Travels in Greece and Albania, المجلد 2

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H. Colburn and R. Bentley, 1830
 

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الصفحة 478 - The lonely mountains o'er And the resounding shore A voice of weeping heard, and loud lament; From haunted spring and dale Edged with poplar pale The parting Genius is with sighing sent; With flower-inwoven tresses torn The Nymphs in twilight shade of tangled thickets mourn.
الصفحة 421 - As when the moon, refulgent lamp of night, O'er Heaven's clear azure spreads her sacred light, When not a breath disturbs the deep serene, And not a cloud o'ercasts the solemn scene, Around her throne the vivid planets roll, And stars unnumber'd gild the glowing pole ; O'er the dark trees a yellower verdure shed, And tip with silver every mountain's head ; Then shine the vales, the rocks in prospect rise, A flood of glory bursts from all the skies ; ' The conscious swains, rejoicing in the sight,...
الصفحة 421 - O'er the dark trees a yellower verdure shed, And tip with silver every mountain's head ; Then shine the vales, the rocks in prospect rise, A flood of glory bursts from all the skies : The conscious swains, rejoicing in the sight, Eye the blue vault, and bless the useful light.
الصفحة 324 - there is not a minute of the day in which they do not offer up prayers to heaven for my destruction : how can it be otherwise ? for forty years I have been doing every thing bad to every body : in this period I have caused 30,000 persons to be hung and put to death in various ways ; and they know that if I live longer I shall do more : would you have them not hate me then ? their hatred however will not affect my health...
الصفحة 105 - He frequently takes a Christian woman to be his wife, carries his sons to mosque, and allows his daughters to attend their mother to church; nay, he even goes himself alternately to both places of worship...
الصفحة 174 - I thank you, vizir, for the kind regard you express towards me, but I beseech you not to send the purses, for I should not know how to count them ; and if I did, believe me, that one single pebble belonging to my country, much less that country itself, would in my eyes appear too great a return for them. Equally vain are the honours you offer to bestow upon me. The honours of a Suliot lie in his arms. With these I hope to immortalize my name and preserve my country.
الصفحة 239 - Corfu in particular, to maintain firmly their hold ef that fortress and its territory. " The inhabitants of Parga are Albanian Greeks, extremely tenacious of their freedom, and of the liberty of their small community, and habitually adverse to the dominion of the Turks. They are a spirited and an independent people, though, at the same time, docile and easy of command when treated liberally and justly ; and all the male population are trained to arms, and expert in the use of them.
الصفحة 148 - All himself killed two horses in his precipitate escape ; and when he arrived at his capital, he shut himself up in his harem for several days, where he admitted no one to his presence, except a few of his most confidential friends.
الصفحة 29 - ... the coryphaeus or leader, who was frequently changed, made surprising leaps, bending backwards till his head almost touched the ground, and then starting up into the air with the elastic spring of a bow, whilst his long hair flowed in wild confusion over his shoulders.f...

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