The Foreign Quarterly Review, 36. köide
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Page 283 - O'er the twilight groves and dusky caves, Long sounding aisles, and intermingled graves, Black melancholy sits, and round her throws A deathlike silence and a dread repose; Her gloomy presence saddens all the scene, Shades every flower, and darkens every green, Deepens the murmur of the falling floods, And breathes a
Page 273 - have I said, Curse on all laws but those which love has made! Love, free as air, at sight of human ties, Spreads his light wings, and in a moment flies. Let wealth, let honour wait the wedded dame; August her deed, and sacred be her fame; Before true passion all these views remove : Fame, wealth, and honour, what are you to love?
Page 337 - from the Italian Poets; being a summary in Prose of the Poems of Dante, Pulei, Boiardo, Ariosto and Tasso, with Comments throughout, occasional Passages versified, and critical Notices of the Lives and Genius of the Authors. By LEIGH HUNT. 2 Vols. London: Chapman and Hall.
Page 344 - them would pre-suppose. It had been often observed, and all my experience tended to confirm the observation, that prospects of pain and evil to others, and in general all deep feelings of revenge are, commonly expressed in a few words, ironically tame and mild.' Coleridge himself, certainly neither a vindictive nor a vehement nature, might be convicted of vindictiveness and
Page 275 - Canst thou forget that sad, that solemn day When victims at yon altar's foot we lay? Canst thou forget what tears that moment fell, When, warm in youth, I bade the world farewell? As with cold lips I kiss'd the sacred veil, The shrines all trembled, and the lamps grew pale. Heaven scarce believed the conquest it surveyed, And saints with wonder heard the vows I made.
Page 430 - To make a happy fireside clime For weans and wife, That's the true pathos and sublime Of human life.
Page 45 - of the Indian monarchy and hierarchy, to retrace the career of Cortes and his adventurous cavaliers, and to tell " Of the glorious city won Near the setting of the sun, Throned in a silver lake; Of seven kings in
Page 118 - In this family, Fichte received his first instruction in the languages of antiquity, in which, however, he was left much to his own efforts, seldom receiving what might be called a regular lesson. This plan, though it undoubtedly invigorated and sharpened his faculties, left him imperfectly acquainted with grammar, and retarded, in some measure, his subsequent progress at
Page 398 - on the same harpsichord ; but she is now at her summit, which is not marvellous; ' and,' says the writer of the letter, ' if I may judge of the music which I heard of his composition in the orchestra he is one further instance of early fruit being more extraordinary than excellent.