Journal of a Voyage Up the Mediterranean: Principally Among the Islands of the Archipelago, and in Asia Minor, Including Many Interesting Particulars Relative to the Greek Revolution ... ; to which is Added An Essay of the Fanariotes, Volume 1
C. and J. Rivington, 1826 - 423 pages
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Page 88 - She looks a sea Cybele, fresh from ocean, Rising with her tiara of proud towers At airy distance, with majestic motion, A ruler of the waters and their powers...
Page 265 - tis the mind that makes the body rich ; And as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, So honour peereth in the meanest habit. What, is the jay more precious than the lark, Because his feathers are more beautiful ? Or is the adder better than the eel, Because his painted skin contents the eye...
Page 280 - Wherein we can show the poet is worthy to have it before any other competitors, among whom principally to challenge it step forth the moral philosophers, whom methinks I see coming towards me with a sullen gravity, as though they could not abide vice by daylight, rudely clothed for to witness outwardly their contempt of outward things, with books in their hands against glory, whereto they set their names, sophistically speaking against subtlety, and angry with any man in whom they see the foul fault...
Page 49 - ... s'est retrouvé tout entier. Les peintures, les bronzes, étaient encore dans leur beauté première, et tout ce qui peut servir aux usages domestiques, est conservé d'une manière effrayante. Les amphores sont encore préparées pour le festin du jour suivant; la farine qui allait être pétrie, est encore là; les restes d'une femme sont encore ornés des parures qu'elle portait dans le jour de fête que le volcan a troublé, et ses bras desséchés ne remplissent plus le bracelet de pierreries...
Page 284 - The love of praise, howe'er conceal'd by art, Reigns, more or less, and glows, in every heart : The proud, to gain it, toils on toils endure ; The modest shun it, but to make it sure.
Page 284 - It aids the dancer's heel, the writer's head, And heaps the plain with mountains of the dead ; Nor ends with life ; but nods in sable plumes, Adorns our hearse, and flatters on our tombs.
Page 348 - In the month of May, namely, on May-day in the morning, every man, except impediment, would walk into the sweet meadows and green woods, there to rejoice their spirits with the beauty and savour of sweet flowers, and with the harmony of birds, praising God in their kind...
Page 49 - Jamais des édifices exposés à l'air ne se seraient ainsi maintenus , et ce souvenir enfoui s'est retrouvé tout entier. Les peintures, les bronzes étaient encore dans leur beauté première, et tout ce qui peut servir aux usages domestiques est conservé d'une manière effrayante. Les amphores...
Page 124 - Ye winds, that have made me your sport, Convey to this desolate shore Some cordial endearing report Of a land I shall visit no more. My friends, do they now and then send A wish or a thought after me ? O tell me I yet have a friend, Though a friend I am never to see.
Page 121 - Chalcis' walls, and strong Eretria ; The Isteian fields, for generous vines renown'd, The fair Carystos, and the Styrian ground ; Where Dios from her towers o'erlooks the plain, And high Cerinthus views the neighbouring main. Down their broad shoulders falls a length of hair ; Their hands dismiss not...