Life, Scenery and Customs in Sierra Leone and the Gambia, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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R. Bentley, 1850 - Sierra Leone
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Page 288 - Heaven ('twas all he wished) a friend. No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode, (There they alike in trembling hope repose,) The bosom of his Father and his God.
Page 138 - Ill-fated race ! the softening arts of peace, Whate'er the humanizing Muses teach ; The godlike wisdom of the temper'd breast ; Progressive truth, the patient force of thought ; Investigation calm, whose silent powers Command the world ; the light that leads to Heaven ; Kind equal rule, the government of laws, And all-protecting Freedom, which alone Sustains the name and dignity of man : These are not theirs.
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Page 138 - Yields to this liquid weight of half the globe ; And Ocean trembles for his green domain. But what avails this wondrous waste of wealth, This gay profusion of luxurious bliss, This pomp of Nature \ what, their balmy meads, Their powerful herbs, and Ceres void of pain 1 By vagrant birds dispers'd, and wafting winds, What, their unplanted fruits ? what, the cool draughts, Th...
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Page 10 - Be sober and watch : because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, goeth about, seeking whom he may devour : whom resist ye strong in faith : knowing that the same affliction befalls your brethren who are in the world.

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