Allgemeine encyclopädie der wissenschaften und künste in alphabetischer folge von genannten schrifts bearbeitet und herausgegeben von J. S. Ersch und J. G. Gruber ...

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Page 43 - All the images of nature were still present to him, and he drew them not laboriously, but luckily: when he describes any thing, you more than see it, you feel it too. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation : he was naturally learned; he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature; he looked inwards, and found her there.
Page 43 - From harmony, from heavenly harmony, This universal frame began : When Nature underneath a heap of jarring atoms lay, And could not heave her head, The tuneful voice was heard from high. Arise ye more than dead. Then cold and hot, and moist and dry, In order to their stations leap, And music's power obey. From harmony, from heavenly harmony, This universal frame began : From harmony to harmony Through all the compass of the notes it ran, The diapason closing...
Page 42 - A milk-white Hind, immortal and unchang'd, Fed on the lawns, and, in the forest rang'd : Without unspotted, innocent within, She fear'd no danger, for she knew no sin. Yet had she oft been chas'd with horns and hounds, And Scythian shafts, and many winged wounds Aim'd at her heart ; was often forc'd to fly, And doom'd to death, though fated not to die.
Page 42 - Like rose-buds, stuck i' th' lily-skin about. Each little pimple had a tear in it, To wail the fault its rising did commit: Which, rebel-like, with its own lord at strife, Thus made an insurrection 'gainst his life. Or were these gems sent to adorn his skin, The cabinet of a richer soul within? No comet need foretell his change drew on, Whose corpse might seem a constellation.
Page 43 - He was the man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets, had the largest and most comprehensive soul. All the images of nature were still present to him, and he drew them not laboriously, but luckily: when he describes anything, you more than see it, you feel it too.
Page 346 - Bibliothèque amusante et instructive, contenant des anecdotes intéressantes et des histoires curieuses.
Page 42 - All things are hush'd as Nature's self lay dead, The mountains seem to nod their drowsy head: The little birds in dreams their songs repeat, And sleeping flowers beneath the night dews sweat. Even lust and envy sleep!
Page 124 - A présent votre alteése royale connaît-elle des moyens plus efficaces pour s'opposer aux entreprises d'une assemblée véritablement nationale qui résisterait à ses volontés ? Le monarque pourrait-il dire à la nation comme au parlement , vous n'êtes pas la nation ? pourrait-il dire aux représentants de ses sujets , vous ne les représentez pas ? Un roi de France pourrait-il exiler la nation pour se faire obéir , comme il exile ses parlements? pourrait-il...
Page 42 - Even lust and envy sleep ; yet love denies Rest to my soul, and slumber to my eyes. Three days I promised to attend my doom, And two long days and nights are yet to come : — Tis sure the noise of some tumultuous fight, [Noise within.
Page 131 - Larmes ou chants funèbres sur les tombeaux de deux hommes illustres et très puissans princes du...

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