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Page 228 - Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth ; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes : but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
Page 183 - Flush'd as they are with folly, youth, and wine Their prudent insults to the poor confine ; Afar they mark the flambeau's bright approach,. And shun the shining train and golden coach.
Page 33 - But thou, of temples old, or altars new, Standest alone — with nothing like to thee — Worthiest of God, the holy and the true. Since Zion's desolation, when that He Forsook His former city, what could be, Of earthly structures, in His honour piled, Of a sublimer aspect? Majesty, Power, Glory, Strength, and Beauty, all are aisled In this eternal ark of worship undefiled.
Page 61 - Haste,' is found written on the backs of private letters at the close of the fifteenth and the beginning of the sixteenth centuries...
Page 181 - Mohock's name ? Was there a watchman took his hourly rounds, Safe from their blows, or new-invented wounds...
Page 159 - The public highway is not more open and free for every man in the community, than is the public schoolhouse for every child ; and each parent feels that a free education is as secure a part of the birthright of his offspring, as Heaven's bounties of light and air.
Page 372 - For, as the decency due to the sex forbids the exposing and publicly mangling their bodies, their sentence (which is to the full as terrible to sensation as the other) is to be drawn to the gallows, and there to be burned alive p.
Page 161 - One copious, exhaustless fountain supplies all this abundance. It is Education, — the intellectual, moral, and religious education of the people. Having no other mines to work, Massachusetts has mined into the human intellect, and, from its limitless resources, she has won more sustaining and enduring prosperity and happiness than if she had been founded on a stratification of silver and gold, reaching deeper down than geology has yet penetrated.
Page 81 - A proclamation was issued, and 300/. offered for taking him into custody ; but, notwithstanding this, he still appeared at large, and gave the following among other proofs of his audacity. Sitting down at the door of a public-house in Holborn, where he was well known, he called for a pint of beer, and drank it, holding a pistol in his hand by way of protection ; he then went off with the greatest apparent unconcern.