Here in the course of two years (1749-1750), interrupted by danger and debility, he " painfully climbed into the third form "; but it was left to his riper age to " acquire the beauties of the Latin and the rudiments of the Greek tongue."
It has graces and beauties of its own.
After some slight successes as a writer, a Salisbury publisher commissioned him to compile an account of Wiltshire and, in conjunction with his friend Edward Wedlake Brayley, Britton produced The Beauties of Wiltshire (1801; 2 vols., a third added in 1825), the first of the series The Beauties of England and Wales, nine volumes of which Britton and his friend wrote.
While their dress was different, their faces were similar: stunning beauties from across history.
He was rescued at last from this monkish idleness by his inborn genius, which, not being able to give free vent to its poetical inspirations under the crushing weight of bigotry, claimed a greater share in the legitimate enjoyments of life and the appreciation of the beauties of nature, as well as a more enlightened faith of tolerance, benevolence, and liberality.
He discourses on the beauties of the Clitumnus (viii.
The beauties of the human form never appealed to the Japanese artist.
As for the date of composition, it is evident, from the conflicting statements in the different MSS., that there must have been an earlier and a later recension, the former belonging to 587-589 A.H., and dedicated to the prince of Mosul, `Izz-uddin Mas`ud, the latter made for the atabeg Nusrat-uddin Abu Bakr of Azerbaijan after 593 A.H., since we find in it a mention of Nizaml's last romance Haft Paikar, or the "Seven Beauties," which comprises seven tales related by the seven favourite wives of the Sassanian king Bahramgur.
It seems strange to many people that I should be impressed by the wonders and beauties of Niagara.
The district is often called the Lake Region of America, partly from the comparableness of its scenic beauties with the English Lake Country (Matthew Arnold, however, wrote: " The country is pleasing but not to be compared with Westmoreland.
That he felt the beauties of nature keenly is certain, and he frequently touches them with obvious appreciation.
The fifth and sixth volumes of the Origins of Christianity (the Christian Church and Marcus Aurelius) show him reconciled with democracy, confident in the gradual ascent of man, aware that the greatest catastrophes do not really interrupt the sure if imperceptible progress of the world - reconciled also in some measure, if not with the truths, at least with the moral beauties of Catholicism, and with the remembrance of his pious youth.
He had little enthusiasm for the beauties of nature, and indeed never sailed out into the Baltic, or travelled more than 40 miles from Konigsberg.
Other woods, beautiful and precious, include guayacan (Guaiacum sanctum), baria (varia, Cordia gerascanthoides) - the fragrant, hard-wood Spanish elm - the quiebra-hacha (Copaifera hymenofolia), which three are of wonderful lasting qualities; the jiqui (Malpighia obovata), acana (Achras disecta, Bassia albescens), caigaran (or caguairan, Hymenaea floribunda), and the dagame (Calicophyllum candidissi- mum), which four, like the culla, are all wonderfully resistant to humidity; the caimatillo (Chrysophyllum oliviforme), the yaya (or yayajabico, yayabito: Erythalis fructicosa, Bocagea virgata, Guateria virgata, Asimina Blaini), a magnificent construction wood; the maboa (Cameraria latifolia) and the jocuma (jocum: Sideroxylon mastichodendron, Bumelia saticifolia), all of individual beauties and qualities.
We find in them the same beauties and the same defects that we observe in the production of the Iranian authors.
- the main island, the noteworthy mountains are Asama-yama (8I3t ft.), one of the best known and most violently active Mountains o 1 peaks surrounding the basin of an old crater and rising ancisiJnano to a height of 6210 ft.; the Haruna group, celebrated for scenic beauties, and Myogi-san, a cluster of pinnacles which I though not rising higher than 3880 ft., offer scenery which dispel:
Hence it is that the Japanese connoisseur draws a clear distinction between the decorative design and its technical execution, crediting the former to the pictorial artist and the latter to the sculptor~ He detects in the stroke of a chisel and the lines of a gravin~ tool subjective beauties which appear to be hidden from th great majority of Western dilettanti.
