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Page 358 - The Gods, who haunt The lucid interspace of world and world, Where never creeps a cloud, or moves a wind, Nor ever falls the least white star of snow, Nor ever lowest roll of thunder moans, Nor sound of human sorrow mounts to mar Their sacred everlasting calm!
Page 321 - For I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children to the third and fourth generations of those who hate Me.
Page 356 - Or man, or woman. Yet I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope, but still bear up and steer Right onward.
Page 226 - ... parallelism of the phenomena of contagious disease with those of life. As a planted acorn gives birth to an oak competent to produce a whole crop of acorns, each gifted with the power of reproducing its parent tree ; and as thus from a single seedling a whole forest may spring ; so, it is...
Page 295 - It is a delicious moment certainly that of being well nestled in bed, and feeling that you shall drop gently to sleep. The good is to come not past : the limbs have been just tired enough to render the remaining in one posture delightful; the labour of the day is done.
Page 117 - That in a lesser, but still not a small proportion, the disease is cured by nature in spite of them ; in other words, their interference opposing, instead of assisting the cure.
Page 146 - Up and away for life ! be fleet ! The frost-king ties my fumbling feet, Sings in my ears, my hands are stones, Curdles the blood to the marble bones, Tugs at the heart-strings, numbs the sense: And hems in life with narrowing fence.
Page 214 - God of this world, and the conflict between the two, form the slaple of the greater part of modern history. Not being able to exclude the Christian Church from the world, the great enemy, who first made his assault upon the Son of God himself, the founder of that Church and kingdom, and offered him all the kingdoms of this world, if he would fall down and worship, changed his plan of attack, and said to himself, when he began to comprehend the spiritual nature of Christ's kingdom, Very well ; we...
Page 1 - Columbia," and that by that name, they and their successors, until that day, shall and may have continual succession, and shall be persons in law, capable of suing and being sued, pleading and being impleaded, answering and being answered unto, defending and being defended, in all courts and places...
Page 225 - Nor is the disgust abolished by the reflection that, although we do not see the nastiness, we are drawing it in our lungs every hour and minute of our lives. There is no respite to this contact with dirt ; and the wonder is, not that we should from time to time suffer from its presence, but that so small a portion' of it would appear to be deadly to man.

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