Latin Exercises: Adapted to Andrew and Stoddard's Latin Grammar

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Crocker and Brewster, 1844 - Latin language - 336 pages
 

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Page 336 - though in solemn silence all Move round this dark, terrestrial ball; What though no real voice nor sound Amidst their radiant orbs be found,— In reason's ear they all rejoice, And utter forth a glorious voice, Forever singing, as they shine,
Page 335 - earth Repeats the story of her birth; Whilst all the stars that round her burn, And all the planets in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll, And spread the truth from pole to pole. No. 17. 96. What though in solemn silence all Move round this dark, terrestrial ball; What though no real voice nor sound Amidst their radiant orbs be found,—
Page 334 - Little cricket, full of mirth, Chirping on my kitchen hearth, Wheresoe'er be thine abode, Always harbinger of good, Pay me for thy warm retreat With a song more soft and sweet; In return thou shalt receive Such a strain as I can give. No. 25. —10 Lines. 91. Thus thy praise shall be
Page 320 - So the sweet lark, high poised in air, Shuts close his pinions to his breast, If chance his mate's shrill note he hear, And drops at once into her nest. 49. Nations behold, remote from reason's beams, (ellip.) Where Indian Ganges rolls his sandy streams,
Page 334 - When worn with sickness, oft hast thou With health renewed my face, And when in sins and sorrow sunk, Revived my soul with grace. No. 17. 85. Thy bounteous hand with worldly bliss Has made my cup run o'er (sat
Page 335 - No. 25. —10 Lines. 93. Neither night nor dawn of day Puts a period to thy play; Sing then, and extend thy span Far beyond the date of man: Wretched man, whose years are spent In repining discontent, Lives not, aged though he be, Haifa span, compared with thee.
Page 333 - But thou canst read it there. No. 17. 80. To all my weak complaints and cries Thy mercy lent an ear, Ere yet my feeble thoughts had learned To form themselves in prayer.
Page 334 - Ten thousand thousand precious gifts My daily thanks employ, Nor is the least a cheerful heart, That tastes those gifts with joy. No. 17. 87. Through every period of my life Thy goodness I'll pursue, And after death, in distant worlds, The glorious theme renew. No. 17. 88. When nature fails, and day and night My ever-grateful heart, O Lord, Thy mercy shall adore. Divide thy works no more,
Page 333 - When in the slippery paths of youth With heedless steps I ran, Thine arm, unseen, conveyed me safe, And led me up to man
Page 333 - No. 17. 79. O how shall words with equal warmth The gratitude declare, That glows within my ravished breast ? But thou canst read it there.

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