In another piece, Rhoxolania, in Latin, he describes the beauties of Galicia.
The state acts concurrently with New York in preserving the natural beauties of the Palisades of the Hudson river; and in 1909 the Palisades Interstate Park, with a front of 13 m.
Yet, apart from its sterling excellence, it is not without beauties, for it is marked by loftiness of thought, a love of purity and truth, and refinement in taste and feeling.
Britton and others, Beauties of England and Wales, or, Original Delineation, Topographical, Historical and Descriptive, of each County (1801-1818; both the authors named wrote other descriptive works on special localities; Britton wrote Architectural Antiquities of Great Britain, 1835); Daniel Lysons (with the collaboration of his brother Samuel), Magna Britannia, Topographical Account of the several Counties of Great Britain (1806-1822; the counties were taken alphabetically but on the death of Samuel Lysons in 1819 the work was stopped at Devonshire); Sir G.
" He now took a great and new joy in the beauties of nature, and delighted in the allegorical interpretation of the Song of Solomon.
But of late years the beauties of the Rhine have become sadly marred; the banks in places, especially between Coblenz and Bonn, disfigured by quarrying, the air made dense with the smoke of cement factories and steam-tugs, commanding spots falling a prey to the speculative builder and villages growing into towns.
Buttercups, violets, anemones, spring beauties, trilliums, arbutus, orchids, columbine, laurel, honeysuckle, golden rod and asters are common wild flowers, and of ferns there are many varieties.
Foreigners visiting Japan are immediately struck by the affection of the people for flowers, trees and natural beauties of every kind.
The underlying principle is to reproduce natures scenic beauties, all the features being drawn to scale, so that however restricted the space, there shall be no violation of proportion.
Immense harm was done to both by the publication of a book called The Beauties of Fox, North and Burke, a compilation of their abuse of one another in recent years.
Built more like the beauties her sister surrounded herself with, Ileana was a natural bombshell with pillowed lips and large eyes.
Hers was the kind of beauty that made a man notice her in a crowd full of beauties, or a god spot her from others gathered in his orchard for a celebration of his twenty-seventh birthday.
It must be confessed that, judged by Western standards, the poems of Ephraim are prolix and wearisome in the extreme, and are distinguished by few striking poetic beauties.
After the requisite comments on the beauties of Ouray and the surrounding mountains, Faust explained he was from California, here on businessâ€”for a short stay, he added.
This was a very nasty question, given the high number of real beauties in night attire!
behold the natural beauties of the earth!
bevy of beauties they turned out to be!
busty beauties or sour battleaxes, vicars are easily shocked prudes - that sort of thing.
The structure which foreshadowed the beauties of Art Deco architecture is now decrepit, boarded up and marked for demolition.
discover more of the beauties of the island.
Another Welshman, Hugh Hughes, was responsible for the Beauties of Cambria, 1823; this was illustrated by wood engravings.
extolling the beauties of Jolie Holland's singing sometime between any of the above.
moon-faced beauties, my wives all!
pillion on the back of one of these beauties has to be a sadist.
rejoiceay just rejoicing in the glories and the beauties of the Son of God!
Small Talk fancies a night of late-night revelry in our fair capital, preferably with a bevy of buxom beauties.
self penned beauties from Casal himself.
Each of these allows you to enjoy the natural beauties of this scenic area along with the peaceful solitude away from city life.
To illustrate the intensity of the pleasure he found alike in the solitude of his study and in the relaxations of genial social intercourse, almost any page taken at random, either from the Life or from the Letters, would suffice; and many incidental touches show that he was not a stranger to the delights of quiet contemplation of the beauties and grandeurs of nature.
Romilly writes thus of him in his autobiography: "The count was difficult enough to please; he was sufficiently impressed with the beauties of the original.
During all these periods of literary activity, lyric poetry, pure and simple, had by no means been neglected; almost all the Lyric Poetry, renowned poets since the time of RudagI had sung in endless strains the pleasures of love and wine, the beauties of nature, and the almighty power of the Creator; but it was left to the incomparable genius of I~lifi~ (d.
