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Page 609 - Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, Behind him cast ; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At evening from the top of Fesole Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe.
Page 19 - Director-General of the Geological Survey of Great Britain and Ireland ; and JAMES NICOL, FRSE, FGS, Professor of Natural History in the University of Aberdeen. Constructed by ALEX. KEITH JOHNSTON, FRSE, &c., Geographer to the Queen, Author of the "Physical Atlas,
Page 529 - And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle.
Page 15 - NORWAY AND ITS GLACIERS VISITED IN 1851. Followed by Journals of Excursions in the High Alps of Dauphine', Berne, and Savoy With Two Maps and numerous Illustrations.
Page 618 - His legions, angel forms, who lay entranced, Thick as autumnal leaves that strew the brooks In Vallombrosa, where the Etrurian shades, High overarched, embower...
Page 559 - Wherefore I prayed, and understanding was given me: I called upon God, and the spirit of wisdom came to me. I preferred her before sceptres and thrones, and esteemed riches nothing in comparison of her.
Page 589 - I saw nothing here so grand as the group of Niobe ; if statues which are now disjointed and placed equidistantly round a room, may be so called. Niobe herself, clasped by the arm of her terrified child, is certainly a group ; and whether the head be original or not, the contrast of passion, of beauty, and even of dress, is admirable. The dress of the other daughters appears too thin, too meretricious, for dying princesses. Some of the sons exert too much attitude. Like gladiators, they seem taught...
Page 509 - Arbia colorata in rosso. Tale orazion fa far nel nostro tempio. Poi ch' ebbe sospirando il capo scosso : A ci˛ non fu' io sol, disse, nÚ certo Senza cagion sarei con gli altri mosso : Ma fu' io sol colÓ, dove sofferto Fu per ciascun di torre via Fiorenza, Colui, che la difesi a viso aperto.
Page 613 - 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...