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Seite 209 - Persian's grave, I could not deem myself a slave. A king sate on the rocky brow Which looks o'er sea-born Salamis; And ships, by thousands, lay below, And men in nations; — all were his I He counted them at break of day — And when the sun set where were they?
Seite 704 - With a full View of the English-Dutch Struggle against Spain, and of the Origin and Destruction of the Spanish Armada. By JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY, LL.D., DCL Portraits.
Seite 382 - Look once more, ere we leave this specular mount, Westward, much nearer by south-west, behold, Where on the ^Egean shore a city stands, Built nobly, pure the air, and light the soil ; Athens, the eye of Greece...
Seite 408 - Pinching, fingering, and pulling — tempering, selecting, culling, With a nice survey discerning which are green and which are turning, Which are ripe for accusation, forfeiture, and confiscation. Him, besides, the wealthy man, retired upon an easy rent, Hating and avoiding party, noble-minded, indolent, Fearful of official snares, intrigues, and intricate affairs...
Seite 383 - Where on the ^Egean shore a city stands, Built nobly, pure the air, and light the soil ; Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts And eloquence, native to famous wits Or hospitable, in her sweet recess, City or suburban, studious walks and shades. See there the olive grove of Academe, Plato's retirement, where the Attic bird Trills her thick-warbled notes the summer long; There flowery hill Hymettus, with the sound Of bees...
Seite 704 - GEBLER (Karl Von). Galileo Galilei and the Roman Curia, from Authentic Sources. Translated with the sanction of the Author, by Mrs. GEORGE STURGE. Demy 8vo. Cloth, price i2,$. GEDDES (James). History of the Administration of John de Witt, Grand Pensionary of Holland.
Seite 232 - It is related that she recommended him to introduce mythical narrations into his poems, and that when, in accordance with her advice, he composed a hymn in which he interwove almost all the Theban mythology, she smiled and said, " "We ought to sow with the hand, and not with the whole sack.
Seite 197 - The second, which was destined for the Spartans alone, contained the memorable words : — " Go, tell the Spartans, thou that passest by, That here obedient to their laws we lie.
Seite 86 - Coward* that in wealth has thriven, May match his offspring with the proudest race : Thus everything is mixed, noble and base." Theognis lost his property in the revolution, and had been driven into exile ; and the following lines show the ferocious spirit which sometimes animated the Greeks in their party struggles. " Yet my full wish, to drink their very blood, Some power divine, that watches for my good, May yet accomplish. Soon may he fulfil My righteous hope — my just and hearty will."f •...