A Tour Through Sicily and Malta, in a Series of Letters to William Beckford, Esq. of Somerly in Suffolk

الغلاف الأمامي
Abernethy & Walker, 1809 - 358 من الصفحات

الصفحات المحددة

طبعات أخرى - عرض جميع المقتطفات

عبارات ومصطلحات مألوفة

مقاطع مشهورة

الصفحة 80 - Lives through all life, extends through all extent, Spreads undivided, operates unspent ; Breathes in our soul, informs our mortal part, As full, as perfect in a hair as heart ; As full, as perfect in vile man that mourns, As the rapt seraph that adores and burns. To Him no high, no low, no great, no small ; He fills, He bounds, connects and equals all.
الصفحة 80 - That, changed through all, and yet in all the same; Great in the earth, as in the ethereal frame; Warms in the sun, refreshes in the breeze, Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees; Lives through all life, extends through all extent; Spreads undivided, operates unspent!
الصفحة 192 - Pretty ! in amber to observe the forms Of hairs, or straws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there.
الصفحة 100 - All appears enchantment ; and it is with difficulty we can believe we are still on earth. — The senses, unaccustomed to the sublimity of such a scene, are bewildered and confounded...
الصفحة 100 - Both sea and land looked dark and confused, as if only emerging from their original chaos, and light and darkness seemed still undivided ; till the morning, by degrees advancing, completed the separation. The stars are extinguished, and the shades disappear.
الصفحة 302 - Not that fair field Of Enna, where Proserpine gathering flowers, Herself a fairer flower by gloomy Dis Was gathered, which cost Ceres all that pain To seek her through the world...
الصفحة 180 - Aboqt three quarters of an hour after midnight, there appeared to the south-west of the city a great black cloud, which, as it approached,, changed its colour, till at last it became like a flame of fire, mixed with black smoke. A dreadful noise was heard on its approach, that alarmed the whole city. It passed over...
الصفحة 333 - Ask where's the North? at York, 'tis on the Tweed; In Scotland, at the Orcades; and there, At Greenland, Zembla, or the Lord knows where.
الصفحة 236 - ... years, yet none are reduced to skeletons. The muscles, indeed, in some appear to be a good deal more shrunk than in others ; probably because these persons had been more extenuated at the time of their death. Here the people of Palermo pay daily visits to their deceased friends, and recall with pleasure and regret the scenes of their past life.
الصفحة 47 - The air, strongly impregnated with this matter, and confined betwixt two ridges of mountains — at the same time exceedingly agitated from below by the violence of the current, and the impetuous whirling of the waters — may it not be supposed to produce a variety of appearances ? And may not the lively Sicilian imaginations, animated by a belief in demons, and all the wild offspring of superstition, give these appearances as great a variety of forms ? Remember, I do not say it is so ; and hope...

معلومات المراجع