One day just rejoicing in the glories and the beauties of the Son of God !
So just these three covers and a whole pile of self penned beauties from Casal himself.
However as I 've been saying for many years now one of the beauties about spread betting firms is their flexibility.
These elegant beauties are often made of ceramic or alabaster glass and feature curvy profiles which will add a little femininity without too much frill.
While these irrigated beauties have traditionally been used on garden or patio walls, they are now designed to create a natural environment inside as well.
Decadent dark eyed beauties look best with natural and earth toned hues that best compliment their rich eye color.
Fair skinned individuals tend to look best in blue based reds, while warm skinned beauties look vibrant in fire engine or orange based reds.
Not only do these beauties look different without their artistically applied cosmetics, many of their famed features tend to disappear without the makeup techniques their stylists rely on to either enhance or exaggerate their assets.
On the other hand, some goth beauties go for a softer look; they'll still go heavy on the black eyeliner, but they may wear pink or purple eye shadows and lighter lip colors.
MAC's color collection features an explosion of hues that attract a wide array of makeup users from sophisticated beauties to edgy fashionistas.
Once these beauties hit the table, you'll be awash in compliments - and who doesn't love that?
Once Blunt and Nemcova split he was rumored to be with any number of famous beauties.
Rumors abounded that he was found passed out in a ditch and even tried to work his southern charms on a few Nicaraguan beauties.
The cast of the Baywatch series and resulting movies included many Hollywood beauties and hunks, but once again Hasselhoff was the tallest amongst them.
While statuesque beauties may find it easier to land on a best legs list, some petite celebrities are also listed due to their shapely gams.
Perhaps one of these beauties should have a place of honor in your own garden.
Saxifraga Oppositifolia - It is impossible to speak too highly of the beauties of this bright little mountain-plant, in color and in habit so distinct from others of its family.
Plant these beauties in early Spring or late Fall in locations that you can either see from inside your home, or farther out on your property where their beauty will lure you out and remind you of the coming Spring.
These decadent beauties are hardy in Zones 3 to 8 and are native to eastern North America.
As flashy and eclectic as Steve Vai's playing was, these day-glo beauties were stunning.
These beauties are hand crafted from start to finish.
One of the beauties of pearl rings is that they are available in both contemporary and traditional styles meaning that there is bound to be a ring to suit every taste.
Come summertime, you'll want to add a few of these flowing beauties to your wardrobe.
Curvaceous Beauties - Consider Curvaceous Beauties' top selling hot pink and black open cup teddy.
Powerful is exactly what you'll feel in these square-shaped, almost octagonal beauties.
These beauties, whether done in a faux croc or a satin finish, are very functional.
When you think of Dior, think of classic beauties; this is a designer who'd make Jackie O, Audrey Hepburn and other quietly glamorous girls proud.
There are tons of different styles to choose from, and that is one of the beauties of cell phone charms: the utter variety.
While you decide, practice filling in your brows, and take cues from the stunning movie icon beauties of the 1940s.
Think bohemian beauties Farrah Fawcett or Kate Hudson for inspiration.
There's no doubt that the bevy of beauties below are all knockouts.
Sometimes these affairs are more fashion show than contest, but the key elements are there: beauties and bathing suits.
While it's true that you can save just about any image that you find online to your computer's hardrive, there are some online sites that are geared specifically towards bikini clad beauties.
Fabulous Savers.com: Here, you'll be able to find bikini images of some legendary beauties, including models Yamila Diaz Rahi, Laetitia Casta, and Heidi Klum.
Choose Your Item: At Choose Your Item, you'll not only find several images of bikini women, you'll also be able to browse a collection of fitness beauties as well.
Brazil is famous for their bathing beauties, envelope-pushing beach style and countless sultry super models.
Take a cue from these leggy beauties by choosing a suit that is cut high on the leg.
In this DVD, the fitness beauties strut their stuff and strike tantalizing poses for the audience.
