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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 1 ;Volume 5,Partie 1
Affichage du livre entier - 1814
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Page 107 - The sentence of the Court on you, Joseph Hunt, is, that you be taken to the place from whence you came, and thence to the place of execution, there to be hanged by...
Page 254 - Childe Harold," nor any of the most beautiful of Byron's earlier tales, contain more exquisite morsels of poetry than are to be found scattered through the cantos of
Page 373 - THE PHILOSOPHY OF Music ; being the substance of a Course of Lectures delivered at the Royal Institution of Great Britain in February and March 1877. By William Pole, FRS, FRSE, Mus.
Page 249 - tis haunted, holy ground ; No earth of thine is lost in vulgar mould, But one vast realm of wonder spreads around, And all the Muse's tales seem truely told, Till the sense aches with gazing to behold The scenes our earliest dreams have dwelt upon...
Page 251 - Thus lived — thus died she; never more on her Shall sorrow light, or shame. She was not made Through years or moons the inner weight to bear, Which colder hearts endure till they are laid By age in...
Page 385 - Selections from the works of the Baron de Humboldt, relating to the Climate, Inhabitants, Productions, and Mines of Mexico; with Notes, by John Taylor, Esq.
Page 390 - Memorials of Columbus : or a Collection of Authentic Documents of that Celebrated Navigator, now first published from the Original Manuscripts, by Order of the Decurions of Genoa; preceded by a Memoir of his Life and Discoveries. Translated from the Spanish and Italian.
Page 254 - ... admitted by all who are acquainted with his Don Juan,) he has embraced every topic of human life, and sounded every string on the divine harp, from its slightest to its most powerful and heart-astounding tones. There is scarce a passion, or a situation, which has escaped his pen ; and he might be drawn, like Garrick, between the Weeping and the Laughing Muse, although his most powerful efforts have certainly been dedicated to Melpomene. His genius seemed as prolific as various. The most prodigal...