Sivan the Sleeper: A Tale of All Time

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Rivingtons, 1857 - 338 pages
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Page 79 - Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts And eloquence, native to famous wits Or hospitable, in her sweet recess, City or suburban, studious walks and shades. See there the olive grove of Academe, Plato's retirement, where the Attic bird Trills her thick-warbled notes the summer long; There flowery hill Hymettus, with the sound Of bees...
Page 191 - If thou hadst known, even thou, at least in this thy day, the things which belong unto thy peace! but now they are hid from thine eyes. For the days shall come upon thee, that thine enemies shall cast a trench about thee, and compass thee round, and keep thee in on every side, and shall lay thee even with the ground, and thy children within thee ; and they shall not leaA^e in thee one stone upon another ; because thou knewest not the time of thy visitation.
Page 341 - SACRED ALLEGORIES. The Shadow of the Cross —The Distant Hills— The Old Man's Home — The King's Messengers. By the Rev. WILLIAM ADAMS, MA, late Fellow of Merton College, Oxford.
Page 188 - E'en they, when, high above the dusty fight, Their burning Temple rose in lurid light, To their lov'd altars paid a parting groan, And in their country's woes forgot their own. As 'mid the cedar courts, and gates of gold, The trampled ranks in miry carnage roll'd; To save their Temple every hand...
Page 169 - When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place...
Page 180 - The tongue of the sucking child cleaveth to the roof of his mouth for thirst: the young children ask bread, and no man breaketh it unto them.
Page 340 - THE TWELVE FOUNDATIONS, AND OTHER POEMS. By the Rev. HC ADAMS, MA, late Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, Author of " Sivan the Sleeper,
Page 329 - Bower." 26. The Car — for Carmala his word obeyed — Moved on, and bore away the Maid ; While from the Golden Throne the Lord of Death With love benignant on Ladurlad smiled, And gently on his head his blessing laid. As sweetly as a Child, Whom neither thought disturbs nor care encumbers, Tired with long play at close of summer-day, Lies down and slumbers ; Even thus, as sweet a boon of sleep partaking, By Yamen blest, Ladurlad sunk to rest.

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