Zillah: A Tale of the Holy City, Том 1

Предна корица
 

Какво казват хората - Напишете рецензия

Не намерихме рецензии на обичайните места.

Избрани страници

Други издания - Преглед на всички

Често срещани думи и фрази

Популярни откъси

Страница 112 - ... take away the bravery of their tinkling ornaments about their feet, and their cauls, and their round tires like the moon, the chains, and the bracelets, and the mufflers, the bonnets, and the ornaments of the legs, and the headbands, and the tablets, and the earrings, the rings, and nose jewels, the changeable suits of apparel, and the mantles, and the wimples, and the crisping pins, the glasses, and the fine linen, and the hoods, and the veils.
Страница ii - We would by no means rank the author of ' Brambletye House' among imitators. He has too much genius, too much boldness, too much originality, to be put among such a class. " The Author of Brambletye House has great power, very great power ; and while reading him, we feel that we have a master to deal with ; and if he do not reach the grandeur to which the Author of Waverley...
Страница 112 - And it shall come to pass, that instead of sweet smell there shall be stink; and instead of a girdle a rent; and instead of well set hair baldness; and instead of a stomacher a girding of sackcloth; and burning instead of beauty.
Страница xxi - But, although the size of Jerusalem was not extensive, its very situation, on the brink of rugged hills, encircled by deep and wild valleys, bounded by eminences whose sides were covered with groves and gardens, added to its numerous towers and temple, must have given it a singular and gloomy magnificence, scarcely possessed by any other city in the world.
Страница 29 - Her love, be it remembered, had grown with her growth and strengthened with her strength. It was...
Страница 115 - So he gat his people great honour, and put on a breastplate as a giant, and girt his warlike harness about him, and he made battles, protecting the host with his sword. In his acts he was like a lion, and like a lion's whelp roaring for his prey.
Страница 72 - These were blue, which, being a celestial colour, was in high favour, and much used for cuffs and trimmings ; though it was not deemed decorous to have the whole apparel of this hue, since none more was used about the curtains and veils of the tabernacle. Her under-garment, of fine linen, reaching to the ankles, and bordered also with blue, had been decorated by her own skilful needle with clouded colours, which bore the name of feather-work. Across her bosom was a pectoral of byssus, a sort of silk...
Страница ii - Waverly occasionally rises, his course is more regular, his vigour better sustained, and a more steady interest is kept up throughout. If we are less frequently astonished we are more uniformly pleased ; and if there be less energy of genius, there are, at least, equal correctness of taste, and an...
Страница xx - ALTHOUGH the size of Jerusalem was not extensive, its very situation, on the brink of rugged hills, encircled by deep and wild valleys, bounded by eminences whose sides were covered with groves and gardens, added to its numerous towers, and temple, must have given it a singular and gloomy magnificence scarcely possessed by any other city in the world.

Библиография