Travels Through Some Parts of Germany, Poland, Moldavia, and Turkey

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1818 - Europe - 295 pages
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Page 194 - How poor, how rich, how abject, how august, How complicate, how wonderful is man...
Page 287 - 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 105 - 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 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 283 - ... est locus, in Tiberim qua lubricus influit Almo et nomen magno perdit in amne minor : illic purpurea canus cum veste sacerdos 340 Almonis dominam sacraque lavit aquis.
Page 283 - 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 224 - 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 198 - On a mattrass, or minder, in the middle of the floor, was extended a figure covered with a silk quilting, or macat, richly embroidered. A female figure veiled was kneeling at the side of her pillows, with...
Page 224 - It would be difficult 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 146 - ... their ankles, and sometimes adorned in front with silver agraffes, their heads covered with fur caps, their chesnut or auburn locks parted in front, and falling gracefully on the shoulders in spiral curls, display much manly beauty. Nay, I have frequently contemplated with astonishment many amongst them, whose placid, yet melancholy countenances recalled strongly to my recollection the heads depicted by Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci, Carlo Dolce, and the earlier Italian painters ; and which, until...

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