Some Summer Days Abroad

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C.G. Plummer, 1880 - Anglican Communion - 213 pages
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Page 144 - Where light and shade repose, where music dwells Lingering — and wandering on as loth to die ; Like thoughts whose very sweetness yieldeth proof That they were born for immortality.
Page 167 - MAN, that is born of a woman, hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery. He cometh up, and is cut down like a flower ; he fleeth as it were a shadow, and never continueth in one stay.
Page 157 - Douglas blood, With mitre sheen, and rocquet white. Yet show'd his meek and thoughtful eye But little pride of prelacy ; More pleased that, in a barbarous age, He gave rude Scotland Virgil's page, Than that beneath his rule he held The bishopric of fair Dunkeld.
Page 103 - Well done, good and faithful servant, enter thon into the joy of thy Lord.
Page 150 - I went to Kensington, which King William had bought of Lord Nottingham, and altered, but was yet a patched building, but with the garden, however, it is a very sweet villa, having to it the park and a straight new way through this park.
Page 94 - We, Archbishops, Bishops Metropolitan and other Bishops of the Holy Catholic Church, in full communion with the Church of England...
Page 87 - The waves of the sea are mighty, and rage horribly ; but yet the Lord, who dwelleth on high, is mightier.
Page 163 - in hopes, he said, of meeting his Good God, his sweet Lord and Saviour on the day of his resurrection,' meaning the third day, or the Easter Sunday following.
Page 140 - Emigravit is the inscription on the tombstone where he lies; Dead he is not, but departed, — for the artist never dies. Fairer seems the ancient city, and the sunshine seems more fair, That he once has trod its pavement, that he once has breathed its air!
Page 105 - ... one of the most independent and unimpressible gatherings possible to conceive, the Archbishop's presidency was above praise. While avoiding all appearance of dictation, his presence and position were always felt ; and the harmony and unanimity of the Conference were largely due to his uniform affability and good temper and his masterly leadership.

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