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... “ Nature , Gray , and Cooke , do seem to contend for the mastery , but , above all , in the famous stanza , • The boast of heraldry , ' & c . Bion , or Moschus , never exceeded these lines : I think they never equalled them .
Mais l'avare océan recéle dans son onde Des diamans , l'orgueil des mines de Golconde ; Des plus brillantes fleurs le calice entr'ouvert Décore un précipice ou parfume un désert . XIX . Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray ; XIV .
Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray ; Along the cool , sequester'd vale of life , > They kept the noiseless tenour of their way . 1 Αλλ ' έτι τηνα και οστέ ' απ '. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife , Yet e'en these bones ...
This work , which contains a complete history of the Ichthyology of Great Britain , including many species never before noticed , is illustrated with 240 figures of Fishes , mostly taken from the objects themselves , and 145 vignettes ...
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Reprint of what may once have been one of the most familiar poems in English from the 18th century. At a time when few could read in England, one of its most educated sons, and the companion of Horace ... Read full review