The Journal of English and Germanic Philology, Volume 16

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University of Illinois, 1917

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Page 445 - YE who listen with credulity to the whispers of fancy, and pursue with eagerness the phantoms of hope; who expect that age will perform the promises of youth, and that the deficiencies of the present day will be supplied by the morrow ; attend to the history of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia.
Page 371 - Adel ist auch in der sittlichen Welt. Gemeine Naturen Zahlen mit dem, was sie tun, edle mit dem, was sie sind.
Page 336 - Handle so, daß die Maxime deines Willens jederzeit zugleich als Prinzip einer allgemeinen Gesetzgebung gelten könne.
Page 277 - The gloomy pine, the poplar blue, The yellow beech, the sable yew, The slender fir, that taper grows, ' The sturdy oak with broad-spread boughs.
Page 91 - Eternal Mind ; Its life, its laws, its progress, and its end. Hence larger prospects of the beauteous whole Would, gradual, open on our opening minds; And each diffusive harmony unite In full perfection to th
Page 87 - Look round our world; behold the chain of love Combining all below and all above. See plastic Nature working to this end, The single atoms each to other tend, Attract, attracted to, the next in place Form'd and impell'd its neighbour to embrace.
Page 46 - Ich fürchte nichts mehr Arm in Arm mit dir, So fordr' ich mein Jahrhundert in die Schranken.
Page 277 - What a landscape lies below ! No clouds, no vapours intervene, But the gay, the open scene, Does the face of nature show, In all the hues of heaven's bow; And, swelling to embrace the light, Spreads around beneath the sight.
Page 276 - Silent nymph, with curious eye, Who, the purple evening, lie On the mountain's lonely van, Beyond the noise of busy man ; Painting fair the form of things, While the yellow linnet sings ; Or the tuneful nightingale Charms the forest with her tale ; Come, with all thy various hues, Come, and aid thy sister Muse...
Page 117 - THRASYMEDES AND EUNOE. WHO will away to Athens with me ? who Loves choral songs and maidens crown'd with flowers, Unenvious ? mount the pinnace; hoist the sail. I promise ye, as many as are here, Ye shall not, while ye tarry with me, taste From unrinsed barrel the diluted wine Of a low vineyard or a plant ill-pruned, But such as anciently the .(Egean isles Pour'd in libation at their solemn feasts...

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