Belgravia, Volume 32

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Willmer & Rogers, 1877 - London (England)
 

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Page 30 - ... and on my servants and on my handmaidens I will pour out in those days of my Spirit, and they shall prophesy. And I will shew wonders in heaven above, and signs in the earth beneath, blood and fire and vapour of smoke. The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and notable day of the Lord come.
Page 433 - And Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran his son's son, and Sarai his daughter in law, his son Abram's wife ; and they went forth with them from Ur of the Chaldees, to go into the land of Canaan ; and they came unto Haran, and dwelt there.
Page 487 - And the Naiad-like lily of the vale, Whom youth makes so fair and passion so pale, That the light of its tremulous bells is seen Through their pavilions of tender green...
Page 435 - Listen, oh my son ! There is no wisdom equal unto the belief in God ! He created the world, and shall we liken ourselves unto him in seeking to penetrate into the mysteries of his creation ? Shall we say, Behold this star spinneth round that star, and this other star with a tail goeth and cometh in so many years ? Let it go I He, from whose hand it came, will guide and direct it...
Page 203 - ... that those two comets passed directly over the city, and that so very near the houses that it was plain they imported something peculiar to the city alone ; that the comet before the pestilence was of a faint, dull, languid colour, and its motion very heavy, solemn, and slow ; but that the comet before the fire was bright and sparkling, or, as others said, flaming, and its motion swift and furious...
Page 204 - I must confess, had so much of the common notion of such things in my head, that I was apt to look upon them as the forerunners and warnings of God's judgments; and especially when, after the Plague had followed the first, I yet saw another of the like kind, I could not but say, God had not yet sufficiently scourged the city.
Page 46 - America, the electric signal-men received severe electric shocks. At a station in Norway the telegraphic apparatus was set fire to ; and at Boston, in North America, a flame of fire followed the pen of Bain's electric telegraph, which writes down the message upon chemically prepared paper.
Page 85 - Nimico a' lupi che gli danno guerra ; Con altra voce omai, con altro vello Ritorneṛ poeta, ed in sul fonte Del mio battesmo prendeṛ...
Page 433 - And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lift up mine hand unto the LORD, the most high God, the possessor of heaven and earth, that I will not take from a thread even to a shoelatchet, and that I will not take any thing that is thine, lest thou shouldest say, I have made Abram rich...
Page 161 - She raised tragedy to the skies, or brought it down from thence. It was something above nature. We can conceive of nothing grander. She embodied to our imagination the fables of mythology, of the heroic and deified mortals of elder time. She was not less than a goddess, or than a prophetess inspired by the gods. Power was seated on her brow, passion emanated from her breast as from a shrine. She was tragedy personified.

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