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admiration Antwerp appearance aunt beauty better bright Buckmere Burschenschaft called Carrom character charms Chassť Conrad cum countenance dark Dashington Dayton dear deep delight Dick Thornton Dunlap earth eloquence England engraving eyes father Faust fear feelings Frederick genius gentleman give glory hand happy heart heaven Hebrew Hebrew language honor hope Il Pirata Kaunitz Knickerbacker lady language light look ment Mephistopheles mind moral Napoleon nations nature never New-York night o'er once orators passed passion peculiar Philip Hone phrenology Pisa poet poetry political Porto Pisano portrait present racter Rasselas reader recollections remark scene seemed smile soon soul specimens spirit Stapps Stuart success sweet talents taste tell thee thing thou thought thousand tion truth verse voice whole WILLIAM DUNLAP words young youth
Page 208 - For the Lord shall comfort Zion: he will comfort all her waste places; and he will make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the Lord; joy and gladness shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the voice of melody.
Page 207 - And the streams thereof shall be turned into pitch, and the dust thereof into brimstone, and the land thereof shall become burning pitch. It shall not be quenched night nor day : the smoke thereof shall go up for ever : from generation to generation it shall lie waste : none shall pass through it for ever and ever...
Page 207 - Look upon Zion, the city of our solemnities: thine eyes shall see Jerusalem a quiet habitation, a tabernacle that shall not be taken down; not one of the stakes thereof shall ever be removed, neither shall any of the cords thereof be broken.
Page 207 - Chaldees" excellency, shall be as when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah. It shall never be inhabited, neither shall it be dwelt in from generation to generation: neither shall the Arabian pitch tent there; neither shall the shepherds make their fold there ; but wild beasts of the desert shall lie there; and their houses shall be full of doleful creatures ; and owls shall dwell there, and satyrs shall dance there.
Page 331 - While you are engaged in the field, many will repair to the closet, many to the sanctuary; the faithful of every name will employ that prayer which has power with God; the feeble hands which are unequal to any other weapon, will grasp the sword of the Spirit; and from myriads of humble, contrite hearts, the voice of intercession, supplication, and weeping, will mingle in its ascent to heaven with the shouts of battle and the shock of arms.
Page 208 - Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped. Then shall the lame man leap as an hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing: for in the wilderness shall waters break out, and streams in the desert.
Page 103 - YE who listen with credulity to the whispers of fancy, and pursue with eagerness the phantoms of hope; who expect that age will perform the promises of youth, and that the deficiencies of the present day will be supplied by the morrow ; attend to the history of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia.
Page 208 - O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will lay thy stones with fair colours, and lay thy foundations with sapphires. And I will make thy windows of agates, and thy gates of carbuncles, and all thy borders of pleasant stones.
Page 331 - ... in eternal gloom. It is not necessary to await your determination. In the solicitude you feel to approve yourselves worthy of such a trust, every thought of what is afflicting in warfare, every apprehension of danger must vanish, and you are impatient to mingle in the battle of the civilized world.
Page 273 - What a singular destiny has been that of this remarkable man! To be regarded in his own age as a classic, and in ours as a companion. To receive from his contemporaries that full homage which men of genius have in general received only from posterity 1 To be more intimately known to posterity than other men are known to their contemporaries!