Curiosities of Literature, כרך 2

כריכה קדמית
Routledge, Warnes, and Routledge, 1859

מתוך הספר

מה אומרים אנשים - כתיבת ביקורת

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תוכן

מהדורות אחרות - הצג הכל

מונחים וביטויים נפוצים

קטעים בולטים

עמוד 98 - Full many a gem of purest ray serene The dark unfathom'd caves of ocean bear : Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air. Some village- Hampden, that, with dauntless breast, The little tyrant of his fields withstood, Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest, Some Cromwell guiltless of his country's blood. Th...
עמוד 142 - I knew a very wise man that believed that if a man were permitted to make all the ballads, he need not care who should make the laws of a nation.
עמוד 431 - Refrain from these men, and let them alone: for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought: But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.
עמוד 112 - O thou! whose glory fills the ethereal throne, And all ye deathless powers! protect my son! Grant him, like me, to purchase just renown, To guard the Trojans, to defend the crown, Against his country's foes the war to wage, And rise the Hector of the future age! So when triumphant from successful toils Of heroes slain he bears the reeking spoils, Whole hosts may hail him with deserved acclaim, And say, 'This chief transcends his father's fame.' While pleased amidst the general shouts of Troy, His...
עמוד 96 - The imperial ensign, which, full high advanced, Shone like a meteor streaming to the wind...
עמוד 106 - ... human, angel, man, Beast, bird, fish, insect, what no eye can see, No glass can reach; from Infinite to thee, From thee to nothing. On superior...
עמוד 225 - It cannot be denied, but that he who is made judge to sit upon the birth or death of books, whether they may be wafted into this world or not, had need to be a man above the common measure, both studious, learned and judicious...
עמוד 89 - At the outset all was dark and doubtful ; even the title of the work, the true sera of the decline and fall of the empire, the limits of the introduction, the division of the chapters, and the order of the narrative ; and I was often tempted to cast away the labour of seven years.
עמוד 224 - ... if there be found in his book one sentence of a venturous edge, uttered in the height of zeal, and who knows whether it might not be the dictate of a divine spirit...
עמוד 264 - Duke of High and Nether Holborn, ] Marquis of St. Giles and Tottenham, Count ] Palatine of Bloomsbury and Clerkenwell, Great ] Lord of the Cantons of Islington, Kentish] Town, Paddington and Knights-bridge, ] Knight of the most Heroical Order of the ] Helmet, and Sovereign of the Same; ] Who Reigned and Died, AD 1594.

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