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Page 151 - Happy art thou, O Israel : Who is like unto thee, O people saved by the Lord, The shield of thy help, And who is the sword of thy excellency ! And thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee ; And thou shalt tread upon their high places.
Page 153 - For what nation is there so great, who hath God so nigh unto them, as the LORD our God is in all things that we call upon him for?
Page 318 - Thy shades, thy silence, now be mine, Thy charms my only theme ; My haunt the hollow cliff, whose pine Waves o'er the gloomy stream, Whence! the scared owl on pinions grey Breaks from the rustling boughs, And down the lone vale sails away To more profound repose.
Page 56 - Oh that I had the wings of a dove, that I might fly away and be at rest,
Page 375 - married her as soon as she was able to quit the chamber, when the priest and all that saw her were affrighted to look on her. But God,' she adds, with a not ungraceful vanity, 'recompensed his justice and constancy, by restoring her as well as before.
Page 350 - How little can we venture to exult in any intellectual powers, or literary attainments, when we consider the condition of poor Collins ! I knew him a few years ago, full of hopes and full of projects, versed in many languages, high in fancy, and strong in retention.
Page 153 - Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen, and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life : but teach them thy sons, and thy sons...
Page 63 - A REPORT AND DISCOURSE, written by Roger Ascham, of the affaires and state of Germany and the Emperour Charles, his court, duryng certaine yeares while the sayd Roger was there.
Page 378 - Irish massacre was acted, and finding humours begin to be very stirring, he applied himself to understand the things then in dispute, and read all the public papers that came forth between the king and parliament, besides many other private treatises, both concerning the present and foregoing times. Hereby he became abundantly informed in his understanding, and convinced in conscience of the righteousness of the parliament's cause in point of civil right...