Belgium, the Rhine, Italy, Greece, and the Shores and Islands of the Mediterranean, Volume 1
Peter Jackson, late Fisher, Son, & Company, the Caxton Press, Angel Street, St. Martin's-le-Grand ... ; 11, Post-Office Place, Liverpool; 93, Picadilly, Manchester - Europe
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
admiration adorned ages altar amongst ancient Ancona Angelo Antwerp appear arch ARCH OF TRAJAN architecture artist Athens attractive Bacharach beautiful beneath BRAUBACH Bruges building Byron castle celebrated century chapel character Charlemagne Charles Choragus CHURCH OF ST citizens Coblentz Cologne columns decorated Dinant Duke edifice elector elevated eminent emperor erected Europa Point Europe exquisite feet fortress French garrison Ghent Gibraltar Gothic graceful grandeur Greece Gudule hills honour hundred Hymettus inhabitants interesting Ischia Italy king lake LAKE LUGANO lofty magnificent marble Marksburg Mayence Misitra modern monument mountain Mycenae Neftah noble occupied Olympeion ornaments palace Palermo passed period Piazza picturesque pillars possession present princes promontory relics remains Rheinfels Rhine rich rises river rock Roman Rome ruins scene sculptured spacious specimen splendid spot stands statues summit Sunium taste Taygetus temple Theseus tomb tower town traveller Tunis venerable Venice walls waters
Page 60 - In every government, though terrors reign, Though tyrant kings, or tyrant laws restrain, How small, of all that human hearts endure , That part which laws or kings can cause or cure...
Page 76 - Basks in the glare, or stems the tepid wave, And thanks his Gods for all the good they gave. Such is the patriot's boast, where'er we roam, His first, best country ever is, at home. And yet, perhaps, if countries we compare, And estimate the blessings which they share, Though patriots flatter, still shall wisdom find An equal portion dealt to all mankind, As different good, by Art or Nature given, To different nations makes their blessings even.
Page 128 - And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.
Page 100 - And there they stand, as stands a lofty mind, "Worn, but unstooping to the baser crowd, All tenantless, save to the crannying wind, Or holding dark communion with the cloud.
Page 34 - Simple, erect, severe, austere, sublime — Shrine of all saints and temple of all gods, From Jove to Jesus — spared and blest by time; Looking tranquillity, while falls or nods Arch, empire, each thing round thee, and man plods His way through thorns to ashes — glorious dome ! Shalt thou not last? Time's scythe and tyrants' rods Shiver upon thee — sanctuary and home Of art and piety — Pantheon ! — pride of Rome ! CXLVII.
Page 50 - Proclaim thee Nature's varied favorite now. Thy fanes, thy temples to thy surface bow, Commingling slowly with heroic earth. Broke by the share of every rustic plough : So perish monuments of mortal birth.
Page 104 - A double dungeon wall and wave Have made — and like a living grave. Below the surface of the lake The dark vault lies wherein we lay, We heard it ripple night and day...
Page 143 - Here hills and vales, the woodland and the plain, Here earth and water seem to strive again ; Not chaos-like together crush'd and bruis'd, But, as the world, harmoniously confus'd : Where order in variety we see, And where, though all things differ, all agree.
Page 54 - And even in penance planning sins anew. All evils here contaminate the mind, That opulence departed leaves behind; For wealth was theirs ; not far removed the date, When commerce proudly flourished through the state; At her command the palace learnt to rise, Again the long-fallen column sought the skies...