Shores of the Mediterranean: With Sketches of Travel, כרך 1

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Harper & brothers, 1846
 

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עמוד 137 - Never, lago. Like to the Pontic sea, Whose icy current and compulsive course Ne'er feels retiring ebb, but keeps due on To the Propontic and the Hellespont ; Even so my bloody thoughts, with violent pace, Shall ne'er look back, ne'er ebb to humble love. Till that a capable and wide revenge Swallow them up. — Now, by yond marble heaven, In the due reverence of a sacred vow {Kneels, I here engage my words.
עמוד 246 - Thus saith the Lord; A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation, and bitter weeping ; Rachel weeping for her children refused to be comforted for her children, because they were not.
עמוד 100 - Artaxerxes' throne. To sage Philosophy next lend thine ear, From Heaven descended to the low-roofed house Of Socrates — see there his tenement — Whom, well inspired, the oracle pronounced Wisest of men; from whose mouth issued forth Mellifluous streams, that...
עמוד 81 - Slow sinks, more lovely ere his race be run, Along Morea's hills the setting sun: Not, as in northern climes, obscurely bright, But one unclouded blaze of living light!
עמוד 187 - Joppa on the coast, and bounded on the east by the great chain of barren-looking hills, among which is situated the Holy City. It is an area of perhaps twenty miles square, of beautiful rich lowlands, planted, in many places, with olive and fig orchards, and grazing plats, upon which herds of goats and cattle were browsing. In all this beautiful valley there is not a single fence or wall, and the park-like effect of the groves and valleys is very lovely. It struck me that, in the hands of skilful...
עמוד 188 - ... upon which the weary pilgrim may freely repose his limbs ; large carob-trees and thick shady figs spread their huge limbs over the approaches, and the cool shade is dark and pleasant from the garish sun. We had ridden six miles, when we arrived at the second of these diamonds of the plain. We found a small caravan reclining under the trees ; the camel-drivers were adjusting the panniers, urging the patient beasts to lift their huge forms, and low, melancholy cries were groaned forth as they rose...
עמוד 188 - ... large carob-trees and thick shady figs spread their huge limbs over the approaches, and the cool shade is dark and pleasant from the garish sun. We had ridden six miles, when we arrived at the second of these diamonds of the plain. We found a small caravan reclining under the trees ; the camel-drivers were adjusting the panniers, urging the patient beasts to lift their huge forms, and low, melancholy cries were groaned forth as they rose under their burdens. A herd of goats, probably two hundred...
עמוד 188 - Arabs reclined under the cool portico ; and the wholo picture, in architecture, costume, habits, and scene, was unchanged since 1800 years. Our Arab guard came first along, and took their position a little beyond the pools ; the officers came in turn, drew out their drinking cups and flasks, and man and beasts took long and copious draughts of the...
עמוד 134 - Such powerful subjects were not likely to remain long contented without the crown ; but the circumstances under which it was transferred from the race of Clovis are connected with one of the most important revolutions in the history of Europe.
עמוד 122 - Where love who sent forgot to save The young, the beautiful, the brave, The only hope of Sestos

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