The Miscellaneous Works of Joseph Addison, Band 4

D. A. Talboys, 1830

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Seite 95 - Within a long recess there lies a bay : An island shades it from the rolling sea, And forms a port secure for ships to ride : Broke by the jutting land on either side, In double streams the briny waters glide...
Seite 154 - The Palatine, proud Rome's imperial seat, (An awful pile!) stands venerably great: Thither the kingdoms and the nations come, In supplicating crowds to learn their doom; To Delphi less th...
Seite 33 - ... among billows, thrown up and down by tempests, deaf to hearing, dumb to speech, and terrible to behold: notwithstanding, I say, these natural disadvantages, the Divine Greatness shows itself in you after a very wonderful manner. In you are seen the mighty mysteries of an infinite goodness. The holy scripture has always made use of you, as the types and shadows of some profound sacrament.
Seite 75 - It was indeed the most proper place in the world for a fury to make her exit, after she had filled a nation with distractions and alarms; and I believe every reader's imagination is pleased when he sees the angry goddess thus sinking, as it were, in a tempest, and plunging herself into hell, amidst such a scene of horror and confusion.
Seite 1 - We were here shown at a distance the Deserts, which have been rendered so famous by the penance of Mary Magdalene, who, after her arrival with Lazarus and Joseph of Arimathea at Marseilles, is said to have wept away the rest of her life among these solitary rocks and mountains. It is so romantic a scene, that it has always probably given occasion to such chimerical relations...
Seite 135 - And rolled his yellow billows to the sea. About him, and above, and round the wood, The birds that haunt the borders of his flood, That bathed within, or basked upon his side, To tuneful songs their narrow throats applied.
Seite 208 - At one side of the walks you have a near prospect of the Alps, which are broken into so many steps and precipices, that they fill the mind with an agreeable kind of horror, and form one of the most irregular misshapen scenes in the world.
Seite 130 - The nurse of great ^Eneas' infancy. Here rest thy bones in rich Hesperia's plains : Thy name ('tis all a ghost can have) remains. Now, when the prince her fun'ral rites had paid, He plough'd the Tyrrhene seas with sails display 'd.
Seite 75 - Amsanctus is the name, Below the lofty mounts : on either side Thick forests the forbidden entrance hide : Full in the centre of the sacred wood An arm arises of the Stygian flood; Which, breaking from beneath the bellowing sound, Whirls the black waves and rattling stones around.
Seite 75 - Which, breaking from beneath with bellowing sound, Whirls the black waves and rattling stones around. Here Pluto pants for breath from out his cell, And opens wide the grinning jaws of hell.

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