The Angler in Wales: Or, Days and Nights of Sportsmen, المجلد 2

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Richard Bentley, 1834 - 348 من الصفحات
Includes anecdotes of Shelley and Byron.

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الصفحة 76 - Most willingly,' returned the Bishop ; ' in whatever state I am, I first of all look up" to heaven, and remember, that my principal business here is to get there ; I then look down upon the earth, and call to mind how small a...
الصفحة 331 - And he will be a wild man ; his hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him ; and he shall dwell in the presence of all his brethren.
الصفحة 73 - Moguls)t extended their sway from the mountains of Cashmir to Cape Comorin, and from Candahar to the gulf of Bengal. Since the reign of Aurungzebe, their empire has been dissolved; their treasures of Delhi have been rifled by a Persian robber, and the richest of their kingdoms is now possessed by a company of Christian merchants, of a remote island in the northern ocean.
الصفحة 175 - His youth was distinguished by all the tumult and storm of pleasures, in which he most licentiously triumphed, disdaining all decorum. His fine imagination has often been heated and exhausted with his body, in celebrating and deifying the prostitute of the night ; and his convivial joys were pushed to all the extravagancy of frantic Bacchanals.
الصفحة 219 - And sought those leafy labyrinths, motion-proof Against the air, that in that stillness, deep And solemn, struck upon my forehead bare...
الصفحة 191 - Orrery, who knew him, it united the wisdom of Socrates, the dignity and ease of Pliny, and the wit of Horace.
الصفحة 220 - Bright lady, who, if looks had ever power To bear true witness of the heart within, Dost bask under the beams of love, come lower Towards this bank.
الصفحة 193 - It has a divine and supernatural beauty as one who walks through the world untouched by its corruptions, its corrupting cares; it looks like one who unconsciously yet with delight confers pleasure and peace.
الصفحة 110 - A mansion with bones for its rafters and beams ; with nerves and tendons for cords ; with muscles and blood for mortar ; with skin for its outward covering; filled with no sweet perfume, but loaded with...
الصفحة 29 - ... nec validi possunt pontes venientis aquai / vim subitam tolerare; ita magno turbidus imbri / molibus incurrit validis cum viribus amnis; / dat sonitu magno stragem volvitque sub undis / grandia saxa, ruit qua quicquid fluctibus obstat.

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