Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa: Greece, Egypt, and the Holy Land

T. Cadell and W. Davies in the Strand, 1818

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Σελίδα 145 - Ionian blast, Hail the bright clime of battle and of song; Long shall thine annals and immortal tongue Fill with thy fame the youth of many a shore ; Boast of the aged ! lesson of the young ! Which sages venerate and bards adore, As Pallas and the Muse unveil their awful lore.
Σελίδα 480 - And he took butter, and milk, and the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them; and he stood by them under the tree, and they did eat.
Σελίδα 143 - Proclaim thee Nature's varied favourite now : Thy fanes, thy temples to thy surface bow, Commingling slowly with heroic earth, Broke by the share of every rustic plough...
Σελίδα 38 - ... when the fitful dream of human existence, with all its turbulent illusions, shall be dispelled, and the last sun having set in the last night of the world, a brighter dawn than ever gladdened the universe shall renovate the dominions of darkness and of death.
Σελίδα 37 - When we go out into the fields in the evening of the year, a different voice approaches us. We regard, even in spite • of ourselves, the still but steady advances of time. A few days ago, and the summer of the year was grateful, and every element was filled with life, and the sun of Heaven seemed to glory in his ascendant. He is now enfeebled in his power ; the desert no more
Σελίδα 255 - From hence I got to the Parsonage a little before sunset, and saw in my glass a picture, that if I could transmit to you, and fix it in all the softness of its living colours, would fairly sell for a thousand pounds.
Σελίδα 145 - tis haunted, holy ground, No earth of thine is lost in vulgar mould, But one vast realm of wonder spreads around, And all the Muse's tales seem truly told, Till the sense aches with gazing to behold The scenes our earliest dreams have dwelt upon: Each hill and dale, each deepening glen and wold Defies the power which crush'd thy temples gone: Age shakes Athena's tower, but spares gray Marathon.
Σελίδα 4 - There the girl, like Thetis, treading on a soft carpet, has her white and delicate feet naked ; the nails tinged with red. Her trowsers, which in winter are of red cloth, and in summer of fine calico or thin...
Σελίδα 4 - Thetis, treading on a soft carpet, bai her white and delicate feet naked ; the nails tinged with red. Her trowsers, which in winter are of red cloth, and in summer of fine calico or thin gauze, descend from the hip to the...
Σελίδα 444 - It is one of the few remaining cities which has preserved the ancient form of its fortifications ; the mural turrets yet standing, and the walls that support them being entire. Their antiquity is perhaps unknown ; for although they have been ascribed to the Greek emperors, it is very evident that they were constructed in two distinct periods of time ; the old Cyclopean masonry remaining in the lower parts of them, surmounted by an upper structure of brickwork.

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