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Page 494 - Then Nebuchadnezzar came near to the mouth of the burning fiery furnace, and spake, and said, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, ye servants of the most high God, come forth and come hither. Then Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, came forth of the midst of the fire.
Page 20 - So on he fares, and to the border comes Of Eden, where delicious Paradise, Now nearer, crowns with her enclosure green, As with a rural mound, the champaign head Of a steep wilderness, whose hairy sides With thicket overgrown, grotesque and wild, Access denied...
Page 407 - WHY weep ye by the tide, ladye, Why weep ye by the tide ? I'll wed ye to my youngest son, And ye shall be his bride : • • And ye shall be his bride, ladye, Sae comely to be seen." But aye she loot the tears down fa...
Page 287 - In the year 1734, some gentlemen who had travelled in Italy, desirous of encouraging at home a taste for those objects which had contributed so much to their entertainment abroad...
Page 388 - You must recollect, however, that I know nothing of painting ; and that I detest it, unless it reminds me of something I have seen, or think it possible to see...
Page 496 - Knox, having just arrived from Geneva, after an exile of thirteen years, in defiance of a threat of assassination, and while an army in the field was watching the proceedings of his party, appeared in the pulpit and discoursed to a numerous assembly, including many of the clergy, when ' such was the influence of his doctrine that the provost, bailies, and inhabitants harmoniously agreed to set up the reformed worship in the town. The church was stripped of all images and pictures, and the monasteries...
Page 287 - Your Committee cannot dismiss this interesting subject, without submitting to the attentive reflection of the House, how highly the cultivation of the Fine Arts has contributed to the reputation, character, and dignity of every Government by which they have been encouraged, and how intimately they are connected with the advancement of every thing valuable in science, literature, and philosophy.
Page 163 - Mr. Coney commenced another similar undertaking, half the size of the first work, intituled " Architectural Beauties of Continental Europe, in a Series of Views of remarkable edifices, civil and ecclesiastical, in France, the Low Countries, Germany, and Italy, engraved by J. Coney from his own drawings, taken on the spot, with descriptions and historical illustrations by HE Lloyd.
Page 287 - ... to these monuments of the school of Phidias, and of the administration of Pericles ; where, secure from further injury and degradation, they may receive that admiration and homage to which they are entitled, and serve, in return, as models and examples to those...