A Winter in Italy, in a Series of Letters to a Friend, Volume 1

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Page 212 - As the fisherman strays, When the clear, cold eve's declining, He sees the round towers of other days In the wave beneath him shining ! Thus shall memory often, in dreams sublime. Catch a glimpse of the days that are over ; Thus sighing, look through the waves of time, For the long faded glories they cover.
Page 47 - spectators, God want praise, Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth Unseen, both when we wake and when we sleep ; All these with ceaseless
Page 96 - In his eye And nostril beautiful disdain, and might, And majesty, flash their full lightnings by, Developing in that one glance the Deity.
Page 64 - aiment ce qui est brillant, plutôt que ce qui est élégant et commode. Ils ont en tout genre les avantages et les inconvénients de ne point vivre habituellement en société. Leur luxe est pour l'imagination, plutôt que pour la jouissance: isolés qu'ils sont entre eux, ils ne peuvent redouter l'esprit de
Page 28 - docs a greater god inhabit there : This sure, the pompous mansion was design'd To please the mighty rulers of mankind; Inferior temples rise on either hand, And on the borders of the palace stand, While o'er the rest her head she proudly rears, And lodg'd amidst her guardian gods appears.
Page 34 - lofty and sour to them that loved him not, but to those men that sought him sweet as summer")
Page 238 - Why should a dog, a horse, a rat, have life, and thou no breath at all ?
Page 8 - I need not ask thee if that hand when armed, Has any Roman soldier mauled and knuckled ? For thou wert dead, and buried, and embalmed, Ere
Page 21 - Zion's desolation when that He Forsook his former city, what could be, Of earthly structures in his honour piled Of a sublimer aspect
Page 116 - as birds of passage flew ; No bee was heard to bum, no dove to coo ; No streams, as amber smooth, as amber clear, Were seen to glide or heard to warble here.

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