Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen, Volumes 64-66

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Georg Westermann, 1880 - Languages, Modern
 

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Page 142 - As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latines, so Shakespeare among the English is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage...
Page 22 - The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and Nature sink in years, But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the war of elements, The wreck of matter, and the crush of worlds.
Page 78 - It must not be; there is no power in Venice Can alter a decree established: 'Twill be recorded for a precedent; And many an error, by the same example, Will rush into the state: it cannot be.
Page 19 - A brave man struggling in the storms of fate, And greatly falling with a falling state. While Cato gives his little senate laws, What bosom beats not in his country's cause ? Who sees him act, but envies every deed ? Who hears him groan, and does not wish to bleed?
Page 15 - The ordinary method of making a hero, is to clap a huge plume of feathers upon his head, which rises so very high, that there is often a greater length from his chin to the top of his head, than to the sole of his foot.
Page 240 - Schatten sind des Lebens Güter, Schatten seiner Freuden Schar, Schatten Worte, Wünsche, Taten; Die Gedanken nur sind wahr. Und die Liebe, die du fühlest, Und das Gute, das du tust, Und kein Wachen als im Schlafe Wenn du einst im Grabe ruhst.
Page vi - The good ship tight and free — The world of waters is our home, And merry men are we. There's tempest in yon horned moon, And lightning in yon cloud; And hark the music, mariners! The wind is piping loud; The wind is piping loud, my boys, The lightning flashes free — While the hollow oak our palace is, Our heritage the sea.
Page 245 - Und weil er gelogen hat, muss er — denn „das ist der Fluch der bösen That, dass sie, fortzeugend, Böses muss gebären...
Page vi - A wet sheet and a flowing sea, A wind that follows fast, And fills the white and rustling sail, And bends the gallant mast; And bends the gallant mast, my boys, While, like the eagle free, Away the good ship flies, and leaves Old England on the lee. O for a soft and gentle wind!
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