The British Poets: Including Translations ...

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C. Whittingham, 1822

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Strana 310 - Behold, I will stand before thee there upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt smite the rock, and there shall come water out of it, that the people may drink: and Moses did so in the sight of the elders of Israel.
Strana 310 - shalt smite the rock, and there shall come water out of it, that the people may drink: and Moses did so in the sight of the elders of Israel.' And in the Psalms: ' He smote the stony rock, so that the waters gushed out, and the streams flowed withal.
Strana 294 - in a boggy Syrtis, neither sea Nor good dry land; nigh founder'd on he fares, Treading the crude consistence, half on foot, Half flying; behoves him now both sail and oar. Major
Strana 275 - Then listen I To the celestial Sirens' harmony, That sit upon the nine infolded spheres, And sing to those that hold the vital shears, And tarn the adamantine spindle round,
Strana 294 - two wide shallow gulfs which penetrate very far within the northern coast of Africa, between Carthage and Cyrene, in a part where it already retires very far back, to form the middle bason or widest part of the Mediterranean sea. The north and east winds of course exert their full force on these shores, which are
Strana 199 - To dance With Lapland witches, while the labouring moon Eclipses at their charms. And Shakspeare, in Hamlet: Thou dead corse, again, in complete steel,
Strana 296 - tis a sea with shallows bank'd around, Or 'tis a broken land with waters drown'd; Here shores advanced o'er Neptune's rule we find, And there an inland ocean lags behind. Thus Nature's purpose, by herself destroyed, Is useless to herself and unemploy'd, And part of her creation still is void.
Strana 270 - storms around, and mists eternal rise, Beat its bleak brow, and intercept the skies. When all the broad expansion, bright with day, Glows with the' autumnal or the summer ray : The summer and the autumn glow in vain; The sky for ever lours, for ever clouds remain. Impervious to the step of man it stands, Though borne by twenty feet, though arm'd with twenty hands,
Strana 313 - leather. In every other respect the dress is the same. It appears by the very name, that the robe of the statues of Minerva was borrowed from Africa. The women of this country wear below their garments goat skins without the hair, fringed and stained of a red colour: from which part of dress the word
Strana 269 - alludes to these descriptions: Far less abhorr'd than these Vex'd Scylla, bathing in the sea that parts Calabria from the hoarse

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