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Seite 58 - You would have thought the very windows spake, So many greedy looks of young and old Through casements darted their desiring eyes Upon his visage ; and that all the walls, With painted imagery, had said at once, — Jesu preserve thee ! welcome, Bolingbroke ! Whilst he, from one side to the other turning, Bare-headed, lower than his proud steed's neck, Bespake them thus, — I thank you, countrymen: And thus still doing, thus he pass'd along.
Seite 43 - Thrice happy they beneath their northern skies, Who that worst fear — the fear of death — despise Hence they no cares for this frail being feel, But rush undaunted on the pointed steel; Provoke approaching fate, and bravely scorn To spare that life which must so soon return.
Seite 129 - Who from the reigning cause foretells the effect, This barbarous practice ever will reject; For, fluttering loose in air, the rigid sail Soon flits to ruins in the furious gale; And he, who strives the tempest to disarm, Will never first embrail the lee yard-arm.
Seite 46 - ... shoulders, that, if they do assail undiscovered, no force can well withstand them. Standing at defence they thrust shoulders likewise so nigh together, the fore ranks well nigh to kneeling, stoop low before, their fellows behind holding their pikes with both hands, and therewith in their left their bucklers, the one end of their pike...
Seite 120 - And vigilant the approaching squall attend : It comes resistless ! and with foaming sweep Upturns the whitening surface of the deep : In such a tempest, borne to deeds of death, The wayward sisters scour the blasted heath.
Seite 117 - Suave, mari magno turbantibus aequora ventis, E terra magnum alterius spectare laborem ; Non quia vexari quemquamst iucunda voluptas, Sed quibus ipse malis careas quia cernere suave est.
Seite 213 - Now Heaven, I trust, hath joys in store To crown thy constant breast ; For, know, fond hope assures my heart That we shall soon be blest. Not far from hence stands Coquet Isle, Surrounded by the sea ; There dwells a holy friar, well known To all thy friends and thee : 'Tis Father Bernard, so revered For every worthy deed : To Raby Castle he shall go, And for us kindly plead.
Seite 185 - Her broken flags, preparing t' overlook The tim'rous mallard at the sliding brook, Jets oft from perch to perch ; from stock to ground ; From ground to window ; thus surveying round Her dove-befeather'd prison, till at length (Calling her noble birth to mind, and strength Whereto her wing was born) her ragged beak Nips off her jangling jesses, strives to break Her...
Seite 46 - they thrust shoulders likewise so nigh together, the fore ranks well nigh kneeling stoop low before, their fellows behind holding their pikes with both hands, and therewith in their left their bucklers, the one end of their pike against their right foot, and the other against the enemy, breast high, their followers crossing their...