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Página 106 - It was at Rome, on the 15th of October 1764, as I sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the barefooted friars were singing vespers in the temple of Jupiter,* that the idea of writing the decline and fall of the city first started to my mind.
Página 453 - Professor Goodrich's edition of 1847 is not much more than enlarged and amended ; but other revisions since have so much novelty of plan as to be described as distinct works.
Página 454 - England, is of an altogether higher order than these last ^The London Imperial and Student's]. It bears on its title-page the names of Drs. Goodrich and Porter, but inasmuch as its especial improvement is in the etymological department, the care of which was committed to Dr. MAHN, of Berlin, we prefer to describe it in short as the Webster-Mahn Dictionary.
Página 524 - ... the same thing cannot both 'be' and 'not be' at the same time and in the same sense, and we are landed in utter and complete scepticism.
Página 137 - Twilight, sovereign of one peaceful hour ! Not dull art Thou as undiscerning Night ; But studious only to remove from sight Day's mutable distinctions. — Ancient Power ! Thus did the waters gleam, the mountains lower, To the rude Briton, when, in wolf-skin vest Here roving wild, he laid him down to rest On the bare rock, or through a leafy bower Looked ere his eyes were closed.
Página 447 - Behold, let thine handmaid be a servant to wash the feet of the servants of my lord.
Página 30 - Undoubtedly with our moral sentiments and animal sensations and with the causes which excite these; with the operations of the elements, and the appearances of the visible universe; with storm and sunshine; with the revolutions of the seasons; with cold and heat; with loss of friends and kindred; with injuries and resentments, gratitude and hope; with fear and sorrow.
Página 452 - The acceptance of an American Dictionary in England has itself had immense effect in keeping up the community of speech, to break which would be a grievous harm, not to English-speaking nations alone, but to mankind. The result of this has been that the common Dictionary must suit both sides of the Atlantic.
Página 408 - The marriage, if uncontradicted report can be credited, made no addition to his happiness : it neither found them nor made them equal. She always remembered her own rank, and thought herself entitled to treat with very little ceremony the tutor of her son.