Chips from a German Workshop, Volume 4, Part 1

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Longmans, Green, and Company, 1875 - Comparative linguistics

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Page 251 - Waft, waft, ye winds, his story, And you, ye waters, roll, Till, like a sea of glory, It spreads from pole to pole ; Till o'er our ransomed nature, The Lamb for sinners slain, Redeemer, King, Creator, In bliss returns to reign.
Page 66 - And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof. And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him.
Page 251 - From Greenland's icy mountains ; From India's coral strand ; Where Afric's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand ; From many an ancient river ; From many a palmy plain ; They call us to deliver Their land from error's chain.
Page 252 - Him songs of praise. 2 Convinced that he is God alone, From Whom both we and all proceed ; We, whom He chooses for His own, The flock that He vouchsafes to feed. 3 O enter then His temple gate, Thence to His courts devoutly press; And still your grateful hymns repeat, And still His name with praises bless.
Page 252 - WITH one consent let all the earth To God their cheerful voices raise ; Glad homage pay with awful mirth, And sing before Him songs of praise.
Page 201 - I, to imprint in her a thorough veneration for my person, draw up my legs and spurn her from me with my foot, in such a manner, that she shall fall down several paces from the sofa.
Page 180 - that man is sinking under old age; his senses have become obtuse, suffering has destroyed his strength, and he is despised by his relations. He is without support and useless, and people have abandoned him, like a dead tree in a forest. But this is not peculiar to his family. In every creature youth is defeated by old age. Your father, your mother, all your relations, all your friends, will come to the same state; this is the appointed end of all creatures.
Page 251 - What though the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle, Though every prospect pleases, And only man is vile : In vain with lavish kindness The gifts of God are strown ; The heathen, in his blindness, Bows down to wood and stone...
Page 277 - School books, translations of the Scriptures and religious works, prepared by various missions, are used in common, and helps and improvements secured by one mission are freely placed at the command of all. The large body of missionaries resident in each of the Presidency towns form missionary conferences, hold periodic meetings, and act together on public matters. They have frequently addressed the Indian Government on important social questions involving the welfare of the native community, and...
Page 199 - So that's a mere trifle; now then, let us see, At a fair market price how much money there'll be. "Six shillings a pair — five — four — three-and-six — To prevent all mistakes, that low price I will fix; Now what will that make? fifty chickens, I said, — Fifty times three-and-sixpence— I'LL ASK BROTHER NED.

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