Catholic Italy, its institutions and sanctuaries, Մաս 1

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Tipografia Baracchi, 1860
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Էջ 60 - All murder'd : for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal temples of a king Keeps Death his court, and there the antic sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp...
Էջ 86 - Court, that all its endeavours during the last year and a-half to cooperate in re-establishing tranquillity in Italy have proved abortive. The British government foresees that if the present system is persevered in, fresh disturbances must be expected to take place in the Papal State, of a character progressively more and more serious, and that out of those disturbances may spring complications dangerous to the peace of Europe.
Էջ 41 - Roman ; the courage of the first ages of the republic glowed in his breast; and, amid the ruins of his country, he stood erect, like one of the firm and lofty columns that rear their heads above the fragments of the Roman forum. The first days of his reign were consecrated to the...
Էջ 351 - Charibert, king of Paris. The Saxon prince received the missionaries under an oak, in an open field, at the suggestion of his priests, who had told him that in such a situation the spells of the foreign magicians would lose their influence. At the appointed time, Augustine was introduced to the king. Before him were borne a silver cross, and a banner representing the Redeemer: behind him his companions walked in procession ; and the air resounded with the anthems which they sang in alternate choirs....
Էջ 175 - Ave Maria! blessed be the hour! The time, the clime, the spot, where I so oft Have felt that moment in its fullest power Sink o'er the earth so beautiful and soft, While swung the deep bell in the distant tower, Or the faint dying day-hymn stole aloft, And not a breath crept through the rosy air, And yet the forest leaves seem'd stirr'd with prayer.
Էջ 351 - Britons, sent a letter to him, entreating that by his command he might be made a Christian. He soon obtained his pious request, and the Britons preserved the faith, which they had received, uncorrupted and entire, in peace and tranquillity until the time of the Emperor Diocletian.
Էջ 437 - Tis, by comparison, an easy task Earth to despise ; but, to converse with heaven, This is not easy : to relinquish all We have, or hope, of happiness and joy, And stand in freedom loosened from this world, I deem not arduous ; but must needs confess That 'tis a thing impossible to frame Conceptions equal to the soul's desires ; And the most difficult of tasks to keep Heights which the soul...
Էջ 80 - How much more, then, would these concessions be expected from Julius II, whose ambition it was to present himself as a liberator from tyranny. He reminded the Perugians himself that the best years of his youth had been passed within their walls. When he drove Baglione from Perugia, he did not refuse to recall the exiles or to reinstate the peaceful magistrates,
Էջ 429 - Among the privileges enjoyed for this office, was that of receiving, every year, from the hospital of Santo Spirito at the feast of Pentecost, two cows, whose flesh, an ancient chronicle says, 'si mangiavano l1, con gran festa.
Էջ 380 - HERE Man more purely lives, less oft doth fall, More promptly rises, walks with stricter heed, More safely rests, dies happier, is freed Earlier from cleansing fires, and gains withal A brighter crown.

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