Doctor Antonio

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D. Stott, 1891 - Italy - 428 pages
 

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Page 118 - Consider the lilies how they grow: they toil not, they spin not; and yet I say unto you, that Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
Page 255 - Era già l'ora che volge il disio ai naviganti, e intenerisce il core lo dì ch'han detto ai dolci amici addio; e che lo nuovo peregrin d'amore punge, se ode squilla di lontano che paia il giorno pianger che si muore.
Page 348 - Determined to give immediate effect to this fixed resolution of Our mind ; " In the awful Name of the Most Holy and Almighty God, the Trinity in Unity, to whom alone it appertains to read the depths of the heart, and whom We loudly invoke as the judge of the simplicity of our intentions, and of the unreserved sincerity with which We have determined to enter upon the paths of the new political order ; " Having heard, with mature deliberation, our Council of State ; " We have decided upon proclaiming,...
Page 198 - Vile! Un manto d'infamia hai tessuto: l'hai voluto, sul dosso ti sta; né per gemere, o vii, che farai, nessun mai dal tuo dosso il torrà.
Page 396 - Such was the conduct of Peccheneda, as Poerio did not fear to state it before his judges. I must add, that I have heard upon indubitable authority of other proceedings of that minister of the King of Naples, which fully support the credibility of the charge.
Page 1 - Numerous towns and villages, some gracefully seated on the shore, bathing their feet in the silvery wave, some stretching up the mountain-sides like a flock of sheep, or thrown picturesquely astride a lofty ridge, with here and there a solitary sanctuary perched high on a seawashed cliff, or half lost in a forest of verdure at the head of some glen ; marble palaces and painted villas emerging from sunny vineyards, gaily flowering gardens, or groves of orange and lemon trees ; myriads of white casini...
Page 255 - NOW was the hour that wakens fond desire In men at sea, and melts their thoughtful heart Who in the morn have bid sweet friends farewell, And pilgrim newly on his road with love Thrills, if he hear the vesper bell from far, That seems to mourn for the expiring day...
Page 252 - ... from the altar of some church or chapel of the island a picture of the Madonna to serve as one ; and so well did it answer his purpose, that he made a most prosperous voyage back to his native shores, and, in a fit of generosity, offered his holy sail to the worship of his fellowtownsmen. The wonder of the affair does not stop here. A place was chosen by universal acclamation, two gun-shots in advance of the present sanctuary, and a chapel erected, in which the gift was deposited with all due...
Page 158 - But I do so already, I assure you," affirmed Lucy. " But will do so better in a little while," persisted Antonio. " The perception of the beautiful is gradual, and not a lightning revelation ; it requires not only time, but some study. It is with a landscape such as this as with a piece of music, say a symphony. Many a...
Page 301 - No wonder. Everybody suffers more or less from this weather. Let me feel your pulse — there is no fever. It is this confounded sirocco that tells on your nerves. Now, just lie down again quietly," and he arranged the pillows under her head, "and I will try to make you more comfortable. Miss Hutchins...

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