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Page 73 - remains fresh ; and, if there is truth as well as poetry in the familiar lines, " 'Tis education forms the common mind ; Just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined," I might not transcend the limits of truth, were I to assert that I owe more of my
Page 77 - he drew them not laboriously, but luckily. When he describes anything, you more than see it— you feel it, too. Those who accuse him to hare wanted learning, give him the greater commendation. He was naturally learned; he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature ; he looked inwards and found her. I cannot say he is everywhere alike ; were he
Page 270 - as he says, that With no middle flight intends to soar above the Aonian Mount, while it pursues things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme. Milton had a profound mind, and everything was made luminous by his glowing pen.
Page 229 - a man that can play well, and bring him to me. Then answered one of the servants and said. Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the BethChemite, that is cunning in playing, and a mighty valiant man, and a man of war, and prudent
Page 312 - the earth is full of thy riches, so is the great and wide sea. The glory* of the Lord shall endure forever, the Lord shall rejoice in all his works. I will sing unto the Lord as long as I live ; I will sing praises to my God while I
Page 20 - he passed; And the eyes of the sleepers waxed deadly and chill, And their hearts beat but once, and forever lay still!" The French and Latin elements of our language, of course, have their place
Page 143 - who died AD 353. The Alpha and Omega which accompany the symbol, indicate the faith of the emperor in the divinity of Christ,—" The beginning and the ending, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty." For the above descriptions, we hold
Page 229 - man who is a cunning player on a harp : and it shall come to pass, when the evil spirit from the Lord is upon thee, that he shall play with his hand and thou shall be well. And Saul said unto his servants, Provide me