County society, Volume 2

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Hurst and Blackett, 1861
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Page 317 - The armaments which thunderstrike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake And monarchs tremble in their capitals, The oak leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war: These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar.
Page 232 - 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...
Page 46 - And I saw as it were a sea of glass mingled with fire : and them that had gotten the victory over the beast, and over his image, and over his mark, and over the number of his name, stand on the sea of glass, having the harps of God.
Page 46 - And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty ; just and true are thy ways, thou King of saints.
Page 232 - 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.
Page 232 - The addition of his empire, how it showed In prospect from his throne, how good, how fair, Answering his great idea. Up he rode Followed with acclamation and the sound Symphonious of ten thousand harps that tuned Angelic harmonies: the Earth, the air Resounded (thou remember'st, for thou heard'st), The heavens and all the constellations rung, The planets in their stations listening stood, While the bright pomp ascended jubilant. "Open, ye everlasting gates...
Page 44 - Where two or three are gathered together in my name, there will I be in the midst of them,
Page 320 - Therefore if any man can shew any just cause, why they may not lawfully be joined together, let him now speak, or else hereafter for ever hold his peace.
Page 312 - ... But the mother and both the sisters were frightened, and turned pale with anger as he took Cinderella on his horse, and rode away with her. When they arrived at the palace, the prince presented the bride to the king his father, who received her with great kindness, and praised her modesty and beauty. It was determined that the marriage should take place as soon as all the arrangements could be made. They then went to the chapel, where the priest was in readiness, and were married, and the wedding...
Page 283 - You mean that you love me, and that — that you want — to marry me?" she said; and then, with a fervent impulse, she threw her arms round his neck and kissed him again and again. The directness of her question dumfounded him for the moment ; but what she suggested (though it might be selfish in him to agree to it) would be the best thing that could happen to him. So he lied to her, and said: "Yes, that's what I meant. But, then, to tell you the sober truth, I'm as poor as a...

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