SIGHTS AND SCENES IN EUROPE: A SERIES OF LETTERS

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Halaman 130 - Egyptian pyramids ; it is one hundred and twenty-five feet high, and the breadth at the base is one hundred feet. Although composed of pure white Carrara marble, it is now grey with age. The Mausoleum of Augustus cannot be visited without feelings of regret and indignation at its present condition. We are told it " was raised to considerable elevation on foundations of white marble, and covered to the summit with evergreen plantations. A bronze statue of Augustus surmounted the whole. Round the inner...
Halaman 242 - A parliament member, a justice of peace, At home a poor scarecrow, at London an asse, If lowsie is Lucy, as some volke miscalle it, Then -Lucy is lowsie, whatever befall it. He thinks himself great; Yet an asse in his state, "We allow by his ears but with asses to mate, If Lucy is lowsie, as some volke miscalle it, Then sing lowsie Lucy whatever befall it.
Halaman 215 - Duke stretched on a bed, his head supported by the physicians ; his father is seated opposite, eyeing him with the stupor of grief. The Queen and Princess Clementine, the Dukes of Aumale and Montpensier, Marshals Soult and Gerard, and the Cure of Neuilly form an affecting group on the left.
Halaman 244 - Witty above her sexe, but that's not all, Wise to salvation was good Mistris Hall. Something of Shakespeare was in that, but this Wholy of him with whom she's now in blisse.
Halaman 90 - tis said, And over hearts held such dominion, That when her father, sick in bed, Or busy, sent her, in his stead, To lecture on the Code Justinian, She had a curtain drawn before her, Lest, if her charms were seen, the students Should let their young eyes wander o'er her, And quite forget their jurisprudence...
Halaman 50 - Cross, the sponge which was filled with vinegar, that arm of Simeon on which he bore the infant Jesus, some of the blood and bones of St. Stephen, some manna from the "Wilderness, and some bits of Aaron's rod, are still preserved here! It wag upon these relics that the Emperor of Germany swore at his coronation. The Grandes Reliques are shown only once in 7 years, from the 15th to the 27th of July.
Halaman 244 - To weep with her that wept with all ? That wept, yet set herself to cheer Them up with comforts cordial. Her love shall live, her mercy spread, When thou hast ne'er a tear to shed.
Halaman 244 - He then gives the epitaph, and subsequently adds, " Not one for fear of the curse above-said dare touch his grave-stone, though his wife and daughters did earnestly desire to be laid in the same grave with him.
Halaman 50 - Cross, the sponge which was filled with -vinegar ; the arm of Simeon, on which he bore the infant Jesus ; some of the blood and bones of St. Stephen, some manna from the Wilderness, and some bits of Aaron's rod, are still preserved here ; (it was upon these relics that the Emperor of Germany swore at his coronation.) The Grandes Reliques...
Halaman 61 - A minute before the hour strikes, first, a wooden cock appears, crows twice, and flaps his wings; and while a puppet strikes the hour on a bell, a procession of bears issues out, and passes in front of a figure on a throne, who marks the hour by gaping and by lowering his sceptre. Further on in the street stands the...

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