Days Near Rome, Volume 2

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Dalby, Isbister & Company, 1875 - Rome (Italy) - 363 pages
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Page 343 - DECIMO-TERZO 1M on era ancor di l Nesso arrivato, Quando noi ci mettemmo per un bosco, Che da nessun sentiero era segnato. Non frondi verdi, ma di color fosco, Non rami schietti, ma nodosi e involti, * Non pomi v
Page 143 - Torn from the womb of mountains by the throes Of a new world, than only thus to be Parent of rivers, which flow gushingly, With many windings, through the vale : — Look back ! Lo ! where it comes like an eternity, As if to sweep down all 'things in its track, Charming the eye with dread, a matchless cataract, Horribly beautiful ! but on the verge, From side to side, beneath the glittering morn, An Iris sits, amidst the infernal surge, Like Hope upon a death-bed, and, unworn Its steady dyes, while...
Page 155 - ... shore a temple still, Of small and delicate proportion, keeps, Upon a mild declivity of hill, Its memory of thee ; beneath it sweeps Thy current's calmness ; oft from out it leaps The finny darter with the glittering scales, Who dwells and revels in thy glassy deeps ; While, chance, some scatter'd water-lily sails Down where the shallower wave still tells its bubbling tales.
Page 225 - Ma per salirla mo nessun diparte Da terra i piedi : e la regola mia Rimasa gi per danno delle carte.
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Page 155 - But thou, Clitumnus ! in thy sweetest wave Of the most living crystal that was e'er The haunt of river nymph, to gaze and lave Her limbs where nothing hid them...
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Page 212 - Fu frequentato gia in su la cima Dalla gente ingannata e mal disposta. Ed io son quel che su vi portai prima Lo nome di Colui che'n terra addusse La verita, che tanto ci sublima ; E tanta grazia sovra me rilusse, Ch'io ritrassi le ville circostanti Dall 'empio culto che'l mondo sedusse.
Page 244 - And from thence, when the brethren heard of us, they came to meet us as far as Appii Forum, and the Three Taverns ; whom when Paul saw, he thanked God, and took courage.
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