History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge: Including Notices Relating to the Founders and Eminent Men, Band 2

Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1814

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Seite 359 - * And give to rapture all thy trembling strings. From Helicon's harmonious springs A thousand rills their mazy progress take: The laughing flowers that round them blow, Drink life and fragrance as they flow. Now the rich stream of music winds along, Deep, majestic, smooth, and strong, Through verdant vales, and Ceres...
Seite 102 - Ladies gentle deeds ; Whose praises having slept in silence long, Me, all too meane, the sacred Muse areeds To blazon broade emongst her learned throng : Fierce warres and faithful loves shall moralize my song.
Seite 185 - ODE ON A DISTANT PROSPECT OF ETON COLLEGE Ye distant spires, ye antique towers, That crown the wat'ry glade, Where grateful Science still adores Her Henry's holy Shade; And ye, that from the stately brow Of Windsor's heights th...
Seite 392 - Under the opening eye-lids of the morn, We drove afield, and both together heard What time the gray-fly winds her sultry horn, Batt'ning our flocks with the fresh dews of night, Oft till the star that rose at ev'ning, bright, 30 Toward heaven's descent had slop'd his westering wheel.
Seite 368 - I FIRST ADVENTURE*, with fool-hardy might, To tread the steps of perilous despight: I FIRST ADVENTURE, follow me who list, And be the SECOND ENGLISH SATIRIST.
Seite 381 - Hail, horrors! hail, Infernal World! and thou, profoundest Hell, Receive thy new possessor — one who brings A mind not to be changed by place or time.
Seite 138 - HE that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune ; for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief. Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried or childless men ; which both in affection and means have married and endowed the public.
Seite 346 - For he, being employed, by virtue of his place, to advance the queen's treasure, did it industriously, faithfully, and -conscionably, without wronging the subject, being very tender of their privileges ; insomuch that he once complained in parliament, that " many subsidies were granted, and no grievances redressed : " which words, being represented with his disadvantage to the queen, made her to disaffect him, setting in a Court cloud, but in the sunshine of his country and a clear conscience.
Seite 452 - The King to Oxford sent a troop of horse, For Tories own no argument but force ; With equal skill to Cambridge books he sent, For Whigs admit no force but argument.
Seite 101 - Lo I the man, whose Muse whilome did maske, As time her taught in lowly Shepheards weeds, Am now enforst a far unfitter taske, For trumpets sterne to chaunge mine Oaten reeds, And sing of Knights and Ladies...

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