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Page 139 - 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.
Page 141 - My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain upon the tender herb, and as the showers upon the grass : Because I will publish the name of the Lord: ascribe ye greatness unto our God.
Page 214 - Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy scalps, And throned Eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow ! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits, as to show How Earth may pierce to Heaven, yet leave vain man below.
Page 111 - When he first saw, he was so far from making any judgment about distances, that he thought all objects whatever touched his eyes (as he expressed it), as what he felt did his skin ; and thought no objects so agreeable as those which were smooth and regular, though he could form no judgment of their shape, or guess what it was in any object that was pleasing to him.
Page 23 - A primrose by the river's brim A yellow primrose is to him, And it is nothing more...
Page 112 - ... the room he was in, he said, he knew to be but part of the house, yet he could not conceive that the whole house could look bigger.
Page 69 - He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale.
Page 290 - V DUTIES OF OFFICERS. 1. The President, or, in his absence, one of the Vice Presidents, or, in their absence, a President pro tempore, shall preside at the meetings of the Institute.