The Western Journal and Civilian: Devoted to Agriculture, Manufactures, Mechanic Arts, Internal Improvement, Commerce, Public Policy, and Polite Literature, Volume 7 (Google eBook)

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M. Tarver & H. Cobb, 1851 - United States
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Page 138 - I am not worth purchasing; but such as I am, the king of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it.
Page 341 - For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves: Which show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean while accusing or else excusing one another;) in the day when God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ according to my gospel.
Page 417 - Some beauties yet no precepts can declare, For there's a happiness as well as care. Music resembles poetry; in each Are nameless graces which no methods teach, And which a master-hand alone can reach. If, where the rules not far enough extend (Since rules were made but to promote their end), Some lucky Licence answer to the full Th' intent propos'd, that licence is a rule.
Page 278 - Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And, departing, leave behind us, Footprints on the sands of time; Footprints, that perhaps another, Sailing o'er life's solemn main, A forlorn and shipwrecked brother, Seeing, shall take heart again.
Page 346 - And the second angel poured out his vial upon the sea; and it became as the blood of a dead man: and every living soul died in the sea.
Page 416 - First follow nature and your judgment frame ' By her just standard, which is still the same: Unerring Nature, still divinely bright, One clear, unchanged, and universal light, Life, force, and beauty, must to all impart, "At once the source, and end, and test of art. Art from that fund each just supply provI3es, Works without show, and without pomp presides; In some fair body thus th...
Page 200 - For we have heard him say, that this Jesus of Nazareth shall destroy this place, and shall change the customs which Moses delivered us. 15 And all that sat in' the council, looking steadfastly on him, saw his face as it had been the face of an angel.
Page 278 - Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Page 416 - Hear how learn'd Greece her useful rules indites, When to repress, and when indulge our flights : High on Parnassus' top her sons she show'd, And pointed out those arduous paths they trod ; Held from afar, aloft, th' immortal prize, And urged the rest by equal steps to rise.
Page 416 - Tis more to guide, than spur the Muse's steed; Restrain his fury, than provoke his speed: The winged courser, like a gen'rous horse, Shows most true mettle when you check his course.

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