Stowe. A description of the house and gardens of ... Richard Grenville Nugent Chandos Temple, marquess of Buckingham

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1832
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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 26 - And you, brave COBHAM ! to the latest breath, Shall feel your ruling passion strong in death : Such in those moments as in all the past ; " Oh, save my country, Heaven !
Seite 26 - 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 17 - 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 18 - 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 xii - Here hills and vales, the woodland and the plain, Here earth and water, seem to strive again ; Not chaos-like together crushed and bruised, But as the world harmoniously confused: Where order in variety we see, And where, though all things differ, all agree.
Seite 14 - 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 17 - 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 12 - 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.
Seite xxii - RENDERED BEYOND COMPARISON HAPPY THE COURSE OF DOMESTIC LIFE AND BESTOWED A FELICITY INEXPRESSIBLE ON HER WHOSE "FAITHFUL LOVE WAS BLESSED IN A PURE RETURN THAT RAISED HER ABOVE EVERY OTHER JOY BUT THE PARENTAL ONE AND THAT STILL SHARED WITH HIM. HIS GENEROUS COUNTRY WITH PUBLIC MONUMENTS HAS ETERNIZED HIS FAME. THIS HUMBLE TRIBUTE IS BUT TO SOOTHE THE SORROWING BREAST OF PRIVATE WOE.

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