The Foreign Quarterly Review, Volume 17
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Page 201 - Roman province, and ruled it afterwards by procurators or governors, who were sent thither, and recalled at their pleasure : the power of life and death was taken out of the hands of the Jews, and placed in the Roman governor, and their taxes were paid more directly to the Roman emperor, and gathered by the publicans.
Page 106 - CHARLEMAGNE'S TRAVELS to CONSTANTINOPLE and JERUSALEM, a Norman-French Poem of the Twelfth Century, now first printed from the original MS. in the British Museum, EDITED by FRANCISQUE MICHEL, foolscap Svo.
Page 60 - ... century, at a cheaper rate than they could obtain it from Egypt, where it was then extensively made. The first sugar plantations established in Spain were at Valencia, but they were soon after extended to Granada and Murcia. Prince Henry, the navigator, carried sugar-cane from Sicily to Madeira. Towards the end of the fifteenth and the commencement of the sixteenth centuries, it was conveyed to the Canary islands, where plantations were formed, especially on Gomera and Grand Canary. From Gomera...
Page 114 - Behold, the Lord rideth upon a swift cloud, and shall come into Egypt : and the idols of Egypt shall be moved at his presence, and the heart of Egypt shall melt in the midst of it.
Page 422 - ... ce serait le rire, ce seraient les larmes; ce serait le bien, le mal, le haut, le bas, la fatalité, la providence, le génie, le hasard, la société, le monde, la nature, la vie ; et au-dessus de tout cela on sentirait planer quelque chose de grand...
Page 4 - ... of the sea, — a circumstance which we the more easily observed, because our course lay directly through the midst of this streak, which extended from southeast to north-east.
Page 299 - Baldwin sufficiently attest; — his calling them his friends and confidants affording additional evidence of his connexion with the Church. If, too, as has been surmised, he was a Benedictine, rigidly observant of the ancient rules of the order, and, as such, one to whom the rapidly-extending innovations of the Cistercian monks could not but be highly objectional, his vehement opposition to Saint Bernard, who was the head of the Cistercians, and to the Crusades, to the promotion of which that distinguished...
Page 304 - Reinardus" have already furnished some particulars. The lion proclaimed a general peace, but, the ants having refused to recognise him as their sovereign, he trod down their hillocks, killing thousands of this tiny race and wounding as many. The lord of the ants was absent when this outrage was committed, but on his return vowed to take bitter vengeance for the injury done to his people : — " So spake their chief, then bunted round After tlie lion, whom he found Under the linden fast asleep. Close...
Page 311 - Conuit qu'il aveit ja veu." The Harleian MS. (No. 219) of the Latin Fables of Odo de Ceriton was assuredly compiled in England, as the introduction of English verses into the moralizations clearly proves, and we there find several of Reynard's Histories related, with the names of the actors, Isingrinus, &c., a fact which serves to show that these stories were as familiar to the inhabitants of this island as to those of the continent.* Another manuscript in the same library (No 913), which was obviously...
Page 302 - ... which shows very clearly that the third book, in which the wolf and the fox repeatedly encounter each other without the slightest allusion being made to this particular injury, is very improperly thrust into the place which it now occupies. But to proceed, Reynard, after a long discourse with Isengrim, persuades him to wreak his vengeance upon the ram. The wolf agrees to do so, and is accordingly conducted by Reynard to the spot where he is feeding. The ram succeeds, however, in beating off his...