The Call of the Stars: A Popular Introduction to a Knowledge of the Starry Skies (Google eBook)

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G.P. Putnam's sons, 1914 - Constellations - 431 pages
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Page 406 - And David lifted up his eyes, and saw the angel of the Lord stand between the earth and the heaven, having a drawn sword in his hand stretched out over Jerusalem.
Page 83 - In counterpoise, now ponders all events, Battles and realms; in these he put two weights, The sequel each of parting and of fight. The latter quick up flew and kicked the beam...
Page 34 - The year's at the spring And day's at the morn; Morning's at seven; The hill-side's dew-pearled; The lark's on the wing; The snail's on the thorn: God's in his heaven All's right with the world!
Page 90 - Dan shall be a serpent by the way, An adder in the path, That biteth the horse heels, So that his rider shall fall backward.
Page 160 - Away, away ! in our blossoming bowers, In the soft air wrapping these spheres of ours, In the seas and fountains that shine with morn, See, Love is brooding, and Life is born, And breathing myriads are breaking from night, To rejoice, like us, in motion and light.
Page 69 - FATHER of all ! in every age, In every clime adored, By saint, by savage, and by sage, Jehovah, Jove, or Lord ! Thou great First Cause, least understood, Who all my sense confined To know but this, that Thou art good, And that myself am blind...
Page 265 - And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night ; and let them be for signs and for seasons, and for days,
Page 33 - When the morning stars sang together, and the sons of God shouted for joy.
Page 151 - But hail! thou Goddess sage and holy! Hail, divinest Melancholy! Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view...
Page 223 - ... therefore, if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune ; for though she be blind, yet she is not invisible. The way of fortune is like the milky way in the sky ; which is a meeting, or knot of a number of small stars, not seen asunder, but giving light together : so are there a number of little and scarce discerned virtues, or rather .'acuities and customs that make men fortunate : the Italians note some of them, such as a man would little think.

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