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Page 298 - Whatever fruits in different climes were found, That proudly rise, or humbly court the ground ; Whatever blooms in torrid tracts appear, Whose bright succession decks the varied year; Whatever sweets salute the northern sky With vernal lives, that blossom but to die; These here disporting own the kindred soil, Nor...
Page 414 - 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, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe.
Page 451 - His legions, angel forms, who lay entranced, Thick as autumnal leaves that strew the brooks In Vallombrosa, where the Etrurian shades, High overarched, embower...
Page 298 - Whatever blooms in torrid tracts appear, Whose bright succession decks the varied year ; Whatever sweets salute the northern sky With vernal lives, that blossom but to die ; These here disporting own the kindred soil, Nor ask luxuriance from the planter's toil; While sea-born gales their gelid wings expand To winnow fragrance round the smiling land.
Page 259 - Giotto was born about 1266, and died 1336. The Palace of the Podesta, or Bargello, is said to have been twice burnt, first in 1332, and secondly in 1342 ; Giovan Villani, describing the first fire, proceeds thus : ' Arse tutto il tetto del vecchio Palazzo e le due parti del nuovo delle prime volte in su.
Page 265 - ... of their attitudes, and something of the classical in their appearance, would give them still greater value. Pippo Spano, in a defiant attitude bending the steel of his rapier in his two hands and with legs apart, challenges the world, and seems capable of victory. There is dignity in the...
Page 509 - London : SMITH, ELDER, & CO., 15 Waterloo Place. SMITH, ELDER, & CO.'S PUBLICATIONS, WORKS BY JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS. RENAISSANCE IN ITALY : Age of the Despots. Second Edition. Demy 8vo. 16*.
Page 5 - ... lids and hardly apparent iris of the eyes. The angel is presented kneeling in a dress and stole, all engraved with embroidery in relief and the words issuing from his mouth are given in a similar manner. This is a picture whose affected tenderness might -well have had influence on the school of mystic painters. On one side S.