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Page 52 - Let people serve thee, and nations bow down to thee : be lord over thy brethren, and let thy mother's sons bow down to thee : cursed be every one that curseth thee, and blessed be he that blesseth thee.
Page 179 - The blessed damozel leaned out From the gold bar of Heaven; Her eyes were deeper than the depth Of water stilled at even; She had three lilies in her hand, And the stars in her hair were seven.
Page 293 - ... fate, And see the revolution of the times Make mountains level, and the continent, Weary of solid firmness, melt itself Into the sea; and other times to see The beachy girdle of the ocean Too wide for Neptune's hips; how chances mock, And changes fill the cup of alteration With divers liquors!
Page 534 - ... dominant, and sitteth upon a sphinx, and looketh unto Memphis and old Thebes, while his sister Oblivion reclineth semisomnous on a pyramid, gloriously triumphing, making puzzles of Titanian erections, and turning old glories into dreams. History sinketh beneath her cloud. The traveller as he paceth amazedly through those deserts asketh of her, who builded them ? and she mumbleth something, but what it is he heareth not.
Page 491 - Letter to his Constituents, denying the power of the House of Commons to imprison the people of England,' and he accompanied the letter with an argument in support of his position.
Page 292 - O heaven ! that one might read the book of fate ; And see the revolution of the times Make mountains level, and the continent (Weary of solid firmness,) melt itself Into the sea...
Page 316 - And the mixed multitude that was among them fell a lusting: and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, "Who shall give us flesh to eat? We remember the fish, which we did eat in Egypt freely; the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlick: But now our soul is dried away: there is nothing at all, beside this manna, before our eyes.
Page 455 - Earth crouches, the elements are potter's clay, Space like a heaven filled up with northern lights, Here, nowhere, there, and everywhere at once.
Page 456 - I used to wish the Arabian Tales were true : my imagination ran on unknown influences, on magical powers, and talismans I thought life might be a dream, or I an Angel, and all this world a deception, my fellow-angels by a playful device concealing themselves from me, and deceiving me with the semblance of a material world.