Wanderings by the Loire

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Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1833 - 256 עמודים

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עמוד 156 - Vivre entre ses parents le reste de son âge. Quand reverrai-je, hélas ! de mon petit village Fumer la cheminée, et en quelle saison Reverrai-je le clos de ma pauvre maison. Qui m'est une province et beaucoup davantage? Plus me plaît le séjour qu'ont bâti mes aïeux Que des palais romains le front audacieux.
עמוד 149 - THE winds are high on Helle's wave, As on that night of stormy water When Love, who sent, forgot to save The young, the beautiful, the brave, The lonely hope of Sestos
עמוד 156 - Heureux qui, comme Ulysse, a fait un beau voyage, Ou comme celui-là qui conquit la Toison, Et puis est retourné, plein d'usage et raison, Vivre entre ses parents le reste de son âge...
עמוד 153 - Thou art my confidence;" 25 if I rejoiced because my wealth was great, and because mine hand had gotten much; 28 if I beheld the sun when it shined, or the moon walking in brightness; "and my heart hath been secretly enticed, or my mouth hath kissed my hand: 28 this also were an iniquity to be punished by the judge; chapter 31: 28 57 for I should have denied the God that is above.
עמוד 103 - Crisostomo thanked the Commission in the name of the province of Bulacan for what they had done. He said that while the province of Bulacan was the first to take up arms and the last to lay them down, yet when an idea gets into the head of a man of Bulacan it is hard to get rid of it, and they were now for peace. He said that as a demonstration of the good faith of the province he would undertake, on the part of the people, that they would apply the land tax at once, and not wait until next year.
עמוד 53 - Nearly the same distance, at the opposite end of the town, and on the opposite side of the river, are the ruins of the celebrated abbey of Marmoutiers, the date of which is anterior to that of the commencement of the French monarchy.
עמוד 13 - Oh! oh! leur repartit le Sort, Vous faites les mutins, et dans toutes les Gaules Je ne vois que vous seuls qui des monts vous plaigniez. Puisqu'ils vous nuisent à vos pieds, Vous les aurez sur vos épaules.
עמוד 203 - ... property at the age of twenty, and, by the most prodigal and absurd extravagance, dissipated nearly the whole of it. Among other traits of his profuse expenditure, the establishment of his chapel has been recorded. It was composed of a " bishop," as he insisted upon calling his principal chaplain, a dean, a chanter, two archdeacons, four vicars, a schoolmaster, twelve chaplains, and eight choristers. All these followed in his suite wherever he travelled. Each one of them had his horse and his...
עמוד 205 - ... had been able to overstep the bounds of the known world, and to tear away the veil which separates finite beings from forms of incorporeal air; and that the spirits subjected to their power, were compelled to minister to their smallest wishes. On the instant, his emissaries set out to traverse Italy and Germany, to penetrate into distant solitudes, and the depths of primeval forests, and to sound'the gloomy caverns, where report had placed the servants of the Prince of darkness.
עמוד 50 - Cross-bowmen were stationed day and night behind the walls, with orders to fire without ceremony on any one who might be seen approaching after a certain hour ; and four hundred archers formed a perpetual guard and patrol. The trees round this formidable lair were decorated with dead bodies hanging by the neck ; and, as an old author writes, " les prisons et autres maisons circonvoisines etoient pleines de prisonniers, lesquels on oyoit bien souvent, de jour et de nuict, crier pour les tourmens qu'on...

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