Letters from Germany and Belgium; by an autumn tourist

Simpkin, Marshall, and Company, 1839 - 232 頁

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第 115 頁 - Think you, if Laura had been Petrarch's wife, He would have written sonnets all his life?
第 168 頁 - The castled Crag of Drachenfels Frowns o'er the wide and winding Rhine, Whose breast of waters broadly swells Between the banks which bear the vine...
第 169 頁 - And peasant girls, with deep blue eyes, And hands which offer early flowers, Walk smiling o'er this paradise...
第 134 頁 - Kept waiting for Sir Richard Strachan ; Sir Richard, eager to be at 'em, Kept waiting too — for whom ? Lord Chatham.
第 15 頁 - Berlin is considered one of the cities of Germany most celebrated for female beauty. The ladies are, literally speaking, fair, and peculiarly happy in the elegance of their figures. They walk with much feminine grace, and are, above all, esteemed the most literary, talented, and high-bred of the German women. I had one day the accidental good fortune to see one of these belles standing opposite to the most faultless and beautiful creation of art which adorns the...
第 36 頁 - Leipsic is an agreeable old town, of much business and wealth, containing about 40,000 inhabitants, who are chiefly engaged in commerce, and the operative departments of literature. The walls of the city...
第 16 頁 - ... and so equal were the rival claims to admiration of the animate and the inanimate beauty, that it would have been difficult to decide on which to bestow the palm, had not the former, possibly imagining the comparison that could not fail to be made, been piqued into assuming her prettiest smile, and the victory was then no longer doubtful.
第 42 頁 - ... to the poetry of the art, as displayed by the Italian masters, in illustrations of the ancient mythology, traits of historical- sentiment and heroism, or the more sublime and elevating mysteries of religion.
第 26 頁 - Prussia is the head, will do much for the industrial interests of the country, as its principle is that of imposing such duties on foreign manufactures as must of necessity create an internal supply.
第 28 頁 - Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply them with attire ; Whose trees in summer yield them shade,— In winter, fire.