Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Том 75

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William Blackwood, 1854

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Сторінка 588 - By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion. We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof. For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; and they that wasted us required of us mirth, saying, Sing us one of the songs of Zion.
Сторінка 415 - And an highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called, the way of holiness ; the unclean shall not pass over it; but it shall be for those: the way-faring men, though fools, shall not err therein.
Сторінка 479 - Ishmael is upon them ; their hand is against every man, and every man's hand is against them.
Сторінка 308 - To hem his watery march, and dam his streams, And split his currents ; that for many a league The shorn and parcell'd Oxus strains along Through beds of sand and matted rushy isles — Oxus, forgetting the bright speed he had In his high...
Сторінка 307 - So said he, and dropp'd Sohrab's hand, and left His bed, and the warm rugs whereon he lay ; And o'er his chilly limbs his woollen coat He pass'd, and tied his sandals on his feet, And threw a white cloak round him, and he took In his right hand a ruler's staff, no sword ; And on his head he...
Сторінка 310 - Full on this casement shone the wintry moon, And threw warm gules on Madeline's fair breast, As down she knelt for Heaven's grace and boon; Rose-bloom fell on her hands, together prest, And on her silver cross soft amethyst, And on her hair a glory, like a saint. She seem'da splendid angel, newly drest, Save wings, for Heaven: — Porphyro grew faint: She knelt, so pure a thing, so free from mortal taint.
Сторінка 308 - mid their broken flights of steps Lie prone, enormous, down the mountain side, So in the sand lay Rustum by his son. And night came down over the solemn waste, And the two gazing hosts, and that sole pair, And darkened all; and a cold fog, with night, Crept from the Oxus.
Сторінка 304 - The terrible old mythic story on which the drama was founded stood, before he entered the theatre, traced in its bare outlines upon the spectator's mind; it stood in his memory, as a group of statuary, faintly seen, at the end of a long and dark vista...
Сторінка 356 - Others, during the paroxysm, saw the heavens open, and the Saviour enthroned with the Virgin Mary ; according as the religious notions of the age were strangely and variously reflected in their imaginations.
Сторінка 308 - Both armies moved to camp, and took their meal; The Persians took it on the open sands Southward, the Tartars by the river marge; And Rustum and his son were left alone.

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