A Month in Switzerland

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Smith, Elder & Company, 1873 - Switzerland - 271 pages

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Page 113 - did betray The heart that loved her. 'T is her privilege Through all the years of this our life to lead From joy to joy : for she can so inform The mind that is within us, so impress With quietness and beauty, and so feed With lofty
Page 149 - Thy glorious works, Parent of good ; Almighty, Thine this universal frame, Thus wondrous fair ; Thyself how wondrous, then ! Unspeakable, Who sitt'st above the heavens To us invisible, or dimly seen In these Thy lowest
Page 11 - Not vainly did the early Persian make His altar the high places, and the peak Of earth-o'ergazing mountains ; and thus take A fit and unwalled temple, there to seek The Spirit, in whose honour shrines are weak, Uprear'd of human
Page 140 - Happy the man whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound ; Content to breathe his native air On his own
Page 140 - herds with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply him with attire ; Whose trees in summer yield him shade, In winter fire.—POPE.
Page vi - My heart was hot within me ; and, while I was thus musing, the fire kindled, and at the last I spake with my tongue.
Page 1 - What blessings Thy free bounty gives Let me not cast away ; For God is paid when man receives : T enjoy is to obey.—POPE.
Page 163 - —rather— To see the wonders of the world abroad Than, living dully sluggardized at home, Wear out thy youth with shapeless
Page 155 - I love not man the less, but nature more From these our

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