English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: Consisting of Exercises in Parsing, Instances of False Orthography, Violations of the Rules of Syntax, Defects in Punctuation, and Violations of the Rules Respecting Perspicuous and Accurate Writing : Designed for the Benefit of Private Learners, as Well as for the Use of Schools (Google eBook)
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Page 147 - The wicked flee when no man pursueth : but the righteous are bold as a lion.
Page 28 - All Nature is but art, unknown to thee All chance, direction, which thou canst not see; All discord, harmony not understood; All partial evil, universal good: And, spite of pride, in erring reason's spite, One truth is clear, Whatever is, is right.
Page 27 - Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace.
Page 26 - Teach me to feel another's woe, To hide the fault I see; That mercy I to others show, That mercy show to me.
Page 127 - No powers of body or of soul to share, But what his nature and his state can bear. Why has not man a microscopic eye ? For this plain reason, man is not a fly. Say what the use were finer optics given, T...
Page 136 - WHEN all Thy mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view, I'm lost In wonder, love, and praise.
Page 133 - Man, like the generous vine, supported lives ; The strength he gains is from th' embrace he gives. On their own axis as the planets run, Yet make at once their circle round the sun ; So two consistent motions act the soul, And one regards itself, and one the whole. Thus God and nature link'd the general frame, And bade self-love and social be the same.
Page 124 - Do unto others as you would that others should do unto you.
Page 134 - See the sole bliss heaven could on all bestow ! Which who but feels can taste, but thinks can know : Yet poor with fortune, and with learning blind, The bad must miss, the good untaught will find : Slave to no sect, who takes no private road, But looks through nature up to nature's God ; Pursues that chain which links th...