Andere Ausgaben - Alle anzeigen
admiration ancient appeared Appius arms army Aulus Austria ballads battle Benares Bengal brave Burke Calcutta character charge Cheyte Sing chief civil common Company Congreve Council Country Wife court Daylesford enemies England English Ennius Europe father favour feeling France Frederic's French friends Gleig Governor-General Greek hand Hastings head Herminius honour Horatius impeachment Impey India justice king King of Prussia Lars Porsena Latin Leigh Hunt letters Livy Lord Holland Mahratta means ment military mind minister morality Munny Begum Nabob native never noble numbers Nuncomar Oude passed person Pitt poem poet political Porsena prince proud Prussia Rajah rank Regillus Rohilla Rohilla war Roman Rome royal Saturnian seemed sent Sextus Silesia spirit stood strong talents thou thousand tion took triumph troops truth verses victory Vizier Voltaire Warren Hastings whole writing Wycherley young
Seite 289 - Then none was for a party ; Then all were for the state ; Then the great man helped the poor, And the poor man loved the great ; Then lands were fairly portioned ; Then spoils were fairly sold : The Romans were like brothers In the brave days of old.
Seite 167 - Heathfield, recently ennobled for his memorable defence of Gibraltar against the fleets and armies of France and Spain. The long procession was closed by the Duke of Norfolk, Earl Marshal of the realm, by the great dignitaries, and by the brothers and sons of the King. Last of all came the Prince of Wales, conspicuous by his fine person and noble bearing.
Seite 290 - Meanwhile the Tuscan army, Right glorious to behold, Came flashing back the noonday light, Rank behind rank, like surges bright Of a broad sea of gold. Four hundred trumpets sounded A peal of warlike glee, As that great host, with measured tread, And spears advanced, and ensigns spread, Rolled slowly towards the bridge's head, Where stood the dauntless Three. The Three stood calm and silent, And looked upon the foes, And a great shout of laughter From all the vanguard rose...
Seite 289 - As thou sayest so let it be." And straight against that great array Forth went the dauntless Three. For Romans in Rome's quarrel Spared neither land nor gold, Nor son nor wife, nor limb nor life, In the brave days of old.
Seite 297 - quoth false Sextus ; " Will not the villain drown ? But for this stay, ere close of day We should have sacked the town ! " " Heaven help him !" quoth Lars Porsena, " And bring him safe to shore ; For such a gallant feat of arms Was never seen before.
Seite 169 - ... court, indicated also habitual self-possession and self-respect, a high and intellectual forehead, a brow pensive, but not gloomy, a mouth of inflexible decision, a face pale and worn, but serene, on which was written, as legibly as under the picture in the council-chamber at Calcutta, Mens aqua in arduis,' such was the aspect with which the great Proconsul presented himself to his judges.
Seite 283 - The harvests of Arretium This year old men shall reap; This year young boys in Umbro Shall plunge the struggling sheep; And in the vats of Luna This year the must shall foam Round the white feet of laughing girls Whose sires have marched to Rome.
Seite 290 - The Three stood calm and silent And looked upon the foes, And a great shout of laughter From all the vanguard rose : And forth three chiefs came spurring Before that deep array; To earth they sprang, their swords they drew, And lifted high their shields, and flew To win the narrow way...
Seite 169 - ... appearance, had paid to the illustrious tribunal the compliment of wearing a bag and sword. Pitt had refused to be one of the conductors of the impeachment; and his commanding, copious, and sonorous eloquence was wanting to that great muster of various talents. Age and blindness had unfitted Lord North for the duties of a public prosecutor; and his friends were left without the help of his excellent sense, his tact, and his urbanity. But, in spite of the absence of these two distinguished members...