Rome and Venice: With Other Wanderings in Italy, in 1866-7

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Tinsley brothers, 1869 - 477 Seiten
 

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Seite 277 - The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd on the water : the poop was beaten gold ; Purple the sails, and so perfumed, that The winds were love-sick with them...
Seite 59 - My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky: So was it when my life began; So is it now I am a man; So be it when I shall grow old, Or let me die! The Child is father of the Man; And I could wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural piety.
Seite 28 - Thou art e'en such, Gone with a touch: Thus think, and smoke tobacco. And when the smoke ascends on high, Then thou behold'st the vanity Of worldly stuff, Gone with a puff: Thus think, and smoke tobacco.
Seite 29 - Though green at noon, cut down at night, Shows thy decay; All flesh is hay: Thus think, and smoke tobacco.
Seite 18 - I allow well ; so that he be such a one that hath the language, and hath been in the country before ; whereby he may be able to tell them what things are worthy to be seen in the country where they...
Seite 235 - You know I am incapable of the weakness of jealousy, Peter; but what I have seen with my own eyes, and heard with my own ears, in this disguise, must command credit, however reluctantly granted.
Seite 277 - Burn'd on the water: the poop was beaten gold; Purple the sails, and so perfumed, that The winds were lovesick with them: the oars were silver ; Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made The water, which they beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description : she did lie In her pavilion (cloth of gold, of tissue), O'er-picturing that Venus, where we see, The fancy outwork nature...
Seite 309 - many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it;' so neither had these floods of temptations, which He had brought me through, quenched the love He had given me to Himself, for it was love that never faileth. I was now exceeding happy, yet I prayed if any further witness was necessary the Lord would give it me. Soon after, the glory of the Lord shone...
Seite 309 - Set me as a seal upon thine heart, as a seal upon thine arm : for love is strong as death ; jealousy is cruel as the grave : the coals thereof are coals of fire, which hath a most vehement flame...

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