Englische Studien, Volume 19

Front Cover
Eugen Kölbing, Johannes Hoops, Reinald Hoops
O. R. Reisland, 1894 - Comparative linguistics

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 314 - And that which should accompany old age, As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look to have ; but, in their stead, Curses, not loud but deep, mouth-honour, breath, Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not.
Page 224 - They that be whole need not a physician, but they that are sick ; but go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice : for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
Page 464 - And Winter oft at eve resumes the breeze, Chills the pale morn, and bids his driving sleets Deform the day delightless...
Page 226 - If any one would judge of the beauties of poetry that are to be met with in the divine writings, and examine how kindly the Hebrew manners of speech mix and incorporate with the English language, after having perused the book of Psalms, let him, read a literal translation of Horace or Pindar.
Page 94 - Incognita. Being a True Relation of certain English persons, who in the dayes of Queen Elizabeth, making a Voyage to the East India, were cast away, and wracked upon the Island...
Page 305 - I go, and it is done: the bell invites me. Hear it not, Duncan, for it is a knell That summons thee to heaven, or to hell.
Page 466 - These Oriental writings on the wall, Quite common in those countries, are a kind Of monitors adapted to recall, Like skulls at Memphian banquets, to the mind The words which shook Belshazzar in his hall, And took his kingdom from him : You will find, Though sages may pour out their wisdom's treasure, There is no sterner moralist than Pleasure.
Page 95 - And now || lately Anno Dom. 1667. a Dutch Ship driven by foul || weather there, by chance have found their Posterity || (speaking good English) to amount to ten or twelve || thousand persons, as they suppose. The whole Rela-||tion follows, written, and left by the Man himself a || little before his death, and declared to the Dutch by || his Grandchild.
Page 301 - If chance will have me king, why, chance may crown me, Without my stir. Ban. New honours come upon him Like our strange garments ; cleave not to their mould, But with the aid of use. Macb. Come what come may ; Time and the hour runs through the roughest day.
Page 316 - And thou oppos'd, being of no woman born, Yet I will try the last. Before my body I throw my warlike shield : lay on, Macduff ; And damn'd be him that first cries,

Bibliographic information