Lord Byron at the Armenian Convent

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Office of the "Poliglotta", 1876 - 102 էջ

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Էջ 7 - Near this spot Are deposited the Remains of one Who possessed Beauty without Vanity, Strength without Insolence, Courage without Ferocity, And all the Virtues of Man without his Vices.
Էջ 93 - ' : ". This is a Codicil to the last will and testament of me, the Right Honourable George Gordon, Lord Byron.
Էջ 90 - Hanson, their executors, administrators, and assigns, upon trust that they, my said trustees and the survivor of them, and the executors and administrators of such survivor, do and shall stand possessed of all such...
Էջ 13 - By way of divertisement, I am studying daily, at ' an Armenian monastery, the Armenian language. I ' found that my mind wanted something craggy to ' break upon; and this — as the most difficult thing I ' could discover here for an amusement — I have chosen, ' to torture me into attention.
Էջ 90 - ... of such of them as shall be a son or sons to be paid at his or their respective age or ages of twenty-one years, and the portion or portions of such of them as shall be a daughter or daughters...
Էջ 22 - In height he was, as he himself has informed us, five feet eight inches and a half, and to the length of his limbs he attributed his being such a good swimmer. His hands were very white, and — according to his own notion of the size of hands as indicating birth — aristocratically small. The lameness of his right foot ")", though an obstacle to grace, but little impeded *
Էջ 85 - Hanson, and the survivor of them, and the heirs and assigns of such survivor, do and shall, as soon as conveniently may be after my decease, sell and dispose of all my said...
Էջ 38 - ... a nation less stained with crimes than those of the Armenians, whose virtues have been those of peace, and their vices those of compulsion. But whatever may have been their destiny — and it has been bitter — whatever it may be in future, their country must ever be one of the most interesting on the globe ; and perhaps their language only requires to be more studied to become more attractive.
Էջ 48 - I suffer with patience the afflictions, to become worthy of the resurrection of the dead ; 55. And -do each of you, having received the law from the hands of the blessed Prophets and the holy gospel, firmly maintain it; 56. To the end that you may be rewarded in the resurrection of the dead, and the possession of the life eternal. 57. But if any of ye, not believing, shall trespass, he shall be judged with the misdoers, and punished with those who have false belief.
Էջ 37 - These men are the priesthood of an oppressed and a noble nation, which has partaken of the proscription and bondage of the Jews and of the Greeks, without the sullenness of the former or the servility of the latter. This people has attained riches without usury, and all the honours that can be awarded to slavery without intrigue. But they have long occupied, nevertheless, a part of 'the House of Bondage, "who has lately multiplied her many mansions.

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