The two Cosmos, Volume 2

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Page 278 - My tables, — meet it is, I set it down, That one may smile, and smile, and be a villain; At least, I am sure, it may be so in Denmark : [ Writing. So, uncle, there you are. Now to my word ; It is, Adieu, adieu ! remember me.
Page 320 - Tramp! tramp! along the land they rode, Splash! splash! along the sea; The scourge is wight, the spur is bright, The flashing pebbles flee, Fled past on right and left how fast Each forest, grove, and bower!
Page 190 - Near these a nursery erects its head, Where queens are formed, and future heroes bred; Where unfledged actors learn to laugh and cry, Where infant punks their tender voices try, And little Maximins the gods defy. Great Fletcher never treads in buskins here, Nor greater Jonson dares in socks appear...
Page 274 - Ma dimmi: al tempo de' dolci sospiri, A che e come concedette amore, Che conosceste i dubbiosi desiri?
Page 150 - ... d'autres yeux te rendront bientôt les pleurs que les maîtres t'ont fait verser. Mais si les charmes de ce grand art te laissent tranquille, si tu n'as ni délire ni ravissement, si tu ne trouves que beau ce qui transporte , oses-tu demander ce qu'est le génie? homme vulgaire, ne profane point ce nom sublime. Que t'importerait de le connaître? tu ne saurais le sentir .^ fais de la musique française.
Page 150 - ... et les glaces; même en peignant les horreurs de la mort, il porte dans l'âme ce sentiment de vie qui ne l'abandonne point, et qu'il communique aux cœurs faits pour le sentir: mais, hélas! il ne sait rien dire à ceux où son germe n'est pas, et ses prodiges sont peu sensibles à qui ne les peut imiter. Veux-tu donc savoir si quelque étincelle de ce feu dévorant t'anime ; cours, vole à Naples écouter les chefsd'œuvre de Léo, de Durante, de Jomelli, de Pergolèse.
Page 353 - In every work regard the writer's end, Since none can compass more than they intend; And if the means be just, the conduct true, Applause, in spite of trivial faults, is due.
Page 226 - OF old, when Scarron his companions invited, Each guest brought his dish, and the feast was united. If our landlord supplies us with beef and with fish, Let each guest bring himself, and he brings the best dish...
Page 160 - To smite thy votaries, and spurn thy law ; And yet hopes pleasure from two radiant eyes, Which look as they were lighted up for thee ! Shall he enjoy thy paradise below ? Blast the bold thought, and curse him with her charms.

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