Letters of a Prussian Traveller: Descriptive of a Tour Through Sweden, Prussia, Austria, Hungary, Istria, the Ionian Islands, Egypt, Syria, Cyprus, Rhodes, the Morea, Greece, Calabria, Italy, the Tyrol, the Banks of the Rhine, Hanover, Holstein, Denmark, Westphalia, and Holland, Volym 2

H. Colburn, 1818

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Sida 390 - He with a smile did then his words repeat ; And said, that gathering leeches, far and wide He travelled ; stirring thus about his feet The waters of the pools where they abide. " Once I could meet with them on every side, But they have dwindled long by slow decay ; Yet still I persevere, and find them where I may.
Sida 114 - Low lies that land, yet blest with fruitful stores, Strong are her sons, though rocky are her shores ; And none, ah ! none, so lovely to my sight, Of all the lands which heaven o'erspreads with light.
Sida 114 - Nor those that placed beneath his utmost reign Behold him sinking in the western main. The rugged soil allows no level space For flying chariots, or the rapid race ; Yet, not ungrateful to the peasant's pain, Suffices fulness to the swelling grain : The loaded trees their various fruits produce, And...
Sida 63 - Maid of Athens, ere we part, Give, oh, give me back my heart! Or, since that has left my breast, Keep it now, and take the rest! Hear my vow before I go, ZtoT) p,ou, ads d^aira>. By those tresses unconfined, Woo'd by each /Egean wind; By those lids whose jetty fringe Kiss thy soft cheeks...
Sida 390 - The old Man still stood talking by my side; But now his voice to me was like a stream Scarce heard; nor word from word could I divide...
Sida 381 - ... the appointment. He told the applicant that he would himself furnish him with a text, the following Sunday, when he was to preach at the Royal Chapel, from which he was to make an extempore sermon. The clergyman accepted the proposition. The whim of such a probationary discourse was spread abroad widely, and*^ at an early hour the Royal Chapel was crowded to excess.
Sida 114 - Yet, not ungrateful to the peasant's pain, Suffices fulness to the swelling grain; The loaded trees their various fruits produce, And clustering grapes afford a generous juice; Woods crown our mountains, and in every grove...
Sida 382 - He did not, however, lose his presence of mind ; but turning the paper on both sides, he said : — " My brethren, here is nothing, and there is nothing ; out of nothing God created all things;" and proceeded to deliver a most admirable discourse upon the wonders of Creation.
Sida 64 - By that lip I long to taste; By that zone-encircled waist; By all the token-flowers that tell What words can never speak so well; By love's alternate joy and woe.
Sida 390 - Employment hazardous and wearisome ! And he had many hardships to endure: From pond to pond he roamed, from moor to moor: Housing, with God's good help, by choice or chance ; And in this way he gained an honest maintenance...