Travels in Russia: &c, &c, Volumul 2

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Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1828

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Pagina 243 - Though I look old, yet I am strong and lusty: For in my youth I never did apply Hot and rebellious liquors in my blood; Nor did not with unbashful forehead woo The means of weakness and debility; Therefore my age is as a lusty winter, Frosty, but kindly: let me go with you; I'll do the service of a younger man In all your business and necessities.
Pagina 184 - Go forth, O ye daughters of Zion, and behold king Solomon with the crown wherewith his mother crowned him in the day of his espousals, and in the day of the gladness of his heart.
Pagina 276 - Whereas the design of punishment is to prevent the commission of crimes, and to repair the injury that hath been done thereby to society or the individual, and it hath been found by experience, that these objects are better obtained by moderate but certain penalties, than by severe and excessive punishments. And...
Pagina 235 - How would it enlarge their minds, if they could acquire a sufficient knowledge of mathematics and astronomy to give them an idea of the beauty and wonders of the creation ! I am persuaded that the generality of people, and particularly fine ladies, only adore God because they are told it is proper and the fashion to go to church ; but...
Pagina 182 - Why all this toil for triumphs of an hour ? What though we wade in wealth, or soar in fame ? Earth's highest station ends in, ' Here he lies;' And ' dust to dust
Pagina 62 - In that day a man shall cast his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which they made each one for himself to worship, to the moles and to the bats...
Pagina 110 - ... ministre de la justice, et au général en chef, gouverneur de Paris. Fait, clos et jugé sans désemparer, les jour, mois et an dits, en séance publique; et les membres de 'la commission militaire spéciale ont signé, avec le rapporteur et le greffier , la minute du jugement. Signé GUITTON , BAZANCOURT , RAVIER , BARROIS, RABBE, DAUTANCOURT.
Pagina 235 - ... creation! I am persuaded that the generality of people, and particularly fine ladies, only adore God because they are told it is proper and the fashion to go to church ; but I would have my girls gain such knowledge of the works of the creation, that they may have a fixed idea of the nature of that Being who could be the author of such a world.
Pagina 207 - Tis sweet to hear the watch-dog's honest bark Bay deep-mouthed welcome as we draw near home; Tis sweet to know there is an eye will mark Our coming, and look brighter when we come...
Pagina 106 - ... observations à faire. Sur leur réponse négative, et avant d'aller aux opinions, il a ordonné à l'accusé de se retirer.

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