Discoveries in Hieroglyphics and other Antiquities Volume 6 by Robert DeverellDiscoveries in Hieroglyphics and other Antiquities Volume 6 by Robert Deverell

Discoveries in Hieroglyphics and other Antiquities Volume 6

byRobert Deverell

Paperback | May 20, 2014

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1813 edition. Excerpt: ... Count the ight watches to his feathery dames, T would be some solace yet; some little cheering In this close dungeon of innumerous boughs. But O, that hapless virgin, our lost sister! 350 Where may she wander now, whither betake her From the chill dew, amongst rude burs and bristles? Perhaps some cold bank is her bolster now.--Or 'gainst the rugged back of some broad elm. Leans her unpillow'd head fraught with sad fears. "' (353) This line in fact describes the real situation of the lady when the waters which she represents are in their stagnant state: the next line points to the resemblance which the Isle of Cuba lias to the stock of a large elm, its root at the west:d'nd of the Island; the next line but one, in the word amazement, conveys a hint of Cape Maisy in that Island; and the savage heat of the 358th alludes not merely to the natural temperature of that country as lying within the tropics, but to certain appearances which the prototype of Comus too plainly brings into view. What if in wild amazement, and affright, 356 Or, while we speak, within the direful grasp Of savage hunger, or of savage heat? Eld. Bro. Peace, brother! be not over exquisite To cast the fashion of uncertain evils. 360 For grant they be so, while they rest unknown, What need a man forestall his date of grief, And run to meet what he would most avoid? Or if they be but false alarms of fear, How bitter is such self delusion? 365 I do not think my Sister so to seek, (359) Of the two brothers I take the elder to be the one on the left hand nearest to South America, as well because he is nearer to the Peer and accordingly described as the shepherd's master's heir in 506, (it being remembered that the Peer's prototype lies on the banks of the River Amazon) as...
Title:Discoveries in Hieroglyphics and other Antiquities Volume 6Format:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:May 20, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217463509

ISBN - 13:9780217463508