The Foreign quarterly review [ed. by J.G. Cochrane]., Volume 34

John George Cochrane

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Página 356 - Fanning their odoriferous wings, dispense Native perfumes, and whisper whence they stole Those balmy spoils. As when to them who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope, and now are past Mozambic, off at sea north-east winds blow Sabean odours from the spicy shore Of Araby the Blest; with, such delay Well pleased they slack their course, and many a league Cheer'd with the grateful smell old Ocean smiles...
Página 355 - He scarce had ceased when the superior Fiend Was moving toward the shore, his ponderous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, Behind him cast. The broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At evening, from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, 290 Rivers or mountains in her spotty globe.
Página 354 - Caffre wends home through the lone karroo; When the boshbok in the thicket sleeps, and by the stream the gnu ; Then bend your gaze across the waste — what see ye ? The giraffe, Majestic, stalks towards the lagoon, the turbid lymph to quaff; With outstretched neck and tongue adust, he kneels him down to cool His hot thirst with a welcome draught from the foul and brackish pool.
Página 450 - CHARICLES ; a Tale illustrative of Private Life among the Ancient Greeks : with Notes and Excursuses. New Edition. Post Svo.
Página 355 - Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe. His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great ammiral, were but a wand...
Página 421 - Portraits of the Game and Wild Animals Of Southern Africa. Delineated from Life in their Native Haunts, during a Hunting Expedition from the Cape Colony as far as the Tropic of Capricorn in 1836 and 1837, with Sketches of the Field Sports.
Página 355 - Like the cloud that through the wilderness the path of Israel traced, Like an airy phantom dull and wan, a spirit of the waste, From the sandy sea uprising, as the waterspout from ocean, A whirling cloud of dust keeps pace with the courser's fiery motion. Croaking companion of their flight the vulture whirs on high ; Below, the terror of the fold, the panther fierce and sly, And hyenas foul, round graves that prowl, join in the horrid race ; By the footprints wet with gore and sweat their monarch's...
Página 316 - No, my lord, unless I might have another for working days: your Grace is too costly to wear every day.
Página 9 - And although you exceed what law can warrant, or any powers of ours reach unto, as not knowing what you have need of, yet it being for our service, we oblige ourself, not only to give you our pardon, but to maintain the same with all our might and power...
Página 363 - Nichtdelatoren 1) verweigert das Recht! Nein, ob ins Exil auch die Eidfesten schritten; ob, müde der Willkür, die endlos sie litten, sich andre im Kerker die Adern zerschnitten — Doch lebt noch die Freiheit, und mit ihr das Recht! — Die Freiheit! das Recht! Nicht mach' uns die einzelne Schlappe verlegen!

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