Sixteen months in the Danish isles, Volume 1

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Page 118 - Like many a voice of one delight, The winds, the birds, the ocean floods, The City's voice itself is soft like Solitude's. I see the Deep's untrampled floor With green and purple seaweeds strown; I see the waves upon the shore, Like light dissolved in star-showers, thrown : I sit upon the sands alone, The lightning of the noontide ocean Is flashing round me, and a tone Arises from its measured motion, How...
Page 320 - But when the rising moon begins to climb Its topmost arch, and gently pauses there; When the stars twinkle through the loops of time, And the low night-breeze waves along the air, The...
Page 127 - The catastrophe is not very happily produced; the exchange of weapons is rather an expedient of necessity, than a stroke of art. A scheme might easily be formed to kill Hamlet with the dagger, and Laertes with the bowl.
Page 101 - O holy hope and high humility, High as the heavens above! These are your walks, and you have showed them me To kindle my cold love.
Page 93 - Schooss der heil'gen Erde Vertrauen wir der Hände That, Vertraut der Sämann seine Saat Und hofft, dass sie entkeimen werde Zum Segen, nach des Himmels Rath. Noch köstlicheren Samen bergen Wir trauernd in der Erde Schooss Und hoffen, dass er aus den Särgen Erblühen soll zu schönerm Loos.
Page 236 - Painter, and to all publicke officers, to yielde him their assistance touching the abuse, committed by divers unskillfull artisans, in unseemly and improperly paintinge, gravinge, and printinge of hir Majesties person and vysage, to her Majesties great offence, and disgrace of that beautyfull and magnanimous majesty wherewith God hath blessed her. Requiring them to cause all suche to be defaced, and none to be allowed, but such as her Majesties Sergeant Paynter shall first have sight of. The mynute...
Page 300 - The Lord of us hath mindful been» And he will bless us still : He will the house of Isr'el bless, Bless Aaron's house he will. 13 Both small and great, that fear the Lord. He will them surely bless.
Page 236 - ... and magnanimous majesty wherewith God hath blessed her. Requiring them to cause all such to be defaced, and none to be allowed but such as Her Majesty's serjeant painter shall first have sight of.
Page 21 - s tauld he was a sodger bred, And ane wad rather fa'n than fled ; But now he 's quat the spurtle-blade And dog-skin wallet, And taen the — Antiquarian trade, 1 think they call it. would have fall™ quitted— sword sponan He has a fouth o...
Page 360 - King of Denmark, Harald Hildetand. His eye sparkles — his head is proudly raised — for the mighty gods have sworn to him that, after many centuries, one of his descendants shall stretch out his sceptre from the North Cape to the southernmost point of Europe — far towards east stud west — and his name shall be recorded in the book of nations.

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