Switzerland; or, A journal of a tour and residence in that country in ... 1817, 1818 and 1819: followed by an historical sketch, المجلد 2

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الصفحة 330 - S'élève un mont, vrai séjour des hivers; Son front allier se perd dans les nuages. Ses fondements sont au creux des enfers ; Au pied du mont sont des antres sauvages, Du dieu du jour ignorés à jamais : C'est de Rousseau le digne et noir palais; Là se tapit ce sombre énergumène, Cet ennemi de la nature humaine, Pétri d'orgueil et dévoré de fiel; 11 fuit le monde, et craint de voir le ciel...
الصفحة 23 - V. after it began to recover some degree of tranquillity towards the close of the sixth century. The Saxons were then masters of South Britain, the Franks of Gaul, the Huns of Pannonia, the Goths of Spain, the Goths and Lombards of Italy, and, as we have seen, the Burgundians, Alemanni, and Ostrogoths, of Switzerland. Very faint vestiges of Roman policy, jurisprudence, arts, and literature, remained ; new forms of government, new laws, new manners, new languages, new dresses, and new names of men...
الصفحة 38 - The king or general who led them to conquest, continuing still to be the head of the colony, had, of course, the largest portion allotted to him. Having thus acquired the means of rewarding past services, as well as of gaining...
الصفحة 331 - II jappe et fuit, et mord qui le caresse. « Ce qui surtout me plaît et m'intéresse , C'est que de secte il a changé trois fois, En peu de temps, pour faire un meilleur choix.
الصفحة 22 - ... if a man were called to fix the period during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Domitian to the accession of Cornmodus.
الصفحة 280 - God, whose infinite goodness and omnipotence cannot be supposed to have doomed beforehand some men to everlasting torments, and some others to everlasting bliss. He would have been made to atone for his opinions with his life, if the other reformed churches in Switzerland, all inclined to his way of thinking, had not interposed in his favour*. A poor dyer of Geneva, who dabbled in theology, was made to beg pardon on his knees before the consistory for saying that Calvin might, after all, be in an...
الصفحة 22 - If a man were called to fix upon the period in the history of the world, during which the condition of the human race was most calamitous and afflicted, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Theodosius the Great, to the establishment of the Lombards in Italy.
الصفحة 481 - ... et illustres. Mais la populace était également contente et ne sentait point cette immense différence , parce qu'on l'amusait à donner ses votes, qui , tous recueillis, ne valaient pas plus que les voix de quelques grands de Rome. Ensuite, pourquoi voudriez-vous priver ces pâtres du seul divertissement qu'ils peuvent avoir? Menant une vie uniforme qui leur laisse de grands loisirs , il est naturel , il est nécessaire qu'ils s'occupent immédiatement de la chose publique. C'est cruel d'ôter...
الصفحة 480 - Le rétablissement de l'ancien ordre de choses dans, les cantons démocratiques, est ce qu'il ya de plus convenable et pour vous et pour moi. Ce sont eux, ce sont leurs formes de gouvernement qui vous distinguent dans le monde, qui vous rendent intéressans au yeux de l'Europe. Sans ces démocraties , vous ne présenteriez...
الصفحة 448 - ... own subsistence during the approaching winter, yet were we compelled to feed this multitude for awhile, and permanently a garrison of three or four hundred men stationed at Airolo. Men and women, and all the cattle, were employed, without any salary, in transporting military stores during the whole winter. Early in March following, the passage of the whole army penetrating into the Grisons, brought an increase of fatigue, losses, and dangers ; many perished, or were maimed among the precipices....

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