The Works of Mrs. Hemans, with a Memoir by Her Sister, and an Essay on Her Genius by Mrs. Sigourney ...
Lea and Blanchard, 1840
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ages battle beam bear beauty brave breast breathe bright calm close dark dead death deep despair dread dream dwell e'en earth fair fall fame fane fate fear feel fled flower foes gaze glance glory glow grace grave grief hand hast hath hear heard heart heaven hope hour Italy land light live lofty lonely lost meet midst mighty mind mingling mortal nature ne'er NOTE o'er once pangs past peace plains pride proud pure race repose rest rich rise rocks Rome rose round ruins scene shade shed shore silent skies sleep smile song soon soul sound spirit spread stern stream swell tears tell thee thine thou thought throne tomb towers trace triumph voice wake warrior wave weep wild winds young youth
الصفحة 102 - At the hour of midnight the Salarian gate was silently opened, and the inhabitants were awakened by the tremendous sound of the Gothic trumpet. Eleven hundred and sixty-three years after the foundation of Rome, the imperial city, which had subdued and civilized so considerable a part of mankind, was delivered to the licentious fury of the tribes of Germany and Scythia.
الصفحة 106 - Now as he was there present himself with his guard about the treasury, the Lord of Spirits, and the Prince of all Power, caused a great apparition, so that all that presumed to come in with him were astonished at the power of God, and fainted, and were sore afraid.
الصفحة 87 - So many grateful altars I would rear Of grassy turf, and pile up every stone Of lustre from the brook, in memory Or monument to ages ; and thereon Offer sweet-smelling gums, and fruits, and flowers : In yonder nether world where shall I seek His bright appearances, or foot-step trace...
الصفحة 86 - That landscape ; and of pure, now purer air Meets his approach, and to the heart inspires Vernal delight and joy, able to drive All sadness but despair : now gentle gales, Fanning their odoriferous wings, dispense Native perfumes, and whisper whence they stole Those balmy spoils.
الصفحة 249 - Thou wert so like a form of light, That heaven benignly called thee hence, Ere yet the world could breathe one blight O'er thy sweet innocence : And thou, that brighter home to bless, Art...
الصفحة 54 - In the neighbourhood of Cadiz, the town of Xeres has been illustrated by the encounter which determined the fate of the kingdom. The stream of the Guadalete, which falls into the bay, divided the two camps, and marked the advancing and retreating skirmishes of three successive and bloody days. On the fourth day the two armies joined a more serious and decisive issue...
الصفحة 95 - The royal sepulchre, adorned with the splendid spoils and trophies of Rome, was constructed in the vacant bed ; the waters were then restored to their natural channel ; and the secret spot, where the remains of Alaric had been deposited, was forever concealed by the inhuman massacre of the prisoners, who had been employed to execute the...
الصفحة 106 - For there appeared unto them an horse with a terrible rider upon him, and adorned with a very fair covering, and he ran fiercely, and smote at Heliodorus with his forefeet, and it seemed that he that sat upon the horse had complete harness of gold.
الصفحة 135 - Funesta dote d'infiniti guai Che in fronte scritti per gran doglia porte; Deh fossi tu men bella, o almen più forte...
الصفحة 55 - Besides the resource of despair, he confided in the secret correspondence and nocturnal interviews of Count Julian with the sons and the brother of Witiza. The two princes and the archbishop of Toledo occupied the most important post: their welltimed defection broke the ranks of the Christians; each warrior was prompted by fear or suspicion to consult his personal safety ; and the remains of the Gothic army were scattered or destroyed in the flight and pursuit of the three following days.