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Page 252 - at which we ought to lie down at night. There can be no doubt that one of the most admirable conducives to health is early rising. " Let us," says Solomon, "go forth into the fields; let us lodge in the villages; let us get up early to the vineyards; let us see if the vine flourish —if the tender
Page 60 - time were both powerfully affected. Buildings, landscapes, &C., were exhibited in proportions so vast as the bodily eye is not fitted to receive. Space swelled, and was amplified to an extent of unutterable infinity. This, however, did not disturb me so much as the expansion of time. I sometimes
Page 166 - There's one did laugh in his sleep, and one cried " Murder! " That they did wake each other ; I stood and heard them : But they did say their prayers, and addressed them Again to sleep.
Page 194 - Green pastures she views in the midst of the dale, Down which she so often has tripped with her pail; And a single small cottage, a nest like a dove's, The only one dwelling on earth that she loves.
Page 61 - not disturb me so much as the expansion of time. I sometimes seemed to have lived for seventy or a hundred years in one night; nay, sometimes had feelings representative of a millenium passed in that time, or, however, of a duration far beyond the limits of any human experience.
Page 60 - The sense of space," says he, " and in the end the sense of time were both powerfully affected. Buildings, landscapes, &C., were exhibited in proportions so vast as the bodily eye is not fitted to receive. Space swelled, and was amplified to an extent of unutterable infinity. This, however, did not disturb me so much as the expansion of
Page 254 - a little more slumber, a little more folding of the hands to sleep." " How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard ? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?
Page 87 - in stone coffins, with mummies and sphinxes, in narrow chambers, at the heart of eternal pyramids. I was kissed, with cancerous kisses, by crocodiles, and laid confounded with all unutterable, slimy things, amongst reeds and Nilotic mud.
Page 194 - What ails her ? She sees A mountain ascending, a vision of trees ; Bright volumes of vapour through Lothbury glide, And a river flows on through the vale of
Page 86 - Southern Asia is, and has been for thousands of years, the part of the earth most swarming with human life; the great officina gentium. Man is a weed in those regions. The vast empires also into which the enormous population of Asia has always been cast, give a farther sublimity to the feelings associated with all Oriental names or images. In China,