Aristomenes: a Grecian tale, Svazek 2

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Strana 196 - Now the hungry lion roars, And the wolf behowls the moon ; Whilst the heavy ploughman snores, All with weary task fordone. Now the wasted brands do glow, Whilst the screech-owl, screeching loud, Puts the wretch that lies in woe In remembrance of a shroud.
Strana 182 - He who ascends to mountain-tops, shall find The loftiest peaks most wrapt in clouds and snow; He who surpasses or subdues mankind, Must look down on the hate of those below. Though high above the sun of glory glow, And far beneath the earth and ocean spread, Round him are icy rocks, and loudly blow Contending tempests on his naked head, And thus reward the toils which to those summits led.
Strana 71 - No more — no more — oh ! never more on me The freshness of the heart can fall like dew, Which out of all the lovely things we see Extracts emotions beautiful and new, Hived in our bosoms like the bag o' the bee, Think'st thou the honey with those objects grew?
Strana 156 - Life ! without thy chequered scene Of right and wrong, of weal and woe, Success and failure, could a ground For magnanimity be found ; For faith, 'mid ruined hopes, serene? Or whence could virtue flow ? Pain...
Strana 100 - Whoever does not desire to see Athens, is stupid ; whoever sees it without being delighted, is still more stupid ; but the height of stupidity is, to see it, to admire it, and to leave it.
Strana 210 - Unhappy Chief ! would nought avail, No signs impress thy heart with fear, Thy lady's dark mysterious dream, Thy warning from the hoary seer ? Three ravens gave the note of death, As through mid air they wing'd their way ; Then o'er his head in rapid flight, They croak, — they scent their destined prey.
Strana 128 - And muft Lavinia then, our only joy, Wed with this wand'ring fugitive of Troy ? And can a father iflue the decree, So fatal to himfelf, to her and me ? For fure the pirate foon will bear away 4&p With the firft rjfing wind the lovely prey.
Strana 136 - ... punishment on the plea of some wily lawyer that the prisoner was insane. Crowds of excited people gathered about the jail determined to seize the prisoner and lynch him, but the sheriff adopted such precautions that no serious effort was made at a rescue. But popular feeling now took another form. It was determined to resist to the last any effort that might be made to secure the escape of the criminal under cover of alleged insanity. The greatest vigilance was maintained over every movement...
Strana 263 - Rage that flafhed from his Eyes, his Zeal for his Country, his Courage, his Intrepidity, all thefe made them immediately come into the fame Engagement. The very Shame of having been...
Strana 252 - How long I remained in a state of insensibility I know not, but I became conscious of my situation, which was more dreadful than a thousand deaths.

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