The consecrated wafer shared by Lohengrin and the swan on their voyage is one of the more obvious means taken by the poet to give the tale the character of an allegory of the .relations between Christ, the Church and the human soul.
Faringdon House, close to the church, was built by Henry James Pye (1745-1813), poet laureate from 1790 to 1813, who also caused to be planted the conspicuous group of fir-trees on the hill east of the town called Faringdon Clump, or locally (like other similar groups) the Folly.
A statue to his honour has been erected at Maros-Vasarhely, but he lives still more enduringly in the immortal verses of the patriot poet Sandor Petofi, who fell in the fatal action of the 31st of July at Segesvar.
Near it is the grave of the celebrated poet and mystic Farid ud din Attar, who was killed by the Mongols when they captured the city C. 1229.
And took with him to Rome his young cousin the poet Joachim du Bellay.
A poet admires the bee sucking from the chalice of a flower and says it exists to suck the fragrance of flowers.
Eastward of the present city, amongst the mounds and ruins of the old town, in a dilapidated chamber adjoining a bluedomed building over the grave of an imamzadeh, is the tomb of the astronomer-poet Omar Khayyam, an unsightly heap of plaster without inscription, and probably fictitious.
Great writers like Milton and Harrington supported Cromwell's view of the duty of a statesman; the poet Waller acclaimed Cromwell as "the world's protector"; but the London tradesmen complained of the loss of their Spanish trade and regarded Holland and not Spain as the national enemy.
It was a wonderful, glorious song, and it won the blind poet an immortal crown, the admiration of all ages.
Douglas's longest, last, and in some respects most important work is his translation of the Aeneid, the first version of a great classic poet in any English dialect.
It remains to trace the influence, direct or indirect, of the poet on the novelist.
Then he ordered his treasurer to pay the poet five hundred pieces of gold; for, indeed, the poem which he had recited was wonderfully fine.
KARL WILHELM FRIEDRICH VON SCHLEGEL (1772-1829), German poet, critic and scholar, was the younger brother of August Wilhelm von Schlegel.
It comes on apace; my sumachs and sweetbriers tremble.--Eh, Mr. Poet, is it you?
- 1 5 22), Scottish poet and bishop, third son of Archibald, 5th earl of Angus (called the "great earl of Angus" and "Bell-the-Cat"), was born c. 1474, probably at one of his father's seats.
The poet went on: May each morning bring thee some new joy.
"Let the poet alone," said Raschid.
And Caedmon, the poor cowherd of the abbey, was the first great poet of England.
Dear Poet, I think you will be surprised to receive a letter from a little girl whom you do not know, but I thought you would be glad to hear that your beautiful poems make me very happy.
The poet or the artist never yet had so fair and noble a design but some of his posterity at least could accomplish it.
He goes thither at first as a hunter and fisher, until at last, if he has the seeds of a better life in him, he distinguishes his proper objects, as a poet or naturalist it may be, and leaves the gun and fish-pole behind.
I took a poet to board for a fortnight about those times, which caused me to be put to it for room.
But I could no longer sit and look into the fire, and the pertinent words of a poet recurred to me with new force.
The poet rose and began: "Live, O caliph and enjoy thyself in the shelter of thy lofty palace."
Then one of the officers, who was sitting near the poet, cried out: Stop!
And the scholars of the Netherlands combined to do him honour; even Herder regarded him as a greater poet than Horace.
In great state the tribune moved through the streets of Rome, being received at St Peter's with the hymn Veni Creator Spiritus, while in a letter the poet Petrarch urged him to continue his great and noble work, and congratulated him on his past achievements, calling him the new Camillus, Brutus and Romulus.
His poetry is entirely Sufic, and he was esteemed the greatest mystic poet of the Arabs.
No one has better understood or more skilfully portrayed the artistic temperament - the musician, the actor, the poet - and no French writer before her had so divined and laid bare the heart of a girl.
KARL FOLLEN (1795-1840), German poet and patriot, brother of A.
Edmund Waller the poet owned the property of Hall Barn, and died here in 1687.
For a century, from Maximian to Maximus (286-388), it was (except under Julian, who preferred to reside in Paris) the administrative centre from which Gaul, Britain and Spain were ruled, so that the poet Ausonius could describe it as the second metropolis of the empire, or "Rome beyond the Alps."
And eulogized by the poet Venantius Fortunatus, repaired the cathedral, and built a splendid castle for himself.
1820 Maroncelli and the poet Silvio Pellico had been arrested as Carbonari, and after the movement in Piedmont more arrests were made.
All the while a vast amount of revolutionary literature was being printed in Switzerland, France and England, and smuggled into Italy; the poet Giusti satirized the Italian princes, the dramatist G.
In superintending the distribution of the Mantuan territory amongst the veterans, he used his influence to save from confiscation the property of the poet Virgil.
JEAN BERTAUT (1552-1611), French poet, was born at Caen in 1552.
Fouillee's wife, who by a previous marriage was the mother of the poet and philosopher Jean Marie Guyau (1854-1888), is well known, under the pseudonym of "G.
In the Miles and the Poenulus) the result is generally not happy; and the romanization of the plays by way of allusions to towns in Italy, to the streets, gates and markets of Rome, to Roman magistrates and their duties, to Roman laws and the business of Roman law-courts, banks, comitia and senate, &c., involves the poet in all the difficulties of attempting to blend two different civilizations.
In some passages the poet seems to take delight in casting dramatic illusion to the winds.
Nonnus, the Greek poet, was born at Panopolis at the end of the 4th century.
It was first noticed in 1789, and in 1806 was named after the poet Goethe.