Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volumen55

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William Blackwood, 1844
 

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Página 128 - The Moor's abused by some most villainous knave, Some base notorious knave, some scurvy fellow. 0 heaven, that such companions thou'dst unfold, And put in every honest hand a whip To lash the rascals naked through the world Even from the east to the west!
Página 477 - England, whose (fleets are equal to meet the world in arms : and of all the fleets I ever saw, I never beheld one in point of officers and men equal to Sir John Jervis's, who is a commander-in-chief able to lead them to glory.
Página 392 - ... the emperors were obliged to derive some merit from the forgiveness of debts, or the remission of tributes, which their subjects were utterly incapable of paying. According to the new division of Italy, the fertile and happy province of Campania, the scene of the early victories and of the delicious retirements of the citizens of Rome, extended between the sea and the Apennine from the Tiber to the Silarus.
Página 214 - And lighten glimmering Xanthus with their rays ; The long reflections of the distant fires Gleam on the walls, and tremble on the spires. A thousand piles the dusky horrors gild, And shoot a shady lustre o'er the field. Full fifty guards each flaming pile attend, Whose umber'd arms by fits thick flashes send ; Loud neigh the coursers o'er their heaps of corn, And ardent warriors wait the rising morn.
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Página 172 - But, where each science lifts its modern type, Hist'ry her pot, divinity her pipe, While proud philosophy repines to show, Dishonest sight ! his breeches rent below ; Embrowned with native bronze, lo ! Henley stands, Tuning his voice, and balancing his hands.
Página 428 - I may say without exaggeration, " the smoke of their torment," — which ascended, can be compared to nothing earthly. One of the Spaniards gave warning that the consequence would be
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Página 392 - Since the age of Tiberius, the decay of agriculture had been felt in Italy; and it was a just subject of complaint that the life of the Roman people depended on the accidents of the winds and waves. In the division and the decline of...
Página 263 - ... miles across the Atlantic, have amounted to more than one-half of the value of our shipments to the whole of Europe, with a population fifteen times as great as that of the United States of America, and with an abundance of productions suited to our wants, which they are naturally desirous of exchanging for the products of our mines and looms.

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