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Página 62 - In such a night Stood Dido with a willow in her hand Upon the wild sea-banks, and waft her love To come again to Carthage.
Página 77 - ... glen so narrow, so warm, so fertile, so " overhung by mountains which seem to meet " above you — with sides so shrubby and woody ! " — the haunt of roes and numberless small birds. " They told me it was unequalled for the "chorus of 'wood-notes wild' that resounded
Página 128 - No conversation fatigues so soon as that which is made up of points and epigrams; and the accomplished rhetorician, who could not ope His mouth, but out there flew a trope, must have been a most intolerable companion.
Página 167 - Schuyler's notice by his piety, not very frequently (Juently a distinguishing feature in the military character. I will not tire you with the detail of all the little circumstances that gradually acquired me the place in her favour which I ever continued to possess. She saw me reading Paradise Lost...
Página 17 - HIGHLAND MEALS. Among the peculiarities of highland manners is an avowed contempt for the luxuries of the table. A highland hunter will eat with a keen appetite and sufficient discrimination : but, were he to stop in any pursuit, because it was meal time, to growl over a bad dinner, or visibly exult over a good one, the manly dignity of his character would be considered as fallen for ever.* TREAD MILLS.
Página 90 - It is a fea-port, without being animated ; it is a village, without the air of peace and fimplicity ; it is military, without being either gay, or bold looking ; it is country, without being rural ; it is highland, without being...
Página 170 - ... nobody will understand me. I cannot blame them. I am too .rustic, too simple at least, for people of the world, with whom manner is every thing ; and though myself uneducated, I painfully feel I have too much refinement, too much delicacy for uninformed people, with whom I feel no point of union but simplicity.
Página 48 - If they want certain luxuries or conveniences, they do not look embarrassed, or disconcerted, and make you feel awkward by paltry apologies, which you don't know how to answer; they rather dismiss any sentiment of that kind by a kind of playful raillery, for which they seem to have a talent. Our visit, if not a pleasant, was at least a merry one.