And dizzy 'tis, to cast one's eyes so low! The crows and choughs, that wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetles : Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire; dreadful trade! Methinks, he seems no bigger than his head: The fishermen, that walk upon the beach, Appear like mice; and yon...
Page 209 - Look round our world; behold the chain of love Combining all below and all above. See plastic nature working to this end, The single atoms each to other tend, Attract, attracted to, the next in place, Form'd and impell'd its neighbour to embrace. See matter next, with various life endued, Press to one centre still, the general good.