Tales of the Academy, 1. kötet

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Cowie and Company, Poultry; Simpkin and Marshall, Stationers' Court; Thorp and Burch, Aldgate; H. Mozley, Derby; and P. Youngman, Witham and Maldon, Essex, 1820 - 266 oldal

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139. oldal - But who the melodies of morn can tell ? — The wild brook babbling down the mountain side ; The lowing herd ; the sheepfold's simple bell ; The pipe of early shepherd dim descried In the lone valley ; echoing far and wide, The clamorous horn along the cliffs above ; The hollow murmur of the ocean-tide ; The hum of bees ; the linnet's lay of love ; And the full choir that wakes the universal grove.
139. oldal - The hum of bees, the linnet's lay of love, And the full choir that wakes the universal grove. The cottage-curs at early pilgrim bark; Crown'd with her pail the tripping milkmaid sings; The whistling ploughman stalks afield; and, hark!
86. oldal - Corinth fell ill and died ; after her interment, her nurse collected together sundry ornaments with which she used to be pleased, and putting them into a basket, placed it near her tomb ; and, lest they should be injured by the weather, she covered the basket with a tile. It happened the basket was placed on a root of acanthus, which, in spring, shot forth its leaves.
220. oldal - You shall well and truly try, and true deliverance make, between the State of Florida and the prisoner at the bar whom you shall have in charge, according to the evidence. So help you God.
139. oldal - Through rustling corn the hare astonished springs ; Slow tolls the village clock the drowsy hour ; The partridge bursts away on whirring wings ; Deep mourns the turtle in sequestered bower, And shrill lark carols clear from her aerial tower.
86. oldal - Happily, Callimachus, a most ingenious sculptor, passing that way, was struck with the beauty, elegance, and novelty of the basket, surrounded by the acanthus leaves ; and according to this idea or example he afterwards made columns for the Corinthians, ordaining the proportions such as constitute the Corinthian order.
88. oldal - Frize was the height occupied by the cross beams which formed part of the roof and tied the building together, and from the projecting ends of which arose the idea of the Triglyph ; the intermediate space was the Metope. The Cornice, and its ornaments, were the ends or outer edge of the timbers, rafters, &c. of the roof. The Mutules, Denteles, Modillions, &c. from the above source also, were accidental hints improved...
86. oldal - Lest they should be injured by the weather, she covered the basket with a tile. It happened that the basket was placed on a root of acanthus, which in...
87. oldal - ... a square tile or stone, placed under the trunk of the tree...
86. oldal - It happened the basket was placed on a root of acanthus, which, in spring, shot forth its leaves. These, running up the side of the basket, naturally formed a kind of volute in the turn given by the tile to the leaves. Happily, Callimachus, a most ingenious sculptor, passing that way, was struck with the beauty, elegance, and novelty of the basket, surrounded by the acanthus leaves ; and according to this idea or example he afterwards...

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