Volume 8 is also longer in length (another fifty-five minutes) than Volume 9, but this time the cast as been whittled down to just eight stunning beauties.
Just remember all those Reubenesque beauties gracing museum halls.
Since calendars featuring bathing beauties are such big sellers year after year, she'd probably experience a good deal of success with this venture.
However, the SI beauties aren't wearing anything but a tan and a thin coat of paint.
On the other hand, timeless beauties like Sophia Loren, Jane Mansfield and Elizabeth Taylor knew that a soft set of pearls, some red lipstick and a body hugging, flattering swimsuit were all it took to grab a man's attention and keep it!
This issue features a "Musicians and Models" theme, pairing up some favorite beauties with musical greats from a variety of genres.
The Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition 2010 is chock full of gorgeous swimsuit models, an up-and-coming tennis star, Olympic beauties and a body paint swimsuit section that will have you doing a double take!
If the combination of sun, surf and bathing beauties is what you are after, then SI's fantasy-filled, bikini clad pages are for you!
Beyond the cover, the pages inside are filled with a bevy of new beauties scandalously clad in daring bikinis and posed in a variety of decadent locales.
Our sun bathing beauties gallery is chock full of lovely ladies enjoying a warm summer's day!
Various traits go into making sun-bathing beauties, and no, you don't need to have a "perfect ten" figure or win a bikini contest to be one!
Of course this led to Mark and Brian's embarrassment before the scantily clad beauties when their jet ski capsized.
The Australian Swimsuit Calendar features a bevy of beauties from down-under.
Bikinis may be WW's stock and trade, but you can't show them off without models, and these beauties take center stage throughout the website.
The professional, polished look of these beauties will have you rethinking those piles of lacy or colorful envelopes and a weekend recovering from writer's cramp.
Mermaids have long been thought to be sexy and seductive, and there are many costumes available portraying the siren side of the tailed beauties.
Girls of all ages can transform into mythical beauties of the sea by donning a mermaid tail costume.
The influence of these subtle beauties is highly apparent in the classic, yet, upscale designs of Alina.
These beauties may not be comfortable in large crowds or parties, preferring instead to spend quiet evenings with a good book or in the company of good friends.
While the Disney beauties are readily available in toddler and twin sizes, it is much more difficult to find them in full-size or larger.
One look at these beauties and you'll know they're not for the guys.
You can also wear these beauties to bring a splash of color to an all-black ensemble.
Add inches to your height, but do it comfortably in these seersucker beauties.
It's no surprise, then, that since its inception, Neighbours has made a habit of casting a bevy of beauties to reside on Ramsay Street.
All soaps have them - casts full of hunks and beauties alike, along with a decent mix of other characters that are thought of as the cornerstones of the community.
The telenovelas broadcast out of Brazil are more racy and controversial than Spanish telenovelas and the list of Brazilian telenovela actors includes both stunning beauties and the most macho of men.
Additional Renato Beauties include the Beauty Sapphire Diamond, the Beauty Sapphire, and the Beauty Rubber strap.
These beauties are a great source of antioxidants.
These "angels" have since moved on, but few could deny that the bathing and lounging beauties have left an indelible mark on the popular culture's consciousness.
Soon Katie had taken her place among the bevy of beauties featured in Playboy's Book of Lingerie.
These ladies are known worldwide and range from Americans to international beauties.
They are the cheerleaders, the power driven professionals, the romantic beauties on TV and in magazines.
Couple that with a bevy of slinky beauties draped over their shoulders and it's easy to see why boxers have become so popular.
These beauties all have their own unique discovery stories and fabulous mixes of ethnicities.
Set your hair in pin curls, or use rollers to get the soft waves of 1950s beauties.
Real peignoir sets are not easy to find, but Dollhouse Bettie has unearthed some beauties.
Containing such beauties as 'I Wanna Be Adored', 'She Bangs The Drums' and 'Waterfall', it has become one of the most celebrated albums ever to come out of Britain.
On The Price is Right, she was one of "Barker's Beauties" at one point.
