The Life of the Right Honorable John Philpot Curran: Late Master of the Rolls in Ireland

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Redfield, 1855 - 535 pages

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Page 38 - On the bare earth exposed he lies With not a friend to close his eyes. With downcast looks the joyless victor sate, Revolving in his alter'd soul The various turns of chance below; And now and then a sigh he stole, And tears began to flow.
Page 170 - No matter in what language his doom may have been pronounced — no matter what complexion, incompatible with freedom, an Indian or an African sun may have...
Page 90 - Poichè fu piacere de' cittadini della bellissima e famosissima figlia di Roma, Fiorenza, di gettarmi fuori del suo dolcissimo seno (nel quale nato e nudrito fui fino al colmo della mia vita, e nel quale, con buona pace di quella, desidero con tutto il cuore di riposare l'animo...
Page 445 - Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita, Mi ritrovai per una selva oscura Che la diritta via era smarrita.
Page 388 - Scotland — a nation cast in the happy medium between the spiritless acquiescence of submissive poverty, and the sturdy credulity of pampered wealth — cool and ardent — adventurous and persevering — winging her eagle flight against the blaze of every science, with an eye that never winks, and a wing that never tires...
Page 184 - O keep my soul, and deliver me: let me not be ashamed; for I put my trust in thee.
Page 388 - Scotland — a na-tion cast in the happy medium between the spiritless acquiescence of submissive poverty, and the sturdy credulity of pampered wealth ; cool and ardent ; adventurous and persevering ; winging her eagle flight against the blaze of every science, with an eye that never winks, and a wing that never tires ; crowned as she is with the spoils of every art.
Page 357 - Diretro a me che non era più tale. Non ti dovea gravar le penne in giuso, Ad aspettar più colpi, o pargoletta, O altra vanità con sì breve uso.
Page 80 - Monks of the Screw;" Good rules he revealed to our Abbot To guide us in what we should do; But first he replenished our fountain With liquor the best in the sky; And he said, on the word of a saint, That the fountain should never run dry.
Page 175 - L'altro si chiama allegorico, e questo è quello che si nasconde sotto il manto di queste favole, ed è una verità ascosa sotto bella menzogna...

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