Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff: sein leben und wirken

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Akademische verlagsgesellschaft m.b.h., 1912 - 638 עמודים

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עמוד 352 - Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy scalps. And throned Eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow!
עמוד 131 - In truth, it is this consideration only that induces us to give Lord Byron's poems a place in our Review, beside our desire to counsel him, that he do forthwith abandon poetry, and turn his talents, which are considerable, and his opportunities, which are great, to better account.
עמוד 189 - ,,I can truly say, that pauvre inconnu as I then was, I had pretty nearly as high an idea of myself and of my works as I have at this moment, when the public has decided in their favour",
עמוד 548 - ,,Be still, sad heart! and cease repining Behind the clouds is the sun still shining, Thy fate is the common fate of all, Into each
עמוד 50 - this spot are deposited the remains of one, who possessed beauty without vanity, strength without insolence, courage without ferocity and all the virtues of man without his vices. — This praise, which would be unmeaning flattery if inscribed over human ashes, is but a just tribute to the memory of Boatswain, a dog, who was born in Newfoundland, May 1803, and died at Newstead, October 1808.
עמוד 34 - ,,A blending of all beauties; streams and dells, Fruit, foliage, crag, wood, cornfield, mountain, vine, And chiefless castles breathing stern farewells From gray but leafy walls, where Ruin greenly dwells,
עמוד 357 - my native shore Fades o'er the waters blue; The night-winds sigh, the breakers roar, And shrieks the wild sea-mew. You sun that sets upon the sea We follow in
עמוד 155 - ,,Do not suppose that I was a very deep thinker, or was marked as a precocious person. I was a very lively imaginative person and could believe in the "Arabian Nights" as easily as in the '
עמוד 149 - Genie wird's kaum einmal gelingen, Sich durch Natur und durch Instinkt allein Zum Ungemeinen aufzuschwingen; Die Kunst bleibt Kunst! Wer sie nicht durchgedacht, Der darf sich keinen Künstler nennen; Hier hilft das Tappen nichts; eh' man was Gutes macht. Man muß es erst recht sicher
עמוד 164 - There is a spiritual, a poetic, and for aught we know a spontaneous and uncaused element in the human mind, which ever and anon, suddenly and without warning, gives us a glimpse and a forecast of the future, and urges us to seize truth as it were by anticipation.

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