Margolis soon became one of Barker's Beauties, the models on the daytime game show The Price is Right.
Lemon juice has long been prized by bathing beauties for its ability to lighten the hair when sunbathing, and lemon juice mixed with white sugar to make a paste is an ancient formula for bleaching skin.
Hollywood Blonde: Part of the Holiday in Hollywood collection, this pale gold is perfect for fair skin and blonde beauties!
One of the beauties of FrontPage is that it can be simple enough that, quite literally, even a child can do it.
Shelley (4to, London, 1876-1880), in the coloured plates of which full justice is done to the varied beauties which these gloriously arrayed little beings display, while almost every available source of information has been consulted and the results embodied.
Apart from the fjords and lakes the chief beauties of the Alps are glaciers and waterfalls.
It is celebrated because of the difficulties overcome on the precipitous eastern slopes of the Sierra Madre, the beauties of the mountain scenery through which it passes, and the rapid transition from the hot, humid coastal plain to the cool, arid plateau, 7924 ft.
The villages, which are always walled round by groves of bamboos and betel-nut palms, have often a very striking appearance; and Backergunje has many beauties of detail which strike a traveller in passing through the country.
Chapelain's Sentiments de l'Acaddmie francaise sur la tragi-comddie du Cid (1638), when its arbitration was demanded by Richelieu, and not openly repudiated by Corneille, was virtually unimportant; but it is worth remembering that no less a writer than Georges de Scudery, in his Observations sur le Cid (1637), gravely and apparently sincerely asserted and maintained of this great play that the subject was utterly bad, that all the rules of dramatic composition were violated, that the action was badly conducted, the versification constantly faulty, and the beauties as a rule stolen!
Yet with all their faults the Nights have beauties enough to deserve their popularity, and to us their merit is enhanced by the pleasure we feel in being transported into so entirely novel a state of society.
No teacher could have made Helen Keller sensitive to the beauties of language and to the finer interplay of thought which demands expression in melodious word groupings.
The cliffs and woods have been so far disfigured by quarries that public feeling was aroused, and in 1904 an "Avon Gorge Committee" was appointed to report to the corporation of Bristol on the possibility of preserving the beauties of the locality.
I by no means say in all his gifts, but only in some single point; as, for instance, the beauty of his language, or its harmony, or the natural and peculiar grace of the Ionic dialect, or his fulness of thought, or by whatever name those thousand beauties are called which to the despair of his imitator are united in him."
Till the 18th century the gigantic figures of Axayacatl and his son Montezuma were to be seen carved in the porphyry hill of Chapultepec, but these as well as the hanging gardens have been destroyed, and only the groves of ahuehuete (cypress) remain of the ancient beauties of the place.
Turenne, Moliere, Bossuet, Maintenon (Louvre), La Valliere, Sevigne, Montespan, Descartes (Castle Howard), all the beauties and celebrities of his day, sat to him.
The place, however, continued to be visited for its natural beauties, its mineral springs and its pure milk.
This at once prevented the graces of spontaneity and secured the beauties of artistic elaboration.
All, or almost all, the clever young men of the brilliant generation of 1830 passed under his influence; and, while he pleased the Romanticists by his frank appreciation of the beauties of English, German, Italian and Spanish poetry, he had not the least inclination to decry the classics - either the classics proper of Greece and Rome or the so-called classics of France.
According to the custom of that age in Italy, it now became his duty to explain the language, and to illustrate the beauties of the principal Latin authors, Cicero and Virgil being considered the chief masters of moral science and of elegant diction.
The surface is sterile, naked and rugged, with bold, rocky ledges, and a most picturesque shore, the beauties of which have made it a favourite summer resort, much frequented by artists.
After the requisite comments on the beauties of Ouray and the surrounding mountains, Faust explained he was from California, here on business—for a short stay, he added.
Beauties like Gams don't come around very often.
None of the three beauties was she, or he'd know.
If he must be classed, he was before all things a describer - a describer of the passions of the human heart and of the beauties of nature.
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