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Сторінка 257 - True, I talk of dreams ; Which are the children of an idle brain, Begot of nothing but vain fantasy ; Which is as thin of substance as the air ; And more inconstant than the wind...
Сторінка 282 - He who ascends to mountain-tops, shall find The loftiest peaks most wrapt in clouds and snow ; He who surpasses or subdues mankind, Must look down on the hate of those below. Though high above the sun of glory glow, And far beneath the earth and ocean spread, Round him are icy rocks, and loudly blow Contending tempests on his naked head, And thus reward the toils which to those summits led.
Сторінка 74 - O thou invisible spirit of wine ! if thou hast no name to be known by, let us call thee devil.
Сторінка 165 - ... lifeless spectator of the mischiefs which threaten us, unconscious of the dangers which surround us, and indifferent to the consequences which may follow. Hanover is lost ; England is menaced with invasion ; Ireland is in rebellion ; Europe is at the foot of France.
Сторінка 165 - ... to shed the last drop of my blood in support of Your Majesty's person, crown, and dignity ; for this is not a war for empire, glory, or dominion, but for existence. In this contest, the lowest and humblest of Your Majesty's subjects have been called on...
Сторінка 134 - His reign is marked by the rare advantage of furnishing very few materials for history; which is, indeed, little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.
Сторінка 270 - It was, I ween, a lovely spot of ground ; And there a season atween June and May, Half...
Сторінка 165 - I ask to be allowed to display the best energies of my character ; to shed the last drop of my blood in support of your Majesty's person, crown, and dignity: for this is not a war for empire, glory, and dominion, but for existence.
Сторінка 164 - HF) were placed for change of air ; and she was quite enchanted at being known by them, and at having to boast of her extraordinary mode of walking over the country. Sometimes, the Princess philosophizes : here is a sample of her philosophy. She said one day, " Suspense is very great bore, but we live only de poor beings of de hour — and we ought always to try to make us happy so long we do live. To tell you God's truth...
Сторінка 249 - Casa mia, casa mia, per piccina che tu sia, tu mi sembri una badia — E questi due tenerissimi : Casa mia, mamma mia — Legami mani e piei, e gettami tra

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