A Pilgrimage Into Dauphiné: Comprising a Visit to the Monastery of the Grande Chartreuse; with Anecdotes, Incidents, and Sketches from Twenty Departments of France, Volume 1

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Hurst and Blackett, 1857 - Dauphiné (France)
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Page iii - He sucks intelligence in ev'ry clime, And spreads the honey of his deep research At his return — a rich repast for me. He travels, and I too. I tread his deck, Ascend his topmast, through his peering eyes Discover countries, with a kindred heart Suffer his woes, and share in his escapes; While fancy, like the finger of a clock, Runs the great circuit, and is still at home. O Winter, ruler of th...
Page 272 - The sympathies of love and friendship dear; With all the social offspring of the heart. Oh, bear me then to vast embowering shades, To twilight groves, and visionary vales, To weeping grottoes and prophetic glooms, Where angel-forms athwart the solemn dusk Tremendous sweep, or seem to sweep, along; And voices more than human, through the void Deep-sounding, seize th
Page 13 - Soft hour ! which wakes the wish and melts the heart Of those who sail the seas, on the first day When they from their sweet friends are torn apart ; Or fills with love the pilgrim on his way As the far bell of vesper makes him start, Seeming to weep the dying day's decay...
Page 172 - Ay, now am I in Arden ; the more fool I : when I was at home, I was in a better place : but travellers must be content.
Page 286 - With vain traditions stopp'd the gaping fence, Which every common hand pull'd up with ease ; What safety from such brushwood-helps as these ? If written words from time are not secur'd...
Page 109 - The ruddy, fragrant nectarine; and dark, Beneath his ample leaf, the luscious fig. The vine too here her curling tendrils shoots; Hangs out her clusters, glowing to the south ; And scarcely wishes for a warmer sky.
Page 12 - If the Lord himself had not been on our side, now may Israel say : if the Lord had not been on our side, when men rose up against us ; 2.
Page 137 - I was dispatch'd for their defence and guard ; And listen why, for I will tell you now What never yet was heard in tale or song, From old or modern bard in hall or bower. Bacchus, that first from out the purple grape Crush'd the sweet poison of misused wine, After the Tuscan mariners transform'd, Coasting the Tyrrhene shore, as the winds listed, On Circe's island fell.
Page iii - A PILGRIMAGE INTO DAUPHINE; WITH A VISIT TO THE MONASTERY OF THE GRANDE CHARTREUSE, AND ANECDOTES, INCIDENTS, AND SKETCHES FROM TWENTY DEPARTMENTS OF FRANCE. By the REV. GM MUSGRAVE, AM 2 vols. with Illustrations. 21s.

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