The common school manual: a regular and connected course of elementary studies : embracing the necessary and useful branches of a common education ... (Google eBook)

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W. Williams, 1827 - Study Aids
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Page 313 - The other shape, If shape it might be call'd that shape had none Distinguishable in member, joint, or limb ; Or substance might be call'd that shadow seem'd, For each seem'd either: black it stood as night, Fierce as ten furies, terrible as Hell, And shook a dreadful dart ; what seem'd his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on.
Page 123 - What though, in solemn silence, all Move round the dark terrestrial ball; What though no real voice nor sound Amid their radiant orbs be found; In reason's ear they all rejoice, And utter forth a glorious voice, For ever singing as they shine, The hand that made us is divine.
Page 338 - And we said, We cannot go down : if our youngest brother be with us, then will we go down : for we may not see the man's face except our youngest brother be with us.
Page 338 - And we said unto my lord, We have a father, an old man, and a child of his old age, a little one: and his brother is dead, and he alone...
Page 295 - A little rule, a little sway, A sunbeam in a winter's day, Is all the proud and mighty have Between the cradle and the grave.
Page 123 - Soon as the evening shades prevail The moon takes up the wondrous tale, And nightly to the listening earth Repeats the story of her birth...
Page 313 - Where thy true treasure? Gold says, ' Not in me: And, ' Not in me,' the Diamond. Gold is poor: India's insolvent: seek it in thyself; Seek in thy naked self, and find it there ; In being so descended, form'd, endow'd ; Sky-born, sky-guided, sky-returning race!
Page 294 - The intricate wards, and every bolt and bar Of massy iron or solid rock with ease Unfastens : on a sudden open fly With impetuous recoil and jarring sound The infernal doors, and on their hinges grate Harsh thunder, that the lowest bottom shook Of Erebus.
Page 319 - The learn'd is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy that he knows no more ; The rich is happy in the plenty given, The poor contents him with the care of Heaven.
Page 313 - When in the slipp'ry paths of youth With heedless steps I ran, Thine arm unseen convey'd me safe, And led me up to man.

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