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Stowe. a Description of the House and Gardens of Richard Grenville Nugent ...
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Seite 22 - And, when the sun begins to fling His flaring beams, me, goddess, bring To arched walks of twilight groves...
Seite 22 - Now breaks, or now directs, th' intending Lines; Paints as you plant, and, as you work, designs. Still follow Sense, of ev'ry Art the Soul, Parts answ'ring parts shall slide into a whole, Spontaneous beauties all around advance, Start ev'n from Difficulty, strike from Chance; Nature shall join you; Time shall make it grow A Work to wonder at — perhaps a STOWE.
Seite 16 - Quique sacerdotes casti, dum vita manebat, Quique pii vates et Phoebo digna locuti, Inventas aut qui vitam excoluere per artes, Quique sui memores alios fecere merendo ; Omnibus his nivea cinguntur tempora vitta.
Seite 16 - John Hampden, — Who, with great spirit and consummate abilities, began a noble opposition to an arbitrary court, in the defence of the liberties of his country, supported them in Parliament, and died for them in the field.
Seite 12 - When by a good man's grave I muse alone, Methinks an Angel sits upon the stone ; Like those of old, on that thrice-hallowed night, Who sate and watched in raiment heavenly bright ; And, with a voice inspiring joy not fear, Says, pointing upward,
Seite 16 - SIR WALTER RALEIGH, A valiant Soldier, and an able Statesman ; who endeavouring to rouse the spirit of his master, for the honour of his country, against the ambition of Spain, fell a sacrifice to the influence of that court, whose arms he had vanquished, and whose designs he opposed.
Seite 10 - By a fragment of his shatter'd ship, Expiring said, " How much better is it thus to die, " Than to stand arraigned " Before a Court Martial."* This Naval Column was erected By Richard Viscount Cobham, As a monument of his applause and grief, 1747.