The Odes of Pindar

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Henry G. Bohn, 1852 - 434 pagina's
 

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Pagina 305 - A blank, my lord. She never told her love, But let concealment, like a worm i' the bud, Feed on her damask cheek: she pined in thought, And with a green and yellow melancholy She sat like patience on a monument, Smiling at grief.
Pagina 168 - Of depth immeasurable : anon they move In perfect phalanx to the Dorian mood Of flutes and soft recorders...
Pagina 13 - Books that you may carry to the fire, and hold readily in your hand, are the most useful after all.
Pagina 297 - Awaiting what command their mighty chief Had to impose : he through the armed files Darts his experienced eye, and soon traverse The whole battalion views, their order due, * Their visages and stature as of gods ; Their number last he sums. And now his heart Distends with pride, and hardening in his strength Glories...
Pagina 219 - The place of fame and elegy supply: And many a holy text around she strews That teach the rustic moralist to die. For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing lingering look behind?
Pagina 12 - SELBY'S COMPLETE BRITISH ORNITHOLOGY. A most magnificent work of the Figures of British Birds, containing exact and faithful representations in their full natural size,° of all the known species found in Great Britain, 383 Figures in 228 beautifully coloured Plates.'. 2 vols. elephant folio, elegantly half bound morocco (pub. at 105/.), gilt back and gilt edges, 31/. luę. 1834' "The grandest work on Ornithology published in this country, the same for British Birds" that Audubon's is for the birds...
Pagina xiii - Sovereign of the willing soul, Parent of sweet and solemn-breathing airs, Enchanting shell! the sullen Cares, And frantic Passions, hear thy soft control.
Pagina 12 - The grandest work on Ornithology published In this country, the same for British Birds that Audubon's is for the birds of America. Every figure, excepting in a very few instances of extremely large birds, is of the full natural size, beautifully and accurately drawn, with all the spirit of life.
Pagina 21 - Opera), the best farce (the Critic — it is only too good for a farce), and the best Address (Monologue on Garrick), and, to crown all, delivered the very best Oration (the famous Begum Speech) ever conceived or heard in this country.
Pagina 291 - They that are delivered from the noise of archers in the places of drawing water, there shall they rehearse the righteous acts of the Lord...

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