Neue Bibliothek der schönen Wissenschaften und der freyen Künste [ed. by C.F. Weisse]., Volumen52

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Christian Felix Weisse
1794
 

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Página 206 - Twas Presbyterian, true blue ; * For he was of that stubborn crew Of errant saints,t whom all men grant To be the true Church Militant ; Such as do build their faith upon The holy text of pike and gun ;J Decide all controversies by Infallible artillery; And prove their doctrine orthodox By apostolic blows, and knocks...
Página 207 - Sir, (quoth the lawyer,) not to flatter ye, You have as good and fair a battery As heart can wish, and need not shame The proudest man alive to claim...
Página 173 - Tis storm; and hid in mist from hour to hour All day the floods a deeper murmur pour, And mournful sounds, as of a Spirit lost, Pipe wild along the hollow-blustering coast, 'Till the Sun walking on his western field Shakes from behind the clouds his flashing shield. Triumphant on the bosom of the storm, Glances the fire-clad eagle's wheeling form; Eastward, in long perspective glittering, shine...
Página 197 - Among the sons of ancient Tantalus ; After the night of death their joys begin. Ye welcome me, receive me in your band, Now guide me to the venerable form Of him, who sat in council with the gods.
Página 169 - Etruria ! next beneath thy magic hands Glides the quick wheel, the plastic clay expands, Nerved with fine touch, thy fingers (as it turns) Mark the nice bounds of vases, ewers, and urns ; Round each fair form in lines immortal trace Uncopied beauty, and ideal grace.
Página 152 - Dans l'univers tout aime , tout désire ; Du tendre amour tout peint la volupté. Si le papillon vole avec légčreté, Un autre papillon l'attire. Les fleurs, en s'agitant, semblent se caresser ; Le lierre ŕ l'ormeau s'unit pour l'embrasser; Les oiseaux sont charmés de pouvoir se répondre; Et le doux murmure des eaux Est causé par plusieurs ruisseaux , Qui se cherchent pour se confondre.
Página 171 - Friend of Art ! your gems derive Fine forms from Greece, and fabled gods revive ; Or bid from modern life the portrait breathe, And bind round Honour's brow the laurel wreath ; — Buoyant shall sail, with Fame's historic page, Each fair medallion o'er the wrecks of age ; Nor time shall mar, nor steel, nor fire, nor rust, Touch the hard polish of the immortal bust.
Página 214 - Apollon , disoit-il , indigné de ce que Jupiter par ses foudres troubloit le ciel dans les plus beaux jours , voulut s'en venger sur les Cyclopes qui forgeoient les foudres, et il les perça de ses flčches.
Página 214 - Aussitôt le mont Etna cessa de vomir des tourbillons de flammes ; on n'entendit plus les coups des terribles marteaux, qui, frappant l'enclume...
Página 36 - All that is left us is to recommend our productions by the imitation of the ancients ; and it will be found true, that, in every age, the highest character for sense and learning has been obtained by those who have been most indebted to them.

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