The Dublin University Calendar, Volume 1

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Page 421 - Que l'homme contemple donc la nature entière dans sa haute et pleine majesté; qu'il éloigne sa vue des objets bas qui l'environnent. Qu'il regarde cette éclatante lumière, mise comme une lampe éternelle pour éclairer l'univers; que la terre lui paraisse comme un point au prix du vaste tour que cet astre décrit et qu'il s'étonne de ce que ce vaste tour lui-même n'est qu'une pointe très délicate à l'égard de celui que les astres qui roulent dans le firmament embrassent.
Page 395 - ... cum pace delabentis Etruscum in mare, nunc lapides adesos stirpesque raptas et pecus et domos volventis una non sine montium clamore vicinaeque silvae, cum fera diluvies quietos irritat amnis. ille potens sui laetusque deget, cui licet in diem dixisse 'vixi': eras vel atra nube polum Pater occupato vel sole puro; non tamen irritum, quodcumque retro est, efficiet neque diffinget infectumque reddet, quod fugiens semel hora vexit.
Page 443 - ... it was no light thing to engage an army twenty times as numerous as his own. Before him lay a river over which it was easy to advance, but over which, if things went ill, not one of his little band would ever return.
Page 444 - ... his life, the only one, as far as we remember, who knew him during the first ten or twelve years of his residence in the capital, was David Garrick ; and it does not appear that, during those years, David Garrick saw much of his fellow-townsman. Johnson came up to London precisely at the time when the condition of a man of letters was most miserable and degraded. It was a dark night between two sunny days. The age of patronage had passed away. The age of general curiosity and intelligence had...
Page 15 - Act provided, and the said printed books, shall be the register of persons entitled to vote at any election of a member or members to serve in Parliament which shall take place in and for...
Page 72 - And, lastly, we do hereby for us, our heirs, and successors, grant and declare that these our Letters Patent or the enrolment or exemplification thereof shall be in and...
Page 327 - For a better concealment, he mounted upon an oak, where he sheltered himself among the leaves and branches for twenty-four hours. He saw several soldiers pass by. All of them were intent in search of the king; and some expressed, in his hearing, their earnest wishes of seizing him. This tree was afterward denominated the Royal Oak ; and for many years was regarded by the neighbourhood with, great veneration.
Page 384 - Matres atque viri, defunctaque corpora vita Magnanimum heroum, pueri innuptaeque puellae, Impositique rogis juvenes ante ora parentum: Quam multa in silvis autumni frigore primo Lapsa cadunt folia...
Page 437 - Quam multa in silvis autumni frigore primo Lapsa cadunt folia, aut ad terram gurgite ab alto 310 Quam multae glomerantur aves, ubi frigidus annus Trans pontum fugat et terris immittit apricis.
Page 361 - Hans went to vespers in the evening for the first time in his life, and, under pretense of crossing himself, stole a cupful, and returned home in triumph. Next morning he got up before the sun rose, put the holy water into a strong flask, and two bottles of wine and some meat in a basket, slung them over his back, took his alpine staff in his hand, and set off for the mountains. On his way out of...

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