Englische Studien, Volume 2

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O. R. Reisland, 1879 - Comparative linguistics
 

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Page 455 - Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream: The genius, and the mortal instruments, Are then in council; and the state of man, Like to a little kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection.
Page 441 - By heaven, methinks it were an easy leap, To pluck bright honour from the pale-fac'd moon ; Or dive into the bottom of the deep, Where fathom-line could never touch the ground, And pluck up drowne'd honour by the locks...
Page 196 - God save him ; No joyful tongue gave him his welcome home : But dust was thrown upon his sacred head ; Which with such gentle sorrow he shook off, His face still combating with tears and smiles, The badges of his grief and patience, That had not God, for some strong purpose, steel'd , The hearts of men, they must perforce have melted, And barbarism itself have pitied him.
Page 245 - Achilles' image stood his spear Grip'd in an armed hand; himself behind Was left unseen, save to the eye of mind: A hand, a foot, a face, a leg, a head, Stood for the whole to be imagined.
Page 533 - Whereas Mr. Thomas Otway some time before his death, made four Acts of a Play, whoever can give notice in whose hands the copy lies, either to Mr. Thomas Betterton, or to Mr. William Smith, at the Theatre Royal, shall be well rewarded for his pains.
Page 196 - I have been studying how I may compare This prison where I live unto the world: And for because the world is populous, And here is not a creature but myself, I cannot do it; yet I'll hammer it out.
Page 464 - With riotous feeders, when our vaults have wept With drunken spilth of wine, when every room Hath blazed with lights and bray'd with minstrelsy, I have retired me to a wasteful cock, And set mine eyes at flow.
Page 75 - ... dicens sibi in corde semper illud quod publicanus ille evangelicus fixis in terram oculis dixit: Domine, non sum dignus ego peccator levare oculos meos ad coelos, et item cum l'ropheta: Incurvatus sum et hurniliatus sum usquequaque.
Page 402 - La Monarchie seigneuriale est celle où le prince est fait seigneur des biens et des personnes par le droit des armes et de bonne guerre, gouvernant ses sujets comme le père de famille ses esclaves.
Page 8 - Grant that these my two sons may sit, the one on thy right hand, and the other on thy left, in thy kingdom.

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