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Page 109 - Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of the Lord; awake, as in the ancient days, in the generations of old. Art thou not it that hath cut Rahab, and wounded the dragon...
Page 64 - And certainly our language now used varieth far from that which was used and spoken when I was born...
Page 274 - And thus, when they appear'd at last, And all my bonds aside were cast, These heavy walls to me had grown A hermitage — and all my own! And half I felt as they were come To tear me from a second home.
Page 240 - His knowledge measured to his state and place; His time a moment, and a point his space. If to be perfect in a certain sphere, What matter, soon or late, or here or there? The blest to-day is as completely so, As who began a thousand years ago.
Page 351 - Lessing's Laocoon : an Essay upon the Limits of Painting and Poetry, with remarks illustrative of various points in the History of Ancient Art. By GOTTHOLD EPHRAIM LESSING.
Page 307 - We are descended of ancient families, and kept up our dignity and honour many years, till the jack-sprat THAT supplanted us.
Page 345 - PREFACE. ALMOST every English boy can be taught to write clearly, so far at least as clearness depends upon the arrangement of words. Force, elegance, and variety of style are more difficult to teach, and far more difficult to learn ; but clear writing can be reduced to rules.
Page 350 - The Tempest," " Midsummer Night's Dream," " Taming of the Shrew,"
Page 238 - Our little habitation was situated at the foot of a sloping hill, sheltered with a beautiful underwood behind, and a prattling river before ; on one side a meadow, on the other a green. My farm consisted of about twenty acres of excellent land, having given a hundred pounds for my predecessor's goodwill.