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Page 266 - A king sat on the rocky brow Which looks o'er sea-born Salamis; And ships by thousands lay below, And men by nations — all were his;
Page 27 - all the foundations of the great deep were broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.
Page 41 - shoot, and kindle as they pass." ****** " Then, every void of nature, to supply " With forms of gods, he fills the vacant sky: " New herds of beasts he sends the plains to share, " New colonies of birds to people air; " And to their oozy beds the finny fish repair.
Page 229 - And the wild beasts of the islands shall cry in their desolate houses; and dragons in their pleasant places.
Page 100 - kings, Amraphel king of Shinar, Arioch king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of Elam, and Tidal king of nations, made war
Page 310 - Twere long to tell and sad to trace Each step from splendour to disgrace; Enough no foreign foe could quell Thy
Page 41 - New herds of beasts he sends the plains to share, " New colonies of birds to people air; " And to their oozy beds the finny fish repair.
Page 132 - The fulness of thy presence who can see ? Man cannot live, great God, and look on thee ! Around thy form eternal lightnings glow, Thy voice appals the shuddering world below. Oh ! Egypt felt thee, when by signs unscared, To mock thy might the rebel monarch dared. Thou look'dst — and ocean sever'd at the glance ! Undaunted still — the charioteers advance. Thou look'dst again — she