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Página 185 - Tis of the wave and not the rock; 'Tis but the flapping of the sail, And not a rent made by the gale ! In spite of rock and tempest's roar, In spite of false lights on the shore. Sail on, nor fear to breast the sea! Our hearts, our hopes, are all with thee.
Página 51 - When Atreus' son harangued the listening train, Just was his sense, and his expression plain, His words succinct, yet full, without a fault ; He spoke no more than just the thing he ought. But when Ulysses rose, in thought profound, His modest eyes he fix'd upon the ground ; As one unskill'd or...
Página 36 - Forth march'd the chief, and, distant from the crowd, High on the rampart raised his voice aloud. With her own shout Minerva swells the sound, Troy starts astonish'd, and the shores rebound. As the loud trumpet's brazen mouth from far, With shrilling...
Página 52 - But, when he speaks, what elocution flows! Soft as the fleeces of descending snows, The copious accents fall, with easy art; Melting they fall, and sink into the heart! Wondering we hear, and, fix'd in deep surprise, Our ears refute the censure of our eyes.
Página 37 - Troy saw, and thought the dread Achilles nigh, At once they see, they tremble, and they fly. Then first thy spear, divine Patroclus! flew, Where the war raged, and where the tumult grew. Close to the stern of that famed ship which bore Unbless'd Protesilaus to Ilion's shore, The great Paeonian, bold Pyrechmes stood; (Who led his bands from Axius...
Página 185 - UNION strong and great! Humanity with all its fears, With all the hopes of future years, Is hanging breathless on thy fate. We know what master laid thy keel; What workmen wrought thy ribs of steel; Who made each mast and sail and rope; What anvils rang, what hammers beat; In what a forge and what a heat Were shaped the anchors of thy hope.
Página 188 - On the first day of the last month of autumn, the sun and moon did not meet harmoniously in Fang.
Página 184 - ASTRONOMY is one of the most ancient, as it is one of the most interesting of the Sciences.
Página 129 - ... it is hardly to be asserted that a philosopher really appreciated a method which neither he nor his disciples practiced but merely spoke of once. Contrast with the quotation just given this saying of Chang, the second of the five great thinkers of the Sung dynasty : " To know nature, you must first know Heaven. If you have pushed your science so far as to know Heaven, then you are at the source of all things. Knowing their evolution you can tell what ought to be, and what ought not to be, without...
Página 172 - PULISANGHIN, and flows into the ocean, so that merchants with their merchandise ascend it from the sea. Over this River there is a very fine stone bridge, so fine indeed, that it has very few equals. The fashion of it is this : it is 300 paces in length, and it must have a good eight paces of width, for ten mounted men can ride across it abreast.