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" Man was in ancient days of grosser mould, And Hercules might blush to learn how far Beyond the limits he had vainly set, The dullest seaboat soon shall wing her way. Men shall descry another hemisphere, Since to one common centre all things tend ; So... "
The Pictorial Field-book of the Revolution ; Or, Illustrations, by Pen and ... - Page xxi
by Benson John Lossing - 1851
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The North American Review, Volume 19

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1824
...another hemisphere, Since to one common centre all things tend ; So earth, by curious mystery divine Well balanced, hangs amid the starry spheres. At our...western path To glad the nations with expected light. The dialogues of Pulci's devils respecting freewill and necessity, their former glorious, and their...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1837
...rimanente, Non vogliate negar 1'esperienza, Directro al sol del, mondo senza gente. Inferno. Can. xxv. 1 15. At our Antipodes are cities, states, And thronged...western path To glad the nations with expected light. Notwithstanding the good faith and poetical elevation of its concluding cantos, the Morgante, according...
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History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella the Catholic, Volume 2

William Hickling Prescott - Spain - 1838
...273, 274. PART 1. Since to one common centre all things tend ; So earth, by curious mystery divine Well balanced, hangs amid the starry spheres. At our...western path To glad the nations with expected light." ll Columbus's hypothesis rested on much higher ground than mere popular belief. What indeed was credulity...
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HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF FERDINAND AND ISABELLA, THE CATHOLIC.

WILLIAM H. PRESCOTT - 1838
...CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS. PART L Since to one common centre all things tend ; So earth, by curious mystery divine Well balanced, hangs amid the starry spheres. At our...western path To glad the nations with expected light." ll Columbus's hypothesis rested on much higher ground than mere popular belief. What indeed was credulity...
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History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella, the Catholic, of Spain, Volume 2

William Hickling Prescott - 1838
...another hemisphere, Since to one common centre all things tend ; So earth, by curious mystery divine Well balanced, hangs amid the starry spheres. At our...western path To glad the nations with expected light." t • It is probably the know- and Crescimbeni, Volgar Poesia, ledge of this which has led some Venezia,...
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The North American Review, Volume 46

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, Henry Cabot Lodge, James Russell Lowell - American fiction - 1838
...another hemisphere, Since to one common centre all things tend ; So earth, by curious mystery divine Well balanced, hangs amid the starry spheres. At our...thronged empires, ne'er divined of yore. But see, the Son speeds on his western path To glad the nations with expected light." — Vol. ii. pp. 117, 118....
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History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella, the Catholic, of Spain, Volume 2

William Hickling Prescott - Spain - 1842
...another hemisphere. Since to one common centre all things tend; So earth, by curious mystery divine Well balanced, hangs amid the starry spheres. At our...ne'er divined of yore. But see, the Sun speeds on its western path To glad the nations with expected light."t of this which has led some writers canto...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 95

1867
...Pulci, who, a generation before that event, wrote — " Men shall descry another hemisphere * * But see, the sun speeds on his western path To glad the nations with expected light." It is rather, however, with the prophecies made concerning the destiny of America after it was colonized,...
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Biographical and Critical Miscellanies

William Hickling Prescott - Authors - 1845 - 638 pages
...another hemisphere, Since to one common centre all things tend ; So earth, by curious mystery divine Well balanced, hangs amid the starry spheres. At our...western path To glad the nations with expected light." The dialogues of Pulci's devils respecting free-will and necessity, their former glorious, and their...
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The Genius of Italy: Being Sketches of Italian Life, Literature, and Religion

Robert Turnbull - Italiaanse literatuur - 1849 - 332 pages
...another hemisphere, ', Since to one common centre all things tend; So earth by curious mystery divine, Well balanced, hangs amid the starry spheres. At our...western path, To glad the nations with expected light." Whence did Pulci derive this ? Was it a random guess, or a happy inspiration ? Or were there scholars,...
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