A Classical Tour Through Italy, An. MDCCCII.

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J. Mawman, 1821
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Page 366 - That the Roman Pontiff is the true vicar of Christ, and the head of the whole Church, and the father and teacher of all Christians...
Page 215 - Alpina scilicet corpora vocum suarum tonitruis altisone perstrepentia, susceptae modulationis dulcedinem proprie non resultant: quia bibuli gutturis barbara feritas dum inflexionibus et repercussionibus mitem nititur edere cantilenam, naturali quodam fragore, quasi plaustra per gradus confuse sonantia, rigidas voces jactat, &c.
Page 81 - My next desire is, void of care and strife, To lead a soft, secure, inglorious life A country cottage near a crystal flood, A winding valley, and a lofty wood. Some god conduct me to the sacred shades, Where Bacchanals are sung by Spartan maids, Or lift me high to Haemus...
Page 12 - Or the unseen genius of the wood. But let my due feet never fail To walk the Studious cloister's pale, And love the high embowed roof, With antique pillars massy proof, And storied windows richly dight, Casting a dim, religious light.
Page 315 - Noctem addens operi, famulasque ad lumina longo Exercet penso, castum ut servare cubile Coniugis et possit parvos educere natos, Haud secus Ignipotens nec tempore segnior illo Mollibus e stratis opera ad fabrilia surgit.
Page 431 - Sophonisbe, première tragédie composée par un moderne; Béroald, bibliothécaire du Vatican, s'occupant à publier les Annales de Tacite, qu'on...
Page 315 - The time when early housewives leave the bed ; When living embers on the hearth they spread, Supply the lamp, and call the maids to rise — With yawning mouths, and with...
Page 19 - Charles, that is, the qualities that give true sterling value to the man, and sanctify him in the eyes of his Creator, I mean humility, self-command, temperance, industry, prudence, and fortitude, were not inferior to his public endowments. His table was for his guests ; his own diet was confined to bread and vegetables; he allowed himself no amusement or relaxation, alleging that the variety of his duties was in itself a sufficient recreation. His dress and establishment...
Page 433 - Partout s'organisoient des universités, des collèges, des imprimeries pour toutes sortes de langues et de sciences, des bibliothèques sans...
Page 8 - Basilica;, and indeed in all ancient churches, between the clergy and the people. Two circumstances are particularly observable in this church ; the one is, that there are no chapels properly so called, because the Ambrosian rite, which long retained the ancient custom of allowing one altar only, and one service in each church, not having conformed to the modern mode when the cathedral was commenced, no provision was made in the plan for private masses and oratories. This omission contributes much...

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