The Wonders of the World, in Nature, Art, and Mind ...

R. Sears, 1843

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Seite 27 - ... beautiful ! but on the verge, From side to side, beneath the glittering morn, An Iris sits, amidst the infernal surge, Like Hope upon a death-bed, and, unworn Its steady dyes, while all around is torn By the distracted waters, bears serene Its brilliant hues with all their beams unshorn : Resembling, 'mid the torture of the scene, Love watching Madness with unalterable mien.
Seite 44 - ... in a state of terrific ebullition, rolling to and fro its "fiery surge
Seite 523 - And Moses came and told the people all the words of the LORD, and all the judgments : and all the people answered with one voice, and said, * All the words which the LORD hath said will we do.
Seite 43 - We walked on to the north end of the ridge, where, the precipice being less steep, a descent to the plain below seemed practicable. It required, however, the greatest caution, as the stones and fragments of rock frequently gave way under our feet, and rolled down from above ; and with all our care we did not reach the bottom without several falls and slight bruises.
Seite 146 - At last the beast sprang. This man received him on his bayonet, which he thrust apparently down his throat, firing his piece at the same moment. The bayonet broke off short, leaving less than three inches on the musket; the rest remained in the animal, but was invisible to us. The shot probably went through his cheek, for it certainly did not seriously injure...
Seite 507 - Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder that stoppeth her ear; 5 Which will not hearken to the voice of charmers, charming never so wisely.
Seite 43 - ... feet deep. The bottom was covered with lava, and the south-west and northern parts of it were one vast flood of burning matter, in a state of terrific ebullition, rolling to and fro its
Seite 492 - A little ink is dabbed upon it with one of the fingers, and it is pressed upon the paper — the person who uses it having first touched his tongue with another finger, and moistened the place in the paper which is to be stamped. Almost every person who can afford it has a seal-ring, even though he be a servant.
Seite 88 - In this, however, as above, numbers of the most beautiful crystals were formed ; one of which, particularly, resembled a table. Upon our egress from this amazing cavern, we perceived a Greek inscription upon a rock at the mouth, but so obliterated by time, that we could not read it distinctly.
Seite 230 - Raised o'er the heapy wreath, the branching elk Lies slumbering sullen in the white abyss. The ruthless hunter wants nor dogs nor toils...

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