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173. oldal - Now rings the woodland loud and long, * The distance takes a lovelier hue, And drowned in yonder living blue The lark becomes a sightless song. Now dance the lights on lawn and lea, The flocks are whiter down the vale, And milkier every milky sail On winding stream or distant sea ; Where now the seamew pipes, or dives In yonder greening gleam, and fly The happy birds, that...
331. oldal - Surely no one ever hit upon a worthier hero of romance, not from the days of Apuleius to those of Le Sage or of Bulwer Lytton. Sometimes the scene and the very title of his romance have been some renowned structure, a palace, a prison, or a fortress. It is thus with the 'Tower of London,' 'Windsor Castle,
82. oldal - England." Its style is lofty and eloquent, written with candour, neither exaggerating vices of character, nor reviving national animosities, but rendering a just tribute to virtue, wherever found.
324. oldal - Prescott's Works in point of style rank with the ablest English historians, and paragraphs may be found in which the grace and elegance of Addison are combined with Robertson's cadence and Gibson's brilliancy.
326. oldal - Including their Church and State, the Re-organization of the Inquisition, the Rise, Progress, and Consolidation of the Jesuits, and the means taken to effect the Counter-reformation in Germany, to revive Komanism in France, and to suppress Protestant Principles in the South of Europe.
82. oldal - York. His works have been translated into Spanish, German, French, and Italian; and, into whatever region they have penetrated, they have met a cordial welcome, and done much to raise the character of American letters and scholarship."— WMppl&a Essay.
82. oldal - Work is now complete as far as he has written it, and contains the history of the American Revolution considered in all its causes — the rise of the Union of the United States from the body of the people— the change in the colonial policy of France — and the consequences of the endeavours of Great Britain to consolidate her power over America.
326. oldal - Rneeell's labours is comparatively short, yet such are the stupendous events which are crowded into it, and such their extraordinary importance, as to render a succinct and luminous exhibition of them a matter of general interest. Nor is it possible that they should ever cease to interest the inhabitants of Europe. Posterity will find in...
327. oldal - Edition, with Continuation to the Death of Wellington. With Portraits of all the Sovereigns. " In this edition, the editor has added some facts which had been overlooked...
329. oldal - The above are printed on superior paper, bound in cloth. Each volume is embellished with an Illustration ; and this Standard Edition is admirably suited for private, select, and public Libraries. The odd Numbers and Parts to complete volumes may be obtained...

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