J.G. v. Herder's sämmtliche Werke: Zur Philosophie und Geschichte, Volumes 1-2

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Büreau der Deutschen Classiker, 1820

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Página 182 - O, what a noble mind is here o'erthrown! The courtier's, soldier's, scholar's, eye, tongue, sword; The expectancy and rose of the fair state, The glass of fashion and the mould of form, The observed of all observers, quite, quite down!
Página 204 - In happy climes the seat of innocence, Where nature guides and virtue rules, Where men shall not impose for truth and sense, The pedantry of courts and schools : There shall be sung another golden age, The rise of empire and of arts, The good and great inspiring epic rage, The wisest heads and noblest hearts.
Página 172 - Plung'd to the hilts in venerable tomes, And rusted in ; who might have borne an edge, And play'da sprightly beam, if born to speech ; If born blest heirs of half their mother's tongue ! 'Tis thought's exchange, which, like th' alternate push Of waves conflicting, breaks the learned scum, And defecates the student's standing pool.
Página 204 - The Muse, disgusted at an age and clime Barren of every glorious theme, In distant lands now waits a better time, Producing subjects worthy fame. In happy climes, where from the genial sun • And virgin earth such scenes ensue, The force of Art by Nature seems outdone, And fancied beauties by the true...
Página 176 - Heaven-planted! never pluck'd by one. Needful auxiliars are our friends, to give To social man true relish of himself. Full on ourselves descending in a line, Pleasure's bright beam is feeble in delight : Delight intense is taken by rebound; Reverberated pleasures fire the breast.
Página 171 - When coin'd in words, we know its real worth. If sterling, store it for thy future use : 'Twill buy thee benefit ; perhaps, renown. Thought, too, deliver'd, is the more possess'd...
Página 172 - Teaching, we learn ; and, giving, we retain The births of intellect ; when dumb, forgot Speech ventilates our intellectual fire ; Speech burnishes our mental magazine ; Brightens, for ornament ; and whets, for use.
Página 189 - These our actors • • • were all spirits and Are melted into air, into thin air: And like the baseless fabric of a vision, The cloud capp'd towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve, And like an unsubstantial pageant faded, Leave not a rack behind.
Página 204 - Verses on the Prospect of Planting Arts and Learning in America. By the late Dr. Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne. 1725...
Página 80 - Engländers: things divine & supernatural conceived by analogy with things natural and human Lond. 1755. by the author of the procedure, extent and limits of human understanding.

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