What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Alexander altar Altona antique apartments appear arrived battle of Waterloo beautiful Berlin bridge building capital carriage centre Charlottenburg château church colour columns contains copecs costume Cronstadt cross Dantzic distance Doric order dress edifice Elbe elegant Emperor Empress England English entered erected extremity females free on board French front gardens gates ground Hamburgh honour horses houses imperial inhabitants inscription King Kletzke Königsberg laid lake latter Liegnitz magnificent Majesty marble ment miles military Mittau monument Neva Nevsky Nevsky Prospect o'clock object observed occasion occupied ornamented painted palace passed persons Peter Petersburg pieces portico post-house postilion present Prince princes et princesses principal punishment religion remarkable Riga river road roof royal rubles Russian seen side singular situate soldiers spacious spot stands statue streets Sweden theatre tion town travellers trees versts vessels visited walls wood
Page 116 - There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore, There is society, where none intrudes, By the deep Sea, and music in its roar: I love not Man the less, but Nature more...
Page 239 - Though I look old, yet I am strong and lusty: For in my youth I never did apply Hot and rebellious liquors in my blood; Nor did not with unbashful forehead woo The means of weakness and debility; Therefore my age is as a lusty winter, Frosty, but kindly: let me go with you; I'll do the service of a younger man In all your business and necessities.
Page 296 - Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble; every man's work shall be made manifest; for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's work of what sort it is.
Page 50 - Yea, the sparrow hath found an house, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, even thine altars, O Lord of hosts, my King, and my God.
Page 180 - Go forth, O ye daughters of Zion, and behold king Solomon with the crown wherewith his mother crowned him in the day of his espousals, and in the day of the gladness of his heart.
Page 34 - SCOTLAND! much I love thy tranquil dales ; But most on Sabbath eve, when low the sun Slants through the upland copse, 'tis my delight, Wandering, and stopping oft, to hear the song Of kindred praise arise from humble roofs...
Page 300 - May it ever be as a lamp to our feet and a light to our path.
Page 296 - Behold, ye trust in lying words, that cannot profit... will you steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear falsely, and burn incense unto Baal, and walk after gods whom ye know not; and come and stand before me in this house, and say, we are delivered to do all these abominations?
Page 272 - Whereas the design of punishment is to prevent the commission of crimes, and to repair the injury that hath been done thereby to society or the individual, and it hath been found by experience, that these objects are better obtained by moderate but certain penalties, than by severe and excessive punishments. And...
Page 231 - How would it enlarge their minds, if they could acquire a sufficient knowledge of mathematics and astronomy to give them an idea of the beauty and wonders of the creation ! I am persuaded that the generality of people, and particularly fine ladies, only adore God because they are told it is proper and the fashion to go to church ; but...