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" In a villa overhanging the towers of Florence, on the steep slope of that lofty hill crowned by the mother city, the ancient Fiesole, in gardens which Tully might have envied, with Ficino, Landino, and Politian at his side, he delighted his hours of leisure... "
Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and ... - Page 88
by Henry Hallam - 1866
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The Quarterly review, Volume 58

1837
...brightest hues of poetry, without departing from the sober dignity of prose : — ' Lorenzo de' Medici sought in ancient learning something more elevated...Italian sky appears the most congenial accompaniment. ' Never could the sympathies of the soul with outward nature be more finely touched ; never could more...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 58

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1837
...steep slope of that lofty hill crowned by the mother city, the ancient Fiesole, in gardens which Tully Tully might have envied, with Ficino, Landino, and...Italian sky appears the most congenial accompaniment. ' Never could the sympathies of the soul with outward nature be more finely touched ; never could more...
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The British and Foreign Review: Or, European Quarterly Journal, Volume 6

1838
...the mother city the ancient Fiesole, in gardens which Tully might have envied, with Ficino, Landiuo and Politian at his side, he delighted his hours of...Italian sky appears the most congenial accompaniment. " Never could the sympathies of the soul with outward nature be more finely touched ; never could more...
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The British and Foreign Review: Or, European Quarterly Journal, Volume 6

1838
...which Tully might have envied, with Ficino, Landino and Folitian at his side, he delighted his houra of leisure with the beautiful visions of Platonic...Italian sky appears the most congenial accompaniment. philosopher ami the statesman. Florence lay beneath them ; not with all the magnificence that the later...
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The New-York Review, Volume 6

1839
...overhanging the towers of Florence, on the steep slope of that lofty hill crowned by the mother-city, the ancient Fiesole, in gardens which Tully might...Italian sky appears the most congenial accompaniment. "Never could the sympathies of the soul with outward nature be more finely touched; never could more...
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The Dublin Review, Volumes 9-10

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1840
...the mother city, the ancient Fiesole, in gardens which Tully might have envied, with Ficino, Laudino, and Politian, at his side, he delighted his hours...Italian sky appears the most congenial accompaniment. " Never could the sympathies of the soul with outward nature be more finely touched : never could more...
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The Dublin Review, Part 1

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1841
...his death in 1492. Nor was mere philology the sole, or the leading pursuit to which so truly a noble mind accorded its encouragement. He sought in ancient...Italian sky appears the most congenial accompaniment. " Never could the sympathies of the soul with outward nature be more finely touched : never could more...
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The Poets and Poetry of Europe: With Introductions and Biographical Notices

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - English poetry - 1845 - 779 pages
...flourished greatly under his fostering support. " Nor," says Hallam,* " was mere philology the sole, or the leading pursuit, to which so truly noble a...Italian sky appears the most congenial accompaniment. " Never could the sympathies of the soul with outward nature be more finely touched ; never could more...
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Hand-book for travellers in northern Italy [by sir F. Palgrave].

sir Francis Palgrave - 1847
...ancient Fiesole, in " gardens which Tully might have " envied, with Ficino, I,andino, and " Politianathis side, he delighted his " hours of leisure with the...summer stillness of an " Italian sky appears the most con" genial accompaniment. " Never could the sympathies of the " soul with outward nature be more "...
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A History of the Royal Society: With Memoirs of the Presidents, Volume 1

Charles Richard Weld - 1848
...overhanging the towers of Florence, on the steep slope of that lofty hill crowned by the mother-city, the ancient Fiesole, in gardens which Tully might...stillness of an Italian sky appears the most congenial accompaniment13." Philosophy, however, during the thirteenth, fourteenth, and fifteenth centuries,...
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