Italy and the Italians in the nineteenth century: or, Letters on the civil, political & moral state of that country, written in 1818 and 1819. With an appendix containing extracts from modern Italian literature

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Printed and published for the author by Pewtress, Low & Pewtress, 1821 - 271 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 71 - Hereditary bondsmen ! know ye not Who would be free themselves must strike the blow...
الصفحة 254 - Miseri! noi andiamo ogni dì memorando la libertà e la gloria degli avi, le quali quanto più splendono tanto più scoprono la nostra abbietta schiavitù.
الصفحة 254 - I tuoi confini, o Italia, son questi! ma sono tutto dì sormontati d'ogni parte dalla pertinace avarizia delle nazioni. Ove sono dunque i tuoi figli?. Nulla ti manca se non la forza della concordia. Allora io spenderei gloriosamente la mia vita infelice per te; ma che può fare il solo mio braccio e la nuda mia voce?
الصفحة 193 - Now sinks at last, or feebly mans the soul ; While low delights succeeding fast behind, In happier meanness occupy the mind...
الصفحة 244 - Fuor delle nubi , e alla tempesta ridi. Ma indarno Ossian tu guardi : ei più non mira I tuoi vividi raggi , o che sorgendo Con la tua chioma gialleggiante inondi Le nubi orientali , o mezzo ascoso Tremoli d'occidente in su le porte. Ma tu forse , chi sa? sei pur...
الصفحة 253 - L'un per via piagato reggi; e fai sì che in gridi strani sua miseria giganteggi; onde poi non culti pani a lui frutti la semenza de la flebile eloquenza. Tu dell'altro a lato al trono con la Iperbole ti posi: e fra i turbini e fra il tuono de' gran titoli fastosi le vergogne a lui celate de la nuda umanitate.
الصفحة 170 - Marriage at Genoa is quite a matter of calculation, generally settled by the parents or relations, who often draw up the contract before the parties have seen one another; and it is only when...
الصفحة 170 - ... else is arranged, and a few days previous to the marriage ceremony that the future husband is introduced to his intended partner for life. Should he find fault with her figure or manners, he may break up the match, on condition of defraying the expences incurred, &c.
الصفحة 41 - A want of decorum and good breeding is observable in their manners. They are noisy and disorderly in their parties, indiscreet in their questions and reflections, indelicate and vulgar in their language, vain, boastful, and exaggerating. Their broad stare in the streets is peculiarly offensive to a stranger.— From what I have said, it will appear that I look upon Naples as one of the most corrupt cities in Europe.
الصفحة 267 - E pur ella si sta cheta e sicura, E, per molto che tuoni, uom non si desta. Se pur taluno il paliscalmo appresta, Pensa a...

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