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Page 31 - twill be eleven; And so, from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe, And then, from hour to hour, we rot and rot; And thereby hangs a tale.
Page 233 - WHEN gathering clouds around I view, And days are dark, and friends are few, On Him I lean, who, not in vain, Experienced every human pain ; He sees my wants, allays my fears, And counts and treasures up my tears.
Page 23 - Fcap. 8vo. Is. 6d. LYRA SANCTORUM; Lays for the Minor Festivals. Edited by the Rev. WJ Deane. Fcap. 8vo. 3s. 6d. '' We hail the appearance of such a book with pleasure : it is agreeably significant as to the progress of sacred poetry in our age. It is a collection of historical...
Page 133 - Sweet are the uses of adversity ; Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head...
Page 17 - THE Two GUARDIANS ; or, Home in this World. By the Author of
Page 17 - Tales of Kirkbeck.'' Second edition, ISmo., 2s. 6d. " Reveals by the help of a skilful and powerful hand, directed by deep religious earnestness, much of the sin, sorrow, the mental, moral, and spiritual darkness which London hides from the world's gaze. A book to be read and thought about." — West of England Conservative.
Page 221 - O Woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made, When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou ! — Scarce were the piteous accents said, When, with the Baron's casque, the maid To the nigh streamlet ran.
Page 29 - HILL. — STORIES ON THE COMMANDMENTS. The First Table : " My Duty towards GOD." By the Rev. G. Hill, MA Is. The Needle Case, or Forgetting...
Page 182 - If to do were as easy as to know what were^ good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces. It is a good divine that follows his own instructions: I can easier teach twenty what were good to be done, than be one of the twenty to follow mine own teaching.