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Page 277 - There was a man in our town. And he was wondrous wise : He jumped into a bramble bush And scratched out both his eyes. And when he saw his eyes were out, With all his might and main He jumped into another bush And scratched them in again.
Page 48 - Nor does it develop aspirations that we cannot satisfy. Increasing strength of appetite develops corresponding power of government. Hunger quickens our perceptions and leads us to nature's storehouses. Aspiration furnishes us pinions upon which we wing our way to paradise. Every ideal can be made practical as soon it is distinctly defined, for the power to image and to execute are one and the same thing. There is no such thing as a false hope related to the individual himself. Our hope may be imperfect,...
Page 274 - Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garments of praise for the spirit of heaviness : that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified.
Page 85 - It is a law of physics that action and reaction are equal and in opposite directions. The direction which impressionism gives to art is away from nature. Hermann Bahr interpreted the phase somewhat whimsically : the poet or painter, he says, is the mirror in which nature is reflected; or, nature as we see it in the work of art is not seen directly but reflected in a temperament. If the...
Page 270 - God's wrath and curse, and so made liable to all miseries in this life, to death itself, and to the pains of hell for ever.