Tales of My Time, Volumen3

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H. Colburn and R. Bentley, 1829
 

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Página 173 - ... nor the lady's, which is nice/ nor the lover's, which is all these : but it is a melancholy of mine own, compounded of many simples, extracted from many objects : and, indeed, the sundry contemplation of my travels, in which my often rumination wraps me, is a most humorous sadness.
Página 42 - Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion? Canst thou bring forth Mazzaroth in his season? or canst thou guide Arcturus with his sons?
Página 244 - ... and to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests, in the vale below :'' so always that this prospect be with pity, and not with swelling or pride. Certainly, it is heaven upon earth, to have a man's mind move in charity, rest in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth.
Página 42 - Dost thou know the balancings of the clouds, The wondrous works of him who is perfect in knowledge...
Página 175 - tis the mind that makes the body rich ; And, as the sun breaks thro' the darkest clouds, So honour peereth in the meanest habit.
Página 141 - His joys are short, and few; yet when he drinks, His dread retires, the flowing glasses add Courage, and mirth: magnificent in thought, Imaginary riches he enjoys, And in the gaol expatiates unconfin'd. 395 Nor can the poet Bacchus...
Página 336 - ... sacrifice of every passion, and from whose terrible judgment they would hide their heads. They dread him as an angry Judge, but do not love him as a beneficent and merciful Father. Miserable and mistaken sinners ! who do not know that God is Love, and that those who do not love God, cannot know him ; for to know and to love him, are one and the same thing. 8. O Lord God Almighty ! awful as thou art, and yet so easy to be approached, who sittest so high above this earth, and yet makest thyself...
Página 166 - ... familiar to me, though I could not recollect when or where I had ever seen him.
Página 146 - The device represented in this rude painting was the sun marking its progress on a dial, and the motto underneath was " Ma revolution esb invincible, Telle est la votre, Francois.

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