Personal Reminiscences of Eminent Men, Volume 1

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Saunders, Otley, 1867 - Biography
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Page 111 - If you have tears, prepare to shed them now. You all do know this mantle: I remember The first time ever Caesar put it on; 'Twas on a summer's evening, in his tent, That day he overcame the Nervii: Look, in this place ran Cassius...
Page 59 - O MEMORY ! thou fond deceiver, Still importunate and vain, To former joys, recurring ever, And turning all the past to pain...
Page 208 - Do más la pugna y el peligro crece. Nada le puede resistir. ... Y es fama, ¡Oh portento inaudito! Que el bello nombre de Colombia escrito Sobre su frente en torno despedía Rayos de luz tan viva y refulgente Que deslumhrado el español desmaya, Tiembla, pierde la voz, el movimiento: Sólo para la fuga tiene aliento.
Page 118 - E a questi marmi venne spesso Vittorio ad ispirarsi. Irato a' patrii Numi, errava muto ove Arno è più deserto, i campi e il...
Page 235 - Stripes and blows are the last and basest remedy, and scarce ever fit to be used, but upon such as carry their brains in their backs ; and have souls so dull • and stupid, as to serve for little else but to keep their 'bodies from putrefaction.
Page 172 - Translated from the Greek into English Verse, to which are added Dissertations and Notes by the Rev.
Page 230 - Her dearer life from harm to screen, Would Fate the substitute allow! L. Young Calais woos me, nothing loth To share in all his amorous joy : — Had I two lives, I 'd give them both, 15 Would Fate but spare my darling boy ! H.
Page 79 - Compared wi' this, how poor religion's pride, In all the pomp of method and of art, Where men display to congregations wide, Devotion's every grace, except the heart...
Page 230 - Lydia. Ere Chloe had thy heart estranged, And Lydia held thee all her own; She would not bliss like this have changed, To mount the Queen of Sheba's throne!
Page 206 - Miller aparece Y el desigual combate restablece. Bajo su mando, ufana Marchar se ve la juventud peruana, Ardiente, firme, a perecer resuelta, Si acaso el hado infiel vencer le niega. En el arduo conflicto opone ciega A los adversos dardos firmes pechos, Y otro nombre conquista con sus hechos.

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