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Brazil, the River Plate, and the Falkland Islands: With the Cape Horn Route ...
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Page 49 - As when to them who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope, and now are past Mozambic, off at sea north-east winds blow Sabean odours from the spicy shore Of Araby the Blest; with, such delay Well pleased they slack their course, and many a league Cheer'd with the grateful smell old Ocean smiles...
Page 37 - The sunken glen, whose sunless shrubs must weep, The tender azure of the unruffled deep, The orange tints that gild the greenest bough, The torrents that from cliff to valley leap, The vine on high, the willow branch below, Mix'd in one mighty scene, with varied beauty glow.
Page 75 - Or other worlds they seem'd, or happy isles, Like those Hesperian gardens famed of old, Fortunate fields, and groves, and flowery vales ; Thrice happy isles...
Page 66 - We should love as they loved in the first golden time ; The glow of the sunshine, the balm of the air, Would steal to our hearts, and make all summer there. With affection as free From decline as the bowers, And with hope, like the bee, Living always on flowers, Our life should resemble a long day of light, And our death come on holy and calm as the night.
Page 66 - OH ! HAD WE SOME BRIGHT LITTLE ISLE OF OUR OWN. OH 1 had we some bright little isle of our own, In a blue summer ocean, far off and alone, Where a leaf never dies in the still blooming bowers, And the bee banquets on through a whole year of flowers...
Page 192 - Westward the course of empire takes its way, The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day : Time's noblest offspring is the last.
Page 49 - Lo ! Cintra's glorious Eden intervenes In variegated maze of mount and glen. Ah, me ! what hand can pencil guide, or pen, To follow half on which the eye dilates...
Page 224 - Her odorous woods, and shining ivory stores ? Ill-fated race ! the softening arts of peace, Whate'er the humanizing muses teach ; The godlike wisdom of the temper'd breast ; . Progressive truth, the patient force of thought ; Investigation calm, whose silent powers Command the world ; the light that leads to heaven ; Kind equal rule, the government of laws, And .all-protecting freedom, which alone Sustains the name and dignity of man :. These are not theirs.
Page 49 - ... commenced, conducted, and concluded, at the distance of thirty miles from (Cintra, with which place they had not the slightest connexion, political, military, or local. Yet Lord Byron has gravely sung, that the convention was signed in the Marquis of Marialva's house at Cintra, and the author of the " Diary of an Invalid," improving upon the poet's discovery, detected the stains of ink spilt by Junot upon the occasion ! OBSERVATIONS.