The Island of San Lazzaro, Or, The Armenian Monastery Near Venice

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Armenian typography of San Lazzaro, 1890 - 29 pages
 

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Page 15 - OFT have I seen at some cathedral door, A labourer pausing in the dust and heat, Lay down his burden, and with reverent feet Enter, and cross himself, and on the floor Kneel to repeat his paternoster o'er ; Far off the noises of the world retreat The loud vociferations of the street Become an undistinguishable roar. So, as I enter here from day to day, And leave my burden at this minster gate...
Page 7 - ... Posts at West Point, and found by enquiry of General Heath that all the meal [meat ?] deposited in the advanced redoubts for contingent purposes would not, if served out, serve the army two days." — Washington's Journal. On May 1, 1781, Washington began "A concise journal of military transactions," the original manuscript of which is preserved in the Library of the Department of State, at Washington, DC The journal ending November 5 was printed in the Magazine of American History for 1881,...
Page 18 - Bible, and then another from some other book. The meal finished, the president rings a bell, the reader retires to dine, the Community rises, they give thanks and retire to the garden.
Page 18 - ... before sitting down to dine grace is said in common; the president recites some prayer, two of the * scholars recite a psalm, the Lord's prayer is repeated and the meal is despatched in silence. In the...
Page 3 - Venice , is reputed to be the head quarters of the Armenians scattered over Europe, and especially of those in Italy.

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