Lectures on the Philosophy of Modern History: Delivered in the University of Dublin, Volume 3

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Graisberry & Campbell, 1820 - Europe
 

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Page 272 - Ye stars ! which are the poetry of heaven ! If in your bright leaves we would read the fate Of men and empires — 'tis to be forgiven, That in our aspirations to be great, Our destinies o'erleap their mortal state, And claim a kindred with you ; for ye are A beauty and a mystery, and create In us such love and reverence from afar, That fortune, fame, power, life, have named themselves a star.
Page 19 - Where throngs of knights and barons bold, In weeds of peace, high triumphs hold, With store of ladies, whose bright eyes Rain influence, and judge the prize Of wit or arms, while both contend To win her grace whom all commend.
Page 541 - E se ben ti ricordi e vedi lume, vedrai te somigliante a quella inferma che non puņ trovar posa in su le piume, ma con dar volta suo dolore scherma.
Page 262 - In primis hoc volunt persuadere, non interire animas, sed ab aliis post mortem transire ad alios, atque hoc maxime ad virtutem excitari putant, metu mortis neglecto.
Page 103 - Their poverty extorted from their pride those charters of freedom which unlocked the fetters of the slave, secured the farm of the peasant and the shop of the artificer, and gradually restored a substance and a soul to the most numerous and useful part of the community.
Page 386 - He called him ANTICHRIST, the proud worldly priest of Rome, and the most cursed of clippers and pursekervers.
Page 174 - Immediately previous to the discovery of the route to India by the Cape of Good Hope, we find that the price of pepper in the markets of Europe had fallen to 6s.
Page 89 - Christi, esto signifer et compugnator, et quod armis nequis, consilio et opum auxilio subveni. Quid est quod das aut cui das? Nempe ex multo modicum, et ei qui omne quod habes gratis dedit, nee tamen ingratus recepit.
Page 213 - Hymnorum,' a MS. belonging to Trinity College, Dublin, and written, as Dr Stokes conjectures, about the end of the eleventh or the beginning of the twelfth century. The hymn itself, however, belongs to a much earlier date.

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