A new guide through Baden and it's environs for travellers and visitors [by A.W. Schreiber] together with a history of the town by H.A. Schreiber, tr. by P. Will

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Page 10 - How happy is the blameless Vestal's lot! The world forgetting, by the world forgot Eternal sun-shine of the spotless mind! Each pray'r accepted, and each wish resign'd; Labour and rest, that equal periods keep; "Obedient slumbers that can wake and weep"; Desires compos'd, affections ever ev'n; Tears that delight, and sighs that waft to heav'n.
Page 12 - Let Vanity adorn the marble tomb With trophies, rhymes, and scutcheons of renown, In the deep dungeon of some gothic dome, Where night and desolation ever frown. Mine be the breezy hill that skirts the down; Where a green grassy turf is all I crave, With here and there a violet bestrown, Fast by a brook, or fountain's murmuring wave; And many an evening sun shine sweetly on my grave.
Page 10 - Obedient slumbers that can wake and weep ; Desires compos'd, affections ever even ; Tears that delight, and sighs that waft to Heaven. Grace shines around her with serenest beams, And whispering angels prompt her golden dreams. For her th...
Page 13 - Hail, awful scenes, that calm the troubled breast, And woo the weary to profound repose ! Can Passion's wildest uproar lay to rest, And whisper comfort to the man of woes ! Here Innocence may wander, safe from foes, And Contemplation soar on seraph wings. O Solitude ! the man who thee foregoes, When lucre lures him, or ambition stings, Shall never know the source whence real grandeur springs.
Page 163 - Longobards migrated from the shores of the Baltic to the banks of the Danube, and after defeating the Heruli, they occupied Pannonia, in the first part of the sixth century.
Page 151 - Nigh to a murm'ring brook I saw An humble cottage thatch'd with straw; Behind, a garden that...
Page 5 - Nicht mehr der Worte rednerisch Geprange ,. . Nur der Natur getreues Bild gefallt.

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