A Fair Philosopher (Google eBook)

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G. W. Harlan & Company, 1882 - 292 pages
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Page 261 - As the tree falls, so must it lie : As the man lives, so will he die ; As the man dies, such must he be, All through the days of eternity.
Page 203 - I pray the prayer of Plato old : God make thee beautiful within, And let thine eyes the good behold In everything save sin...
Page 309 - Valuable Cooking Receipts. BY THOS. J. MURREY, Professional Caterer, lately of Astor House, New York, and Continental Hotel, Philadelphia. A new Cook-Book, containing original receipts, all of which have been personally tested by the author and simplified and adapted to the WANTS OF FAMILIES OF MODERATE MEANS, without sacrificing the rare qualities that serve to make the dishes at first-class hotels and restaurants so delicate and appetizing. This book contains many receipts for which the author...
Page 261 - Soon our souls to God Who gave them Will have sped their rapid flight ; Able now by grace to save them...
Page 85 - Since painted or not painted, all shall fade, And she who scorns a man, must die a maid; What then remains, but well our power to use, And keep good humour still whate'er we lose?
Page 195 - ... eternal life is the wages of any good work of ours. (The wages of sin is death, but eternal life is the gift of God, through Jesus Christ our Lordô...
Page 203 - That binds on all men's feet or chains or wings; Love, that is root and fruit of terrene things; Love, that the whole world's waters shall not drown, The whole world's fiery...
Page 245 - ... long, Who, dowered with every gift of passion, In that fierce flame can forge and fashion Of sin and self the anchor strong ; Can thence compel the driving force Of daily life's mechanic course, Nor less the nobler energies Of needful toil and culture wise ; Whose soul is worth the tempter's lure Who can renounce, and yet endure, To him I come, not lightly wooed, But won by silent fortitude.
Page 311 - Charming reminiscences of New York forty years ago. The book speaks to us like an old friend, and we lay it down with regret.-
Page 173 - O REST in the Lord, wait patiently for him, and he shall give thee thy heart's desire.

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