Seven Weeks in Belgium, Switzerland, Lombardy, Piedmont, Savoy, Հատոր 1

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Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1838
 

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Էջ 181 - Kohln, a town of monks and bones, And pavements fang'd with murderous stones, And rags, and hags, and hideous wenches; I counted two and seventy stenches, All well defined, and several stinks ! Ye nymphs that reign o'er sewers and sinks, The river Rhine, it is well known, Doth wash your city of Cologne ; But tell me, nymphs ! what power divine Shall henceforth wash the river Rhine ? ON MY JOYFUL DEPARTURE FROM THE SAME CITY.
Էջ 364 - She asked whether people would not soon come to take them out. Francisca answered that it was the day of judgment, and that no one was left to help them, but that they would be released by death, and be happy in heaven.
Էջ 206 - The castled crag of Drachenfels Frowns o'er the wide and winding Rhine, Whose breast of waters broadly swells Between the banks which bear the vine...
Էջ 365 - All this time the distracted father, who had saved himself and two children, as if by miracle, continued wandering about, until, at daybreak, he discovered the ruins of his house ; and, looking eagerly around him for some fatal relic of the disaster, observed a human foot projecting from the earth ; and there found his unhappy wife, who had perished with the child in her arms. His cries of agony...
Էջ 364 - on my head, sometimes on my feet, in total darkness, and forcibly separated from the child." When this violent whirling motion subsided, she found herself wedged in on all sides, Her head downwards, much bruised, suffering extreme pain, and impressed with the belief that she was buried deep in the earth, and must there perish by a lingering death. Disengaging her right hand with much difficulty, and wiping the blood from her eyes, she heard the faint moans of Marianne, and...
Էջ 311 - ... But what I would wish to impress upon my readers' mind is, that we are warranted, I think, by the word of God, to carry all our cares, however trifling, to Him, to cast all our burdens, however small, on Him who has graciously promised to sustain us if we do so. Our great cares must often seem small in the eyes of Him who " taketh up the isles as a very little thing...
Էջ 365 - At length, however, her rescue was also effected, but she was in so weakened a state, that her life was despaired of. She was blind for several days, and remained ever after subject to convulsive fits of terror.
Էջ 364 - ... violent whirling motion subsided, she found herself wedged in on all sides : her head downwards, much bruised, suffering extreme pain, and impressed with the belief that she was buried deep in the earth, and must there perish by a lingering death. " Disengaging her right hand with much difficulty, and wiping the blood from her eyes, she heard the faint moans of the child. Calling to her by name, the little girl replied that she was held down on her back, and closely entangled among...
Էջ 118 - DESCENDING a flight of stone steps, through folding doors, opens, to the astonished and delighted gaze, the interior of this beautiful and magnificent structure, justly pronounced to be one of the finest specimens of gothic architecture in the kingdom ; or even, as some good judges have said, in Europe. It...
Էջ 66 - St. Peter's; and however great may be the excellencies of puritanism in other respects, to art it is, if not fatal, at least barren and cold.

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