Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen, Volumes 109-110

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Westermann, 1902 - Languages, Modern
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Vols. for 1858- include "Sitzungen der Berliner Gesellschaft für das Studium der neuren Sprachen."

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Page 206 - This guest of summer, The temple-haunting martlet, does approve By his loved mansionry that the heaven's breath Smells wooingly here : no jutty, frieze, Buttress, nor coign of vantage, but this bird Hath made his pendent bed and procreant cradle : Where they most breed and haunt, I have observed The air is delicate.
Page 472 - And, seeing ignorance is the curse of God, Knowledge the wing wherewith we fly to heaven, Unless you be possess'd with devilish spirits, You cannot but forbear to murder me.
Page 64 - Leven, so surrounded with plantation, that it used to be known by the name of the Mavis (or thrush) Nest. Above that house is a romantic glen or cleft of a mountain, covered with hanging woods, having at bottom a stream of fine water that forms a number of cascades in its descent to join the Leven ; so that the scene is quite enchanting. A captain of a man of war, who had made the circuit of the globe with Mr. Anson, being conducted to this glen, exclaimed,
Page 56 - I dote on her to death, and have no little reason to believe she has the same thoughts for me, yet in all my acquaintance and utmost privacies with her, I never once directly told her that I loved.
Page 64 - A very little above its source, on the lake, stands the house of Cameron, belonging to Mr. Smollett, so embosomed in an oak wood, that we did not see it till we were within fifty yards of the door.
Page 64 - I have seen the Lago di Gardi, Albano, De Vico, Bolsena and Geneva, and, upon my honour, I prefer Loch Lomond to them all ; a preference which is certainly owing to the verdant islands that seem to float upon its surface, affording the most enchanting objects of repose to the excursive view. Nor are the banks destitute of beauties, which even partake of the sublime. On this side they display a sweet variety of woodland, corn-field and pasture, with several agreeable villas emerging, as it were, out...
Page 54 - The grotts in the chalky rock are pretty : 'tis a romantic object, and the place altogether answers the most poetical description that can be made of solitude, precipice, prospect, or whatever can contribute to a thing so very like their imaginations.
Page 105 - Have you read the New Bath Guide ? It is the only thing in " fashion, and is a new and original kind of humour.
Page 395 - Tausend Menschen ist die Welt ein Raritätenkasten: die Bilder gaukeln vorüber und verschwinden, die Eindrücke bleiben flach und einzeln in der Seele; drum lassen sie sich so leicht durch fremdes Urteil leiten, sie sind willig, die Eindrücke anders ordnen, verschieben und ihren Wert auf und ab bestimmen zu lassen.
Page 466 - Demás que yo he pensado que tienen las novelas los mismos preceptos que las comedias, cuyo fin es haber dado su autor contento y gusto al pueblo, aunque se ahorque el arte; y esto, aunque va dicho al descuido, fue opinión de Aristóteles.

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