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Page 109 - God is not a man, that he should lie ; " nor the Son of Man, that he should repent.
Page 220 - The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me, He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God ; and he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, even a morning without clouds ; as the tender grass springing out of the earth by clear shining after rain.
Page 216 - Or let my lamp at midnight hour Be seen in some high lonely tower...
Page 103 - O unexpected stroke, worse than of death ! Must I thus leave thee, Paradise ? thus leave Thee, native soil! these happy walks and shades, Fit haunt of gods ? where I had hope to spend, Quiet though sad, the respite of that day That must be mortal to us both.
Page 103 - O flowers That never will in other climate grow, My early visitation, and my last At even, which I bred up with tender hand From the first opening bud, and gave ye names, Who now shall rear ye to the sun, or rank Your tribes, and water from the ambrosial fount...
Page 220 - Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped. Then shall the lame man leap as an hart and the tongue of the dumb sing, for in the wilderness shall waters break out, and streams in the desert.
Page 219 - O SING unto the Lord a new song: sing unto the Lord, all the earth.
Page 24 - That saith of Cyrus, He is my shepherd, and shall perform all my pleasure : Even saying of Jerusalem, She shall be built; And to the temple, Thy foundation shall be laid.
Page 179 - Aonian maids, Delight no more; — O thou my voice inspire Who touched Isaiah's hallowed lips with fire ! Rapt into future times, the bard begun: A Virgin shall conceive, a Virgin bear a Son!