History and Criticism: Being Studies on Conciergerie, Bianca Cappello, Wallenstein, Calderon, Carlyle, Goethe, Faust, Taine

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T. F. Unwin, 1896 - 292 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 200 - But Peter said unto him, Thy money perish with thee, because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money...
الصفحة 265 - Den Franzosen wird der Verstand im Wege sein, und sie werden nicht bedenken, daß die Phantasie ihre eigenen Gesetze hat, denen der Verstand nicht beikommen kann und soll.
الصفحة 145 - I am the king of Sweden, and seal with my blood the Protestant religion, and the liberties of Germany" — a sentence of almost prophetic truth.
الصفحة 168 - I think, by nobody be blamed, and much less of the high and excellent tragedy, that openeth the greatest wounds, and showeth forth the ulcers that are covered with tissue ; that maketh kings fear to be tyrants, and tyrants manifest their tyrannical humours ; that with stirring the effects of admiration and commiseration teacheth the uncertainty of this world, and upon how weak foundations gilden roofs are builded...
الصفحة 168 - Comedy will (I think) by nobody be blamed, and much less of the high and excellent Tragedy, that openeth the greatest wounds, and showeth forth the ulcers that are covered with tissue...
الصفحة 257 - MY Song, I fear that thou wilt find but few Who fitly shall conceive thy reasoning, Of such hard matter dost thou entertain ; Whence, if by misadventure, chance should bring Thee to base company, (as chance may do) Quite unaware of what thou dost contain, I prithee, comfort thy sweet self again, My last delight! tell them that they are dull, And bid them own that thou art beautiful.
الصفحة 23 - The death of thee gladdens my very heart, m'enivre de joie;" Robespierre opened his eyes; "Scelerat, go down to Hell, with the curses of all wives and mothers!" — At the foot of the scaffold, they stretched him on the ground till his turn came. Lifted aloft, his eyes again opened; caught the bloody axe. Samson wrenched the coat off him; wrenched the dirty linen from his jaw: the jaw fell powerless, there burst from him a cry; hideous to hear and see.
الصفحة 249 - ... it must even go into the world's history that the best poet led an obscure and profane life, using his genius for the public amusement.
الصفحة 71 - Implored your highness' pardon and set forth A deep repentance: nothing in his life Became him like the leaving it; he died As one that had been studied in his death, To throw away the dearest thing he owed As 'twere a careless trifle.
الصفحة 203 - For ourselves, we answer that French Revolution means here the open violent Rebellion, and Victory, of disimprisoned Anarchy against corrupt worn-out Authority...

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