Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen, Volume 117

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Westermann, 1906 - Languages, Modern
 

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Page 145 - GATHER ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying; And this same flower that smiles to-day, To-morrow will be dying. The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun, The higher he's a-getting, The sooner will his race be run, And nearer he's to setting. That age is best which is the first, When youth and blood are warmer; But being spent, the worse and worst Times still succeed the former. Then be not coy, but use your time, And while ye may, go marry; For...
Page 265 - Having surrendered the last symbol of power, the unfortunate Boabdil continued on towards the Alpuxarras, that he might not behold the entrance of the Christians into his capital. His devoted band of cavaliers followed him in gloomy silence ; but heavy sighs burst from their bosoms, as shouts of joy and strains of triumphant musie were borne on the breeze from the victorious army.
Page 265 - Moorish cavaliers gazed with a silent agony of tenderness and grief upon that delicious abode, the scene of their loves and pleasures. While they yet looked, a light cloud of smoke burst forth from the citadel ; and, presently, a peal of artillery, faintly heard, told that the sity was taken possession of, and the throne of the Moslem kings was lost forever.
Page 265 - At two leagues' distance, the cavalcade, winding into the skirts of the Alpuxarras, ascended an eminence commanding the last view of Granada. As they arrived at this spot, the Moors paused involuntarily, to take a farewell gaze at their beloved city, which a few steps more would shut from their sight forever.
Page 100 - Ce n'est point là de la poésie de tumulte et de bruit; ce sont des vers sereins et paisibles, des vers comme tout le monde en fait ou en rêve, des vers de la famille, du foyer domestique, de la vie privée; des vers de l'intérieur de l'âme.
Page 267 - Allah Achbar; but the point of view commanding the last prospect of Granada is known among Spaniards by the name of el ultimo suspiro del Moro, or 'the last sigh of the Moor.
Page 144 - It often happens that those are the best people, whose characters have been most injured by slanderers ; as we usually find that to be the sweetest fruit which the birds have been pecking at.
Page 191 - Dost thou think, because thou art virtuous, there shall be no more cakes and ale ? — Yes, by Saint Anne, and ginger shall be hot i' the mouth, too ! " — a motto which promises nothing but offence and satiric pleasantry.
Page 130 - ... grande in questa cassa diede, e la cassa nella tavola sopra la quale Landolfo era, che, riversata, per forza Landolfo andò sotto l...
Page 435 - And peace went with them, one and all, And each calm pillow spread: But Guilt was my grim Chamberlain That lighted me to bed, And drew my midnight curtains round, With fingers bloody red!

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