The School Reader: Containing Instructions in the Elementary Principles of Reading, and Selected Lessons from the Most Elegant Writers. For the Use of Academies and the Higher Classes in Common and Select Schools. Fourth book

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Newman and Ivison, 1842 - Readers - 304 pages
 

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Page 278 - Besides, sir, we have no election. If we were base enough to desire it, it is now too late to retire from the contest. There is no retreat but in submission and slavery ! Our chains are forged ; their clanking may be heard on the plains of Boston! The war is inevitable — and let it come! I repeat it, sir, let it come! It is in vain, sir, to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may cry, Peace, peace; but there is no peace.
Page 131 - Then Joseph could not refrain himself before all them that stood by him ; and he cried, Cause every man to go out from me.
Page 38 - There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats; For I am arm'd so strong in honesty, That they pass by me as the idle wind Which I respect not. I did send to you For certain sums of gold, which you denied me...
Page 278 - But there is no peace! The war is actually begun! The next gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms! Our brethren are already in the field ! Why stand we here idle? What is it that gentlemen wish? What would they have? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? ' Forbid it, Almighty God ! I know not what course others may take; but as for me — give me liberty, or give me death!
Page 98 - The woman saith unto Him, Sir, thou hast " nothing to draw with, and the well is deep : from " whence then hast thou that living water ? " Art Thou greater than our father Jacob, which " gave us the well, and drank thereof himself, and " his children, and his cattle...
Page 98 - But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth; for the Father seeketh such to worship him.
Page 246 - But blessed are your eyes, for they see ; and your ears, for they hear. For verily I say unto you, That many prophets and righteous men have desired to see those things which ye see, and have not seen them ; and to hear those things which ye hear, and have not heard them.
Page 286 - Pray can I not, Though inclination be as sharp as will: My stronger guilt defeats my strong intent; And, like a man to double business bound, I stand in pause where I shall first begin, And both neglect. What if this cursed hand Were thicker than itself with brother's blood, Is there not rain enough in the sweet heavens To wash it white as snow?
Page 246 - When any one heareth the word of the kingdom, and understandeth it not, then cometh the wicked one, and catcheth away that which was sown in his heart.
Page 189 - O Lord, how manifold are Thy works ! In wisdom hast Thou made them all : The earth is full of Thy riches. So is this great and wide sea, Wherein are things creeping innumerable, Both small and great beasts.

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