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Pàgina 397 - Nothing is more certain than that our manners, our civilization, and all the good things which are connected with manners and with civilization, have in this European world of ours depended for ages upon two principles, and were indeed the result of both combined: I mean the spirit of a gentleman and the spirit of religion.
Pàgina 70 - The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving. No nightly trance or breathed spell Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell.
Pàgina 262 - The whole in cases and concerns occurring and recurring At every turn and every day domestic and familiar, So that the audience, one and all, from personal experience, Were competent to judge the piece, and form a fair opinion Whether my scenes and sentiments agreed with truth and nature. I never took them by surprise to storm their understandings, With Memnons and Tydides's and idle rattle-trappings Of battle-steeds and clattering shields to scare them from their senses ; But for a test (perhaps...
Pàgina 253 - O'er ocean and earth, and aloft to the sky : And all the world over, we're friends to the lover, And when other means fail, we are found to prevail, When a Peacock or Pheasant is sent as a present.
Pàgina 258 - Let us hasten — let us fly — Where the lovely meadows lie; Where the living waters flow; Where the roses bloom and blow. — Heirs of immortality, Segregated, safe and pure, Easy, sorrowless, secure; Since our earthly course is run, We behold a brighter sun. Holy lives — a holy vow — Such rewards await them now.
Pàgina 342 - France, which prevailed at the end of the last and the beginning of the present century, were again awakened by the substitution of the republic for the monarchy.
Pàgina 396 - Although the progress of civilization has undoubtedly contributed to assuage the fiercer passions of human nature, it seems to have been less favourable to the virtue of chastity, whose most dangerous enemy is the softness of the mind.
Pàgina 190 - Tragedy, then, is an imitation of some action that is important, entire, and of a proper magnitude...
Pàgina 241 - All my wars and fights are o'er : Other battles please me more, With my neighbour's maid, the Thracian, Found marauding in the wood ; Seizing on the fair occasion, With a quick retaliation Making an immediate booty Of her innocence and beauty. — If a drunken head should ache, Bones and heads we never break. If we quarrel over night ; At a full carousing soak, In the morning all is right ; And the shield hung out of sight In the chimney smoke.
Pàgina 246 - In the present instance, as the poetical advocate of his party, he had already stated their claims to public confidence and favour; and, in the concluding lines, had deprecated the jealousy and envy to which they were exposed. He now wishes to give a striking instance of their spirit and alacrity in the service of the country ; and it is given accordingly, in the most uninvidious manner, in a tone of extravagant burlesque humour.