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Page 366 - THE Lord my pasture shall prepare, •And feed me with a shepherd's care ; His presence shall my wants supply, And guard me with a watchful eye ; My noonday walks he shall attend, And all my midnight hours defend.
Page 379 - And the dove came in to him in the evening; and, lo, in her mouth was an olive leaf plucked off: so Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth.
Page 176 - England,' for which I have been a good deal abused in the newspapers, for betraying the liberties of the people. God knows I had no thought for or against liberty in my head ; my whole aim being to make up a book of a decent size, that, as 'Squire Richard says,
Page 7 - THE fifty-two volumes which have hitherto formed the well-known Aldine Series, embody the works of nearly all the more popular English poetical writers, whether lyric, epic, or satiric, up to the end of the eighteenth century. But since that time the wonderful fertility of English literature has produced many writers equal, and in some cases far superior, to the majority of their predecessors ; and the widely augmented roll of acknowledged English poets now contains many names not represented in...
Page 7 - With a view of providing for this want, and of making a series which has long held a high place in public estimation a more adequate representation of the whole body of English poetry, the Publishers have determined to issue a second series, which will contain some of the older poets, and the works of recent writers, so far as may be practicable by arrangement with the representatives of the poets whose works are still copyright. One volume, or more, at a time will be issued at short intervals ;...
Page 9 - SERIES," to distinguish them from other collections. This general title has been adopted to indicate the spirit in which they are prepared ; that is to say, with the greatest possible accuracy as regards text, and the highest degree of beauty that can be attained in the workmanship. They are printed at the Chiswick Press, on fine paper, with wide margins, and issued in a neat cloth binding.
Page 379 - And the ravens brought him bread and flesh in the morning, and bread and flesh in the evening; and he drank of the brook.
Page 403 - For he who fights and runs away May live to fight another day ; But he who is in battle slain Can never rise and fight again.