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Oxford University Press, 1897 - Electronic journals
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Page 355 - Mid toil and tribulation, And tumult of her war, She waits the consummation Of peace for evermore; Till with the vision glorious Her longing eyes are blest, And the great Church victorious Shall be the Church at rest.
Page 72 - Departmentally, he is no more than the first named of five persons, by whom jointly the powers of the Lord Treasurership are taken to be exercised ; he is not their master, or, otherwise than by mere priority, their head : and he has no special function or prerogative under the formal constitution of the office. He has no official rank, except that of Privy Councillor. Eight members of the Cabinet, including five Secretaries of State, and several other members of the Government, take official precedence...
Page 256 - The sun grew low, and left the skies, Put down (some write) by ladies eyes ; The moon pull'd off her veil of light, That hides her face by day from sight, (Mysterious veil, of brightness made, That's both her lustre and her shade) And in the lanthorn of the night, With shining horns hung out her light : For darkness is the proper sphere Where all false glories use t
Page 59 - Here lies HENRY PURCELL, Esq., who left this life, and is gone to that blessed place where only his harmony can be exceeded.
Page 380 - All things rejoice in youth and love, The fulness of their first delight ! And learn from the soft heavens above The melting tenderness of night. Maiden, that read'st this simple rhyme, Enjoy thy youth, it will not stay ; Enjoy the fragrance of thy prime, For...
Page 234 - The sodger frae the wars returns, The sailor frae the main; But I hae parted frae my love, Never to meet again, My dear — Never to meet again. When day is gane, and night is come, And a...
Page 248 - O, know, sweet love, I always write of you, And you and love are still my argument ; So all my best is dressing old words new, Spending again what is already spent: For as the sun is daily new and old, So is my love still telling what is told.
Page 170 - WHEREAS the Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick have expressed their Desire to be federally united into One Dominion under the Crown of the United Kingdom...
Page 225 - TURN, gentle Hermit of the dale, And guide my lonely way, To where yon taper cheers the vale With hospitable ray. For here forlorn and lost I tread With fainting steps and slow ; Where wilds, immeasurably spread, Seem lengthening as I go.
Page 11 - The king to Oxford sent his troop of horse, For Tories own no argument but force; With equal care to Cambridge books he sent, For Whigs allow no force but argument.

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