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The Indian Alps and How We Crossed Them: Being a Narrative of Two Years ...
Nina Elizabeth Mazuchelli
No preview available - 2015
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Page 521 - Why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles at destruction ? 'Tis the divinity that stirs within us ; 'Tis heaven itself, that points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man...
Page 357 - Are not the mountains, waves, and skies, a part Of me and of my soul, as I of them ? Is not the love of these deep in my heart With a pure passion?
Page 466 - O LORD my God, thou art very great ; Thou art clothed with honour and majesty. Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment: Who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain...
Page 433 - Yet what binds us, friend to friend, But that soul with soul can blend ? Soul-like were those hours of yore ; Let us walk in soul once more ! "Take, O boatman, thrice thy fee ; Take, — I give it willingly ; For, invisible to thee, Spirits twain have crossed with me ! " " O, that is beautiful, — beautiful exceedingly ! Who translated it?
Page 522 - Conquer anger by mildness, evil by good, falsehood by truth. Be not desirous of discovering the faults of others, but zealously guard against your own. He is a more noble warrior who subdues himself, than he who in battle conquers thousands.
Page 464 - For lo, the winter is past, The flowers appear on the earth; The rain is over and gone; The time of the singing of birds is come, And the voice of the turtle is heard in our land.
Page 129 - And sounded, and found it twenty fathoms : and when they had gone a little further, they sounded again, and found it fifteen fathoms. 29 Then fearing lest we should have fallen upon rocks, they cast four anchors out of the stern, and wished for the day.