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Стр. 4 - And in at the windows, and in at the door, And through the walls by thousands they pour; And down from the ceiling and up through the floor, From the right and the left, from behind and before, From within and without, from above and below, — And all at once to the Bishop they go. They have whetted their teeth against the stones, And now they pick the Bishop's bones; They gnawed the flesh from every limb, For they were sent to do judgment on him!
Стр. 246 - John the Baptist was wrapped, and the linen cloth with which the Saviour was girded on the cross.
Стр. 52 - The loveliest wonderful Maiden On high is sitting there, With golden jewels braiden, And she combs her golden hair. With a golden comb sits combing, And ever the while sings she A marvellous song through the gloaming Of magical melody. It hath caught the boatman, and bound him In the spell of a wild sad love ; He sees not the rocks around him, He sees only her above. The waves through the pass sweep swinging, But boatman or boat is none ; And this with her mighty singing The LORELEY hath done.
Стр. 202 - In the church screen is a flight of thirty steps called the " holy staircase," which is an imitation in marble of the Scala Santa, near the Church of St. John the Lateran, at Rome, which can only be ascended by the devout on their knees. A collection of wonderful relics was formerly shown here, consisting of the bodies of Servite monks which had been kept like mummies.
Стр. 52 - I know not what sorrow is o'er me, What spell is upon my heart; But a tale of old times is before me — A legend that will not depart. Night falls as I linger, dreaming, And calmly flows the Rhine; The peaks of the hills are gleaming In the golden sunset shine. A wondrous lovely maiden Sits high in glory there; Her robe with gems is laden, And she combeth her golden hair.
Стр. 246 - Charlemagne not reclining in his coffin, as is the usual fashion of the dead, but seated in his throne as one alive, clothed in the imperial robes, bearing the sceptre in his hand, and on his knees a copy of the Gospels. On his fleshless brow was the crown, the imperial mantle covered his shoulders, the sword joyeuse was by his side, and the pilgrim's pouch, which he had borne always while living, was still fastened to his girdle.
Стр. 101 - Only one of the two towers now stands at its full height, one hundred and ninety-three feet, the uppermost story of the other being wanting. Two doors lead into the building, and are the only openings on the ground floor. No particular order seems to have been observed in the arrangement of the pillars, and at the present time the whole gives an impression that the building was never completed. Both gate and street are called Simeon, after a...
Стр. 206 - ... depth, amounting in the aggregate to about two million five hundred thousand acres, the greater part of which acreage and the greater part of the course of the river lying in the western part of the State. The elevation of the bed of the river through the State of Kansas is from three thousand three hundred and fifty feet above the level of the sea at the Colorado line to one thousand feet above that level at the point where it enters Oklahoma. The rainfall in the drainage, area in the western...
Стр. 222 - ... building is the work of centuries, parts having been added from time to time when others were pulled down. The choir was enlarged, as well as the arch of the entrance, when the two square towers were built. If, however, St. Gereon presents the most varied styles of architecture, it still remains one of the most interesting churches of Cologne, and is furnished with legends from the earliest Christian times. The oldest part of the church was built by the Empress Helena, the mother of Constantine...