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Page 99 - There in the twilight cold and gray, Lifeless, but beautiful, he lay, And from the sky, serene and far, A voice fell, like a falling star, Excelsior ! POEMS ON SLAVERY.
Page 114 - ... Their thoughts I cannot measure : — But the least motion which they made, It seemed a thrill of pleasure. The budding twigs spread out their fan, To catch the breezy air ; And I must think, do all I can, That there was pleasure there. If this belief from heaven be sent, If such be Nature's holy plan, Have I not reason to lament What man has made of man...
Page 118 - God puts down the mighty from their seat, and exalts the humble and meek.
Page 115 - WHEN wilt thou save the people ? Oh, God of mercy ! when ? Not kings and lords, but nations ! Not thrones and crowns, but men ! Flowers of thy heart...
Page 50 - He said; and to her hands the goblet heaved, — Which, with a smile, the white-arm'd queen received. Then to the rest he fill'd ; and, in his turn, Each to his lips applied the nectar'd urn. Vulcan with awkward grace his office plies, 770 And unextinguish'd laughter shakes the skies.
Page 114 - Thee exceedingly in thought, word, and deed ; doing what we ought not to have done, and leaving undone what we ought to have done : but for Thy dear Son's sake Jesus Christ forgive us all that is past, and grant us again Thy grace.
Page 3 - CreweBise is the place where I have spent the greater part of my life — it is...
Page 72 - book" consisted of a thin piece of wood with a handle, on which was tacked a sheet of paper with the alphabet and the Lord's Prayer printed on it. This sheet was covered by a thin sheet of transparent horn and served as a "handy and practically indestructible text.

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