The Complete Poems of Sir John Davies, Zväzok 1

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Chatto and Windus, 1876

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Strana xcvii - But tell me, tell me! speak again, Thy soft response renewing— What makes that ship drive on so fast? What is the ocean doing?' Second Voice 'Still as a slave before his lord, The ocean hath no blast; His great bright eye most silently Up to the Moon is cast— If he may know which way to go; For she guides him smooth or grim. See, brother, see! how graciously She looketh down on him.
Strana 81 - O, what is man, great Maker of mankind, That Thou to him so great respect dost bear, That Thou adorn'st him with so bright a mind, Mak'st him a king, and e'en an angel's peer.
Strana lxix - Nor as the spider in his web is pent; Nor as the wax retains the print in it; Nor as a vessel water doth contain; Nor as one liquor in another shed; Nor as the heat doth in the fire remain; Nor as a voice throughout the air is spread. But as the...
Strana xxiii - O thou invisible spirit of wine ! if thou hast no name to be known by, let us call thee devil.
Strana 3 - Nosce Teipsum. This Oracle expounded in two Elegies. 1. Of Humane Knowledge. 2. Of the Soule of Man, and the immortalitie thereof.
Strana 88 - In that to God she doth directly move ; And on no mortal thing can make her stay, She cannot be from hence, but from above.
Strana 87 - Noah's dove, can no sure footing take, She doth return from whence she first was sent, And flies...
Strana li - State in the sum of 500,000 francs. It was in struggling against the decision of this committee that the last days of Beaumarchais were consumed . After passing a happy evening with his family and a few chosen friends, on the 17th of May, he was found dead in his bed on the morning of the 18th of May, 1799.

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