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Page 174 - Be ye angry, and sin not : let not the sun go down upon your wrath : neither give place to the devil.
Page 284 - To each his sufferings : — all are men, Condemned alike to groan ; The tender for another's pain, The unfeeling for his own. Yet, ah ! why should they know their fate ? Since sorrow never comes too late, And happiness too swiftly flies. Thought would destroy their paradise. No more : where ignorance is bliss,
Page 308 - BELL'S READING-BOOKS. FOR SCHOOLS AND PAROCHIAL LIBRARIES. The popularity which the ' Books for Young Readers ' have attained is a sufficient proof, that teachers and pupils alike approve of the use of interesting stories, with a simple plot in place of the dry combination of letters and syllables, making no impression on the mind, of which elementary readingbooks generally consist. The Publishers have therefore thought it advisable to extend the application of this principle to books adapted for...
Page 303 - A FLAT IRON FOR A FARTHING; or, Some Passages in the Life of an Only Son.
Page 205 - Truly my hope is even in Thee; in Thee, O Lord, have I trusted, let me never be confounded.
Page 226 - And O ye fountains, meadows, hills, and groves, Forebode not any severing of our loves ! Yet in my heart of hearts I feel your might ; I only have relinquished one delight To live beneath your more habitual sway.
Page 223 - What though the radiance which was once so bright Be now for ever taken from my sight, Though nothing can bring back the hour Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower...
Page 302 - It is not often nowadays the privilege of a critic to grow enthusiastic over a new work ; and the rarity of the occasion that calls forth the delight is apt to lead one into the sin of hyperbole. And yet we think we shall not be accused of extravagance when we say that, without exception, " Mrs. Overtheway's Remembrances " is the most delightful work avowedly written for children that we have ever read. There are passages in this book which the genius of George Eliot would be proud to own It is full...