Historical Pictures of the Middle Ages, in Black and White: Made on the Spot (from Records in the Archives of Switzerland)

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Page 228 - gainst tears, and hers would crave The life she lived in ; but the judge was just, And then she died on him she could not save. Their tomb was simple, and without a bust, And held within their urn one mind, one heart, one dust.
Page 292 - It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains.
Page 150 - Roman million's blame or praise Was death or life, the playthings of a crowd, My voice sounds much and fall the stars' faint rays On the arena void seats crush'd walls bow'd And galleries, where my steps seem echoes strangely loud.
Page 312 - And they waited for me as for the rain; and they opened their mouth wide 0$ for the latter rain.
Page 311 - When the ear heard me, then it blessed me, and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me. "Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. "The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy. "I put on righteousness and it clothed me.
Page 292 - June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the moon was reflected from the waters, and all nature was silent.
Page 311 - Then I said, I shall die in my nest, And I shall multiply my days as the sand. My root was spread out by the waters, And the dew lay all night upon my branch. My glory was fresh in me, And my bow was renewed in my hand.
Page 237 - In the name of the HOLY and UNDIVIDED TRINITY, FATHER, SON, and HOLY GHOST, one GOD, Blessed for ever.
Page 311 - The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me ; and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy. I put on righteousness, and it clothed me ; my judgment was as a robe and a diadem. I was eyes to the blind, and feet was I to the lame. I was a father to the poor : and the cause which I knew not I searched out. And I brake the jaws of the wicked, and plucked the spoil out of his teeth.
Page 132 - Their heads were. shaven behind, but the shaggy locks hung over their eyes and mouth, and a long beard represented the name and character of the nation. Their dress consisted of loose linen garments, after the fashion of the AngloSaxons, which were decorated, in their opinion, with broad stripes of variegated colours.

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