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Page 322 - And surely, never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. I saw her just above the horizon, decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she just began to move in— glittering like the morning star, full of life, and splendour, and joy."—
Page 4 - the grave ! but we will not deplore thee, Though sorrows and darkness encompass the tomb: Thy Saviour has pass'd through its portal before thee, And the lamp of His love is thy guide through the gloom ! But the wide arms of Mercy are spread to enfold thee, And sinners may
Page 12 - Of Sharon's dewy rose ! Lo, such the child whose early feet, The paths of peace have trod ; Whose secret heart, with influence sweet, Is upward drawn to God ! The lily must decay ; The rose that blooms beneath the hill By cool Siloam's shady rill Must shortly fade
Page 4 - But the wide arms of Mercy are spread to enfold thee, And sinners may die, for the SINLESS has died! Thou art gone to the grave ! we no longer behold thcc, Nor tread the rough paths of the world by thy side
Page 92 - The discretion of a judge is the law of tyrants; it is always unknown; it is different in different men; it is casual, and depends upon constitution, temper, and passion. In the best, it is oftentimes caprice— in the worst, it is every vice, folly, and passion to which human nature is liable.
Page 445 - of the vale, The simplest note that swells the gale, The common sun, the air, the skies, To him are opening paradise." Of the truth of this we have a happy
Page 122 - has been before commented upon as characteristic of all Henry's proceedings. The allusion in the text appears to be the 10th verse of the xxth chap, of Deuteronomy: 'When thou comest nigh to a city to fight against it, then proclaim peace unto it.'
Page 639 - of the sense of the House that slavery ought to be abolished gradually throughout the British colonies with as much expedition as might be found consistent with a due regard to the well-being of the parties concerned, Mr. Canning, while he agreed with Mr. Buxton in his general principle, declared his anxiety to avoid any pledge