The Life and Letters of Eliza Allen Starr

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Lakeside Press, 1905 - Authors, American - 452 pages
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Page 133 - Dear charming nymph, neglected and decried, My shame in crowds, my solitary pride. Thou source of all my bliss, and all my woe, That found'st me poor at first, and keep'st me so; Thou guide, by which the nobler arts excel, Thou nurse of every virtue, fare thee well!
Page 35 - Going, therefore, teach ye all nations : baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost. Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you. And behold I am with you all days even to the consummation of the world.
Page 145 - I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me, and delivered Himself up for me.
Page 399 - Are just set out to meet the sea. The year's departing beauty hides Of wintry storms the sullen threat ; But in thy sternest frown abides A look of kindly promise yet. Thou bring'st the hope of those calm skies. And that soft time of sunny showers, When the wide bloom, on earth that lies, Seems of a brighter world than ours.
Page 300 - Mother of Christ ! hear thou thy people's cry, Star of the deep, and portal of the sky ! Mother of Him who thee from nothing made, Sinking we strive, and call to thee for aid ; Oh, by that joy which Gabriel brought to thee, Thou Virgin first and last, let us thy mercy see.
Page 162 - And when I shall be lifted up from the earth, I will draw all things unto myself.
Page 311 - December, 1854, on the occasion of the definition of the dogma of the Immaculate Conception...
Page 438 - Virgin of all Virgins ! To thy shelter take us ; Gentlest of the gentle ! Chaste and gentle make us.
Page 41 - She has a face that just raises your attention at first sight, it grows on you every moment, and you wonder it did no more than raise your attention at first. Her eyes have a mild light, but they awe you when she pleases ; they command like a good man out of office, not by authority, but by virtue.
Page 31 - CASE.) In 1820 he served as a delegate to the convention called to revise the Constitution of Massachusetts and took a conspicuous part in the work of that body. In the same year he delivered the oration at Plymouth in commemoration of the landing of the Pilgrims; this was followed in 1825 by an oration on the occasion of the laying of the corner-stone of the Bunker Hill Monument and by a eulogy on Adams and Jefferson in 1826 — three addresses which established his fame as one of the great orators...

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