Passages in Foreign Travel, Volumen1

C.C. Little and J. Brown, 1838

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Página 163 - Les Français ont le droit de publier et de faire imprimer leurs opinions, en se conformant aux lois qui doivent réprimer les abus de cette liberté.
Página 69 - How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher? and how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!
Página 261 - The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armour against fate ; Death lays his icy hand on kings : Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade.
Página 207 - ... Italy I dare to build the imitative rhyme, Harsh Runic copy of the South's sublime, THOU art the cause ; and howsoever I Fall short of his immortal harmony, Thy gentle heart will pardon me the crime. Thou, in the pride of Beauty and of Youth...
Página 15 - To Arthur, Duke of Wellington, and his brave companions in arms, this statue of Achilles, cast from cannon taken in the battles of Salamanca and Vittoria, Toulouse and Waterloo, is inscribed by their countrymen.
Página 221 - Europe over, and he will find nothing to correspond throughout with the estaminets, the restaurants, and the cafes of Paris. The general distinctions between them are these : — an estaminet is a place where tobacco is smoked, various sorts of beverages are drunk, and generally cards and billiards played. A restaurant is one where breakfasts and dinners are eaten. A cafe is another, where breakfasts are taken, dominos played, and where coffee, ices, and all refreshing drinks may, at any hour, be...
Página 135 - Ils sont tous egalement admissibles aux emplois civils et militaires 4. 4. Leur liberte" individuelle est egalement garantie, personne ne pouvant etre poursuivi ni arrete que dans les cas prevus par !a loi et dans la forme qu'elle prescrit 5. 5. Chacun professe sa religion avec une egale liberte, et obtient pour son culte la meme protection.
Página 69 - I know that my Redeemer liveth, and that He shall stand at the latter day upon the earth; and though worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God.
Página 235 - In every country, from Turkey upwards, woman has her certain place. In Italy, in Switzerland, in Germany, in England, in Scotland, and more than all in civilized and woman-adoring France, I have seen her, in instances without number, performing offices of hardship and notoriety, with which her heaven-given, womanly nature seemed to me totally incompatible.
Página 207 - Venice. Alas ! there was a wide chasm between my fancy and the reality. The countess before me, in her substantial flesh and bone, was a woman to whom you would involuntarily apply the descriptive word " dumpy." She had not even the merit of an Italian black eye, for hers was of a light blue ; and as for the hair, it was auburn, horridly approaching to red, — for Byron's sake you may call it Sicambrian yellow. Her form was short and thickish ; and as for her bearing, it was extremely unimpressive....

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