Gaieties and Gravities

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D. Appleton, 1852 - 311 páginas

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Página 105 - The moon shines bright : — In such a night as this, When the sweet wind did gently kiss the trees, And they did make no noise...
Página 62 - True as the dial to the sun. Although it be not shone upon.
Página 104 - On our first father; half her swelling breast Naked met his under the flowing gold Of her loose tresses hid: he, in delight Both of her beauty and submissive charms, Smiled with superior love, as Jupiter On Juno smiles, when he impregns the clouds That shed May flowers...
Página 9 - Thebes's streets three thousand years ago, When the Memnonium was in all its glory, And time had .not begun to overthrow Those temples, palaces, and piles stupendous, Of which the very ruins are tremendous.
Página 45 - Borne immortal far beyond the lofty stars', the poet shall live in everlasting fame: lamque opus exegi, quod nee lovis ira nee ignis nee poterit ferrum nee edax abolere vetustas. cum volet, ilia dies, quae nil nisi corporis huius ius habet, incerti spatium mihi finiat aevi: parte tamen meliore mei super alta perennis astra ferar, nomenque erit indelebile nostrum, quaque patet domitis Romana potentia terris, ore legar populi, perque omnia saecula fama, siquid habent veri vatum praesagia, vivam.
Página 53 - But rather to tell how, if art could tell, How from that sapphire fount the crisped brooks, Rolling on orient* pearl and sands of gold...
Página 153 - Whatever spirit, careless of his charge, His post neglects, or leaves the fair at large, Shall feel sharp vengeance soon o'ertake his sins, Be...
Página 308 - tis all a cheat; Yet, fooled with hope, men favour the deceit; Trust on, and think to-morrow will repay: To-morrow's falser than the former day; Lies worse, and, while it says, we shall be blest With some new joys, cuts off what we possest.
Página 10 - Or doffed thine own to let Queen Dido pass, Or held, by Solomon's own invitation, A torch at the great Temple's dedication.
Página 92 - THE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armour against fate, Death lays bis icy hands on kings : Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And, in the dust, be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade.

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