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

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

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Σελίδα 455 - And the coney, because he cheweth the cud, but divideth not the hoof; he is unclean unto you.
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 crushed thy temples gone : Age shakes Athena's tower, but spares gray Marathon.
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...
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 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 478 - 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 442 - ... five or six miles ; but a great part of the space within the walls is void. 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...
Σελίδα 4 - ... hanging loosely about her limbs ; the lower portion embroidered with flowers, and appearing beneath the shift, which has the sleeves wide and open, and the seams and edges curiously adorned with needle-work. Her vest is of silk, exactly fitted to the form of the bosom, and the shape of the bodjr, which it rather covers than conceals, and is shorter than the shift.
Σελίδα 38 - And if there be a spot upon earth pre-eminently calculated to awaken the solemn sentiments which such a view of nature is fitted to make upon all men, it may surely be found in the Plain of Marathon ; where, amidst the wreck of generations, and the graves of ancient heroes, we elevate our thoughts towards Him " in whose sight a thousand years are but as yesterday...
Σελίδα 475 - Athens. Thus, although not in all the freshness of its living colours, yet in all its grandeur, doth GREECE actually present itself to the mind's eye — and may the impression never be...

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