A Tour to and from Venice, by the Vaudois and the Tyrol

Olivier, 1846 - 435 páginas

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Página 126 - Them hath he filled with wisdom of heart to work all manner of work of the engraver. And of the cunning workman and of the embroiderer, in blue and in purple, in scarlet and in fine linen and of the weaver, even of them that do any work and of those that devise cunning work.
Página 125 - Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah; and he hath filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship...
Página 126 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Make thee a fiery serpent, and set it upon a standard: and it shall come to pass, that every one that is bitten, when he seeth it, shall live.
Página 370 - The papal bull authorizing their meeting was then produced and read ; and a decree was unanimously passed, declaring that the sacred and general Council of Trent was then begun, for the praise and glory of the holy and undivided Trinity, the increase and exaltation of true religion, the extirpation of heresy, the peace and union of the church, the reformation of the clergy and Christian people, and the destruction of the enemies of the Christian name.
Página 236 - ... del solito rilucendo, che mentre Romeo era per salire sopra il detto balcone, la giovane (o che ciò a caso fosse, o che...
Página 115 - I arrived here in safety and am in good health. This I believe will please thee better than anything else except my return ; at least so I judge from my own desire to be once more with thee. Associate as much as possible with my father and my sister.
Página 80 - ... Boccaccio's own words in a letter to his friend, dated 1354, showing at once the warmth of his patriotism, and the candour and uprightness with which he did not hesitate to upbraid a friend, for whom he entertained more veneration and deference than even love and gratitude. " I would be silent," he says, " but I cannot. Reverence restrains, but indignation compels me to speak. How could Petrarch so far forget his own dignity, the conversations we held together concerning the state of Italy, his...
Página 370 - ... divines, assembled in the church of the Trinity, and thence went in procession to the cathedral, the choir singing the hymn Veni Creator. When all were seated, the cardinal De Monte performed the mass of the Holy Ghost ; at the end of which he announced a bull of indulgences issued by the Pope, promising full pardon of sin to all who in the week immediately after the publication of the bull in their respective places of abode should fast on Wednesday and Friday, receive the sacrament on Sunday,...
Página 282 - ... dark and bloody policy which stained the last period of that ill-fated republic, has been, we think, too long exposed and execrated even to exaggeration, and it is full time that peace should be granted, at least, to the memory of Venice, since little more than her memory remains. Her native element, the sea, is now receding from her lagoons, like a faithless friend in the hour of adversity ; and she lies down lifeless and mute, a spectre city, insensible of her rapid decay, dead almost to the...
Página 256 - E tu, o bellissimo Adige, credi tu che le onde tue chiare, benché profonde, maestose, benché veloci ed amabili, benché prepotenti, credi che mi piacerebber tanto, se le sinuose tue rive, celandomi per qualche tempo quegli oggetti cui vado incontro, non eccitasser la mia curiosità, ed io non sentissi prima del piacere d'una nuova scena il piacer forse maggiore dell'aspettarla?

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