Two Hundred and Nine Days: Or, The Journal of a Traveller on the Continent, Volume 2

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Hunt and Clarke, 1827 - Europe
 

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Page 3 - Thou hast most traitorously corrupted the youth of the realm in erecting a grammar school : and whereas, before, our forefathers had no other books but the score and the tally, thou hast caused printing to be used, and, contrary to the king, his crown and dignity, 40 thou hast built a paper-mill.
Page 296 - Lay me a green sod under my head, And another at my feet;* And lay my bent bow by my side, Which was my music sweet; And make my grave of gravel and green, Which is most right and meet.
Page 123 - The fountains of divine philosophy Fled not his thirsting lips, and all of great, Or good, or lovely, which the sacred past In truth or fable consecrates, he felt And knew.
Page 145 - This was the most unkindest cut of all ; For when the noble Caesar saw him stab. Ingratitude, more strong than traitors...
Page 3 - ... school; and whereas, before, our forefathers had no other books but the score and the tally, thou hast caused printing to be used, and, contrary to the king, his crown and dignity, thou hast built a paper-mill. It will be proved to thy face that thou hast men about thee that usually talk of a noun and a verb, and such abominable words as no Christian ear can endure to hear.
Page 133 - In the most high and palmy state of Rome, A little ere the mightiest Julius fell, The graves stood tenantless, and the sheeted dead Did squeak and gibber in the Roman streets...
Page 24 - ... tied round with a tendril ; on opening it, I saw an S marked in one of the corners. She had since that, she told me, strayed as far as Rome, and walked round St. Peter's once, and returned back...
Page 29 - I am inquired of by them that asked not for me ; I am found of them that sought me not : I said, Behold me, behold me, unto a nation that was not called Judgment by my name. I have spread out my hands all the day unto a rebellious people...
Page 167 - Carmelites; and it was customary with Buonarroti to rally all those who were learning- to draw there. One day, amongst others, a sarcasm of his having stung me to the quick, I was...
Page 167 - This Buonarroti and I (said Torrigiano), when we were young men, went to study in the church of the Carmelites, in the chapel of Masaccio; and it was customary with Buonarroti to rally those who were learning to draw there. One day, amongst others, a sarcasm of his having stung me to the quick, I was extremely irritated, and, doubling my fist, gave him such a violent blow...

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