Compendium of modern geography

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Seite 118 - A friendly juice to cool its rage contain. Bear me, Pomona ! to thy citron groves ; To where the lemon and the piercing lime, With the deep orange, glowing through the green, Their lighter glories blend.
Seite 4 - Then stay'd the fervid wheels, and in his hand He took the golden compasses, prepared In God's eternal store, to circumscribe This universe, and all created things. One foot he centred, and the other turn'd Round through the vast profundity obscure, And said, Thus far extend, thus far thy bounds, This be thy just circumference, O world.
Seite 7 - But yonder comes the powerful King of Day, Rejoicing in the east. The lessening cloud, The kindling azure, and the mountain's brow> Illumed with fluid gold, his near approach Betoken glad.
Seite 118 - See, a long race thy spacious courts adorn ; See future sons, and daughters yet unborn, In crowding ranks on every side arise, Demanding life, impatient for the skies...
Seite 11 - But wandering oft, with brute unconscious gaze, Man marks not THEE, marks not the mighty hand That, ever busy, wheels the silent spheres; Works in the secret deep; shoots, steaming, thence The fair profusion that o'erspreads the Spring...
Seite 5 - Open, ye everlasting gates!' they sung; ' Open, ye heavens! your living doors; let in The great Creator, from his work re.turn'd Magnificent, his six days...
Seite 118 - See heaven its sparkling portals wide display, And break upon thee in a flood of day.
Seite 12 - Worse than the season, desolate the fields ; And, adding to the ruins of the year, Distress the footed or the feathered game.
Seite 9 - Yon blaze is feeble, and yon skies are cool. See, how at once the bright effulgent sun, Rising direct, swift chases from the sky The...
Seite 31 - Tis granted, and no plainer truth appears, Our most important are our earliest years. The mind impressible and soft, with ease Imbibes and copies what she hears and sees, And through life's labyrinth holds fast the clue That education gives her, false or true.

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