Spanish Towns and Spanish Pictures

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J.T. Hayes, 1870 - Painting - 221 pages
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Page 215 - Yields undiscerned by all but God ? Thy precious things, whate'er they be That haunt and vex thee, heart and brain ? Look to the cross, and thou shalt see How thou may'st turn them all to gain.
Page 132 - There hath not come a razor upon mine head ; for I have been a Nazarite unto God from my mother's womb : if I be shaven, then my strength will go from me, and I shall become weak, and be like any other man.
Page 94 - No wrangling, no angry word, was heard in it ; no one was idle : every one did his duty with alacrity, and not without a temperate cheerfulness.
Page 95 - Elliot, abashed, made answer that he understood nothing thereof. "Well," said the Emperor, " it is too true ; and this we will say, that, if we had been master of such a servant, we should rather have lost the best city in our dominions than have lost such a worthy counsellor ;" — " which matter," says Roper, in the concluding words of his beautiful narrative,
Page 78 - Go thy ways, and God bless thee, for it is not possible that the son of these tears should perish.
Page 106 - Behold,' says he, pointing to these and raising his voice, ' the powers which I have received from his catholic majesty. With these I govern Castile ; and with these I will govern it, until the king, your master and mine, takes possession of his kingdom ".' A declaration so bold and haughty silenced them, and astonished their associates.
Page 58 - To which the king made the memorable reply, " If it were my own son, I would fetch the wood to burn him, were he such a wretch as thou art !" It was certainly a characteristic answer.
Page 55 - Parliament, being again assembled, conferred on the king the title of the only supreme head on earth of the church of England, as they had already invested him with all the real power belonging to it.
Page 126 - But in this genial interval, nature is in all her freshness and fragrance ; " the rains are over and gone, the flowers appear upon the earth, the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in the land.
Page 77 - His voyage was prosperous, and agreeable ; and he arrived at Laredo in Biscay, on the eleventh day after he left Zealand. As soon as he landed, he fell prostrate on the ground ; and considering himself now as dead to the world, he kissed the earth, and said, " Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked I now return to thee, thou common mother of mankind.

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