Parliamentary Papers, House of Commons and Command, Volume 19

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Page 34 - Hesperus entreats thy light, Goddess excellently bright ! Earth, let not thy envious shade Dare itself to interpose : Cynthia's shining orb was made Heaven to clear when day did close. Bless us then with wished sight, Goddess excellently bright ! Lay thy bow of pearl apart, And thy crystal shining quiver ; Give unto the flying hart Space to breathe, how short soever : Thou that mak'st a day of night, Goddess excellently bright ! Cynthia's JRevels.
Page 53 - If the history of England be ever written by one who has the knowledge and the courage, and both qualities are equally requisite for the undertaking, the world would be more astonished than when reading the Roman annals by Niebuhr. Generally speaking, all the great events have been distorted, most of the important causes concealed, some of the principal characters never appear, and all who figure are so misunderstood and misrepresented, that the result is a complete mystification...
Page 34 - QUEEN and huntress, chaste and fair, Now the sun is laid to sleep, Seated in thy silver chair, State in wonted manner keep: Hesperus entreats thy light, Goddess excellently bright. Earth, let not thy envious shade Dare itself to interpose; Cynthia's shining orb was made Heaven to clear when day did close: Bless us then with wished sight, Goddess excellently bright. Lay thy bow of pearl apart And thy crystal-shining quiver; Give unto the flying hart Space to breathe, how short soever: Thou that mak'st...
Page 18 - ... 1 core in sul mio primo giovenile errore, quand'era in parte altr'uom da quel ch'i' sono, del vario stile in ch'io piango e ragiono fra le vane speranze e '1 van dolore, ove sia chi per prova intenda amore, spero trovar pietà, non che perdono. Ma ben veggio or...
Page 37 - And Tiresias and Phineus, prophets old: Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers ; as the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note.
Page 23 - Odere, infensi Tyrii; te propter eundem Exstinctus pudor et, qua sola sidera adibam, Fama prior. Cui me moribundam deseris, hospes ? Hoc solum nomen quoniam de coniuge restat.
Page vii - Be it enacted, that nothing herein contained shall be construed to annul, repeal or in any manner affect any provision contained in an Act passed in the eighth year of the reign of Her present Majesty, intituled "An Act for the more effectual Application of Charitable Donations and Bequests in Ireland.
Page 37 - Year of the Reign of her present Majesty Queen Victoria, intituled ' An Act to enable the Owners of settled Estates to defray the Expenses of draining the same by way of Mortgage...
Page 55 - ... 1 van dolore, ove sia chi per prova intenda amore, spero trovar pietà, non che perdono. Ma ben veggio or ś come al popol tutto favola fui gran tempo, onde sovente di me medesmo meco mi vergogno; e del mio vaneggiar vergogna...
Page 27 - In distant parts of the stellar regions, where the phenomena may be entirely unlike those with which we are acquainted, it would be folly to affirm confidently that this general law prevails, any more than those special ones which we have found to hold universally on our own planet.

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