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Page 285 - In forest, brake, or den, As beasts excel cold rocks and brambles rude ; Men, who their duties know, But know their rights, and, knowing, dare maintain, Prevent the long-aimed blow, And crush the tyrant while they rend the chain : These constitute a State, And sovereign Law, that State's collected will O'er thrones and globes elate, Sits Empress, crowning good, repressing ill.
Page 168 - WHEN Freedom, from her mountain height, Unfurled her standard to the air, She tore the azure robe of night, And set the stars of glory there...
Page 15 - ... è dato), per le parti quasi tutte alle quali questa lingua si stende, peregrino, quasi mendicando, sono andato, mostrando contro a mia voglia la piaga della fortuna, che suole ingiustamente al piagato molte volte essere imputata.
Page 172 - Had wooed; and it hath heard, from lips which late Were eloquent of love, the first harsh word, That told the wedded one her peace was flown. Farewell to the sweet sunshine! One glad day Is added now to Childhood's merry days, And one calm day to those of quiet Age. Still the fleet hours run on; and as I lean, Amid the thickening darkness, lamps are lit, By those who watch the dead, and those who twine Flowers for the bride. The mother from the eyes Of her sick infant shades the painful light, And...
Page 172 - The green trees whispered low and mild ; It was a sound of joy ! They were my playmates when a child, And rocked me in their arms so wild ! Still they looked at me and smiled, As if I were a hoy ; And ever whispered, mild and low, " Come, be a child once more !" And waved their long arms to and fro, And beckoned solemnly and slow : Oh.
Page 9 - Appresso a questo sonetto apparve a me una mirabile visione, nella quale vidi cose che mi fecero proporre di non dir più di questa benedetta in fino a tanto che io non potessi più degnamente trattare di lei. E di venire a ciò io studio quanto posso, si com
Page 79 - ... connue; Et raisonnablement il craint Que vous n'en soyez point émue. Vous verrez sa misère nue; II s'est lui-même ici dépeint: Accoutumez-vous à la vue D'un homme qui souffre et se plaint. Bien qu'il eût d'extrêmes souffrances, On voit aller des patiences Plus loin que la sienne n'alla. Il souffrit des maux incroyables; II s'en plaignit, il en parla, J'en connais de plus misérables.
Page 201 - ... not. For my own part, I could just as soon have talked Celtic or Sclavonian to them as astronomy, and they would have understood me full as well; so I resolved to do better than speak to the purpose, and to please instead of informing them.