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History of France and Normandy from the Earliest Times to the Revolution Of 1848
William Cooke Taylor
Sin vista previa disponible - 2015
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Página 28 - All was prepared — the fire, the sword, the men To wield them in their terrible array. The army, like a lion from his den, March'd forth with nerve and sinews bent to slay, — A human Hydra, issuing from its fen To breathe destruction on its winding way.
Página 330 - This pow'r has praise, that virtue scarce can warm, Till fame supplies the universal charm. Yet Reason frowns on War's unequal game, Where wasted nations raise a single name, And mortgag'd states their grandsires...
Página 230 - March 31, of the same year. He had long been consumed by a slow fever, which affected his temper, and made him irritable and restless. He fancied that change of place would bring relief to his disordered frame, and roved incessantly from one residence to another. He died at Rambouillet in the fifty-third year of his age, and the thirty-second of his reign. This king's magnificence accompanied him to the last. He had the most splendid funeral that had...
Página 63 - O'ER the glad waters of the dark blue sea, Our thoughts as boundless, and our souls as free, Far as the breeze can bear, the billows foam, Survey our empire, and behold our home ! These are our realms, no limits to their sway — Our flag the sceptre all who meet obey.