The Works of Professor Wilson of the University of Edinburgh: Noctes ambrosianae

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Страница 303 - And he spake of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springeth out of the wall: he spake also of beasts, and of fowl, and of creeping things, and of fishes.
Страница 57 - To stop — no record hath told where ! And tempting fancy to ascend, And with immortal Spirits blend ! — Wings at my shoulders seem to play; But. rooted here, I stand and gaze On those bright steps that heavenward raise Their practicable way. Come forth, ye drooping old men, look abroad, And see to what fair countries ye are bound...
Страница 263 - twas a bashful art, That I might rather feel, than see, The swelling of her heart. I calmed her fears, and she was calm, And told her love with virgin pride; And so I won my Genevieve, My bright and beauteous Bride.
Страница 82 - A painted vest prince Vortigern had on, Which from a naked Pict his grandsire won.
Страница 112 - And you, brave COBHAM ! to the latest breath, Shall feel your ruling passion strong in death : Such in those moments as in all the past ; " Oh, save my country, Heaven !
Страница 261 - Until he came unto the Wash Of Edmonton so gay; And there he threw the Wash about, On both sides of the way, Just like unto a trundling mop, Or a wild goose at play. At Edmonton his loving wife From the balcony spied Her tender husband, wondering much To see how he did ride. " Stop, stop, John Gilpin! Here's the house!" They all at once did cry; "The dinner waits and we are tired.
Страница 275 - Who but must laugh if such a man there be ? Who would not weep if Atticus were he?
Страница 311 - Crafty) said unto himself, I will arise and go unto a magician, which is of my friends : of a surety he will devise some remedy, and free me out of all my distresses. " 27. So he arose and came unto that great magician, which hath his dwelling in the old fastness, hard by the River Jordan, which is by the Border.
Страница 156 - It is well to be off with the old love Before we are on with the new...
Страница 42 - Cashgar, a Tartar kingdom on the extreme borders of China. From the Chinese frontier, he stretched his immediate jurisdiction or feudatory sway to the west and south, as far as the mountains of Georgia, the neighbourhood of Constantinople, the holy city of Jerusalem, and the spicy groves of Arabia Felix.

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