Rambles in Europe, Or, A Tour Through France, Italy, Switzerland, Great Britain, and Ireland, in 1836, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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E. French, 1839 - Europe
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Page 89 - There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore. There is society where none intrudes, By the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not man the less, but nature more...
Page 169 - I will establish My covenant with thee; and thou shalt know that I am the Lord : that thou mayest remember, and be confounded, and never open thy mouth any more because of thy shame, when I am pacified towards thee for all that thou hast done, saith the Lord.
Page 207 - We take each other by the hand, and we exchange a few words and looks of kindness, and we rejoice together for a few short moments, and then days, months, years intervene, and we see and know nothing of each other.
Page 237 - court" of the great King. — Bishop Taylor. PRAYER.— The Divine Character of Prayer was not invented ; it was born with the first sigh, the first joy, the first sorrow of the human heart ; or rather, man was born to pray ; to glorify God, or to implore Him, was his only mission here below, — all else perishes before him or with him ; but the cry of glory, of admiration, or of love, which he raises towards the Creator, does not perish on his passing from the earth, — it re-ascends, it resounds...
Page 28 - Bruno, preferring the philosophy of Pythagoras and of Plato, soon found himself in conflict with his teachers. Pythagoras had taught that the sun was the centre of our system, and that the earth was but a planet revolving round it, and Pythagorean student as he was, Giordano naturally followed the teaching of Copernicus on the same subject, despite all that Father Anselm could urge. And indeed Giordano had latterly shunned the kind old monk, being unwilling to give him needless pain, and yet...
Page 200 - In 1890, 1900, and 1910. principle of locking the stable door after the horse has been stolen. Game legislation has usually followed a well-marked course. First, hunting in the season of reproduction has been prohibited ; then methods of hunting have been restricted; then sale and possession of game in close season have been interdicted ; next, all hunting of certain species has been suspended...
Page iv - BROTHERS, in the Clerk's Office of the Southern District of New• York. CONTENTS OF THE SECOND VOLUME.
Page 77 - The centre of the island is occupied by an extensive plateau, with an elevation lie northern side, of between three and four thousand feet above the level of the sea.
Page 237 - ... only mission here below, — all else perishes before him or with him ; but the cry of glory, of admiration, or of love, which he raises towards the Creator, does not perish on his passing from the earth, — it re-ascends, it resounds from age to age in the ear of the Almighty, like the refleciion of His own magnificence. It is the only thing in man which is wholly divine, and which he can exhale with joy and pride.
Page 234 - Huskisson, who was killed at the opening of ' the Liverpool and Manchester Railway (p.

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