The Traditions of European Literature: From Homer to Dante

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C. Scribner's Sons, 1921 - 669 páginas
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Página 382 - 3 . . . And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots: and the spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord. 4
Página 340 - If a man were called to fix the period in the history of the world during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Domitian to the accession of Commodus.
Página 306 - which notwithstanding as it is full of stately speeches and well-sounding phrases, climbing to the height of Seneca his style, and as full of notable morality which it doth most delightfully teach, and so obtain the very end of poesie, yet in troth it is very defectious in the circumstances, which grieveth me because it might not remain
Página 162 - he spoke Greek. Cassius : To what effect ? Casca : Nay, an I tell you that, I'll ne'er look you i' the face again; but those that understood him smiled at one another and shook their heads; but for mine own part, it was Greek to me.
Página 541 - hymn: Jerusalem the Golden, With milk and honey blest, Beneath thy contemplation Sink heart and voice oppressed. I know not, OI know not What social joys are there! What radiancy of Glory, What Light beyond compare!
Página 191 - to her breast: Come, thou mortal wretch, With thy sharp teeth this knot intrinsicate Of life at once untie. Poor venomous fool, Be angry, and despatch. O, could'st thou speak, That I might hear thee call great Caesar ass Unpolicied.
Página 591 - Praised be my Lord God with all his creatures; and specially our brother the sun, who brings us the day, and who brings us the light; fair is he, and shining with a very great splendour: O Lord, he signifies to us thee! 1
Página 417 - Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying; And this same flower that smiles to-day To-morrow will be dying. 4 To
Página 382 - 4 . . . And righteousness shall be the girdle of his loins, and faithfulness the girdle of his reins. The wolf also shall dwell with the
Página 386 - to Rome, where he dwelt two whole years in his own hired house, and received all that came in unto him, preaching the kingdom of

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