Travels from Moscow, Through Prussia, Germany, Switzerland, France , and England, Band 3

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Seite 257 - There, interspersed in lawns and opening glades, Thin trees arise that shun each other's shades. Here in full light the russet plains extend : There wrapt in clouds the bluish hills ascend. Ev'n the wild heath displays her purple dyes, And 'midst the desert fruitful fields arise, That, crown'd with tufted trees and springing corn, Like verdant isles, the sable waste adorn.
Seite 257 - Here hills and vales, the woodland and the plain, Here earth and water seem to strive again ; Not chaos-like together crush'd and bruis'd, But, as the world, harmoniously confus'd : Where order in variety we see, And where, though all things differ, all agree.
Seite 256 - Though gods assembled grace his towering height, Than what more humble mountains offer here, Where, in their blessings, all those gods appear. See Pan with flocks, with fruits Pomona crown'd, Here blushing Flora paints th...
Seite 302 - FOR ONE WHO WOULD NOT BE BURIED IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY. HEROES and kings! your distance keep; In peace let one poor poet sleep, Who never flatter'd folks like you : Let Horace blush, and Virgil too.
Seite 257 - And where, though all things differ, all agree. Here waving groves a chequer'd scene display, And part admit, and part exclude the day ; 'As some coy nymph her lover's warm address Nor quite indulges, nor can quite repress.
Seite 217 - ... is spread, on which their fair hair descends in charming ringlets : for to me, at least, it seems that the greater part of the English women have fair hair : the most beautiful of them, however, are brunettes. The physiognomies of the men may be arranged under three classes ; they are either surly, good-natured, or brutish. I can safely swear, that in no other country have I seen so many brutish faces as here ; and I am now convinced that Hogarth drew from nature. — Such physiognomies are,...
Seite 5 - Le ciel de bruit, et la terre de pas. Alors auront non moindre autorité Hommes sans...
Seite 81 - At that period it was customary, when the evidence was not decisive, to determine the fate of the accused by single combat. Charles, therefore, appointed the time and place ; the Chevalier entered the list, armed with his lance, and the dog was let loose upon him ; a most dreadful contest now took place. The Chevalier made a thrust, but the dog springing aside, seized him by the throat and threw him down. The villain now confessed bis crime, and Charles, that the remembrance of the faithful animal...
Seite 256 - Thy Forests, Windsor! and thy green Retreats, At once the Monarch's and the Muse's Seats, Invite my Lays.
Seite 80 - Ardilliers at length complied with him, and ordered his servant to bring a spade : the dog led him from street to street, and conducted him from the city to a large oak in the forest, where he began to howl louder, and to scratch the earth with his feet. Aubry's friend...

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