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Page 461 - stand upon thy feet; for I have appeared unto thee for this purpose, to make thee a minister and a witness both of these things which thou hast seen, and of those things in which I will appear unto thee.
Page 141 - Who that from Alpine heights, his laboring eye .Shoots round the wide horizon, to survey Nilus, or Ganges, rolling his bright wave Through mountains, plains, through empires black with shade, And continents of sand; will turn his gaze, To mark the windings of a scanty rill That murmurs at his feet?
Page 431 - and let them alone: for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought; but if it be of God, ye
Page 371 - The whiles some one did chaunt this lovely lay— Ah ! see, whoso fair thing dost fain to see, In springing flower the image of thy day. Ah ! see the virgin rose, how sweetly she Doth first peep forth
Page 371 - more doth flourish, after first decay, That erst was sought to deck both bed and bower Of many a lady and many a paramour. Gather therefore the- rose whilst yet in prime, For soon comes age that will her pride deflower. Gather the rose of love whilst yet in time, Whilst loving thou mayst loved be with equal crime.
Page 416 - mere women who, with shrieks and outcries, Can vow a present end to all their sorrows,— Yet live to vow new pleasures and outlive them. They are the silent griefs that cut the heart strings— Let me die smiling.
Page 431 - Ye men of Israel, take heed to yourselves what ye intend to do as touching these men: refrain from them and let them alone: for if this
Page 415 - Oh ! my lords, I but deceived your eyes with antic gesture, When one news straight came huddling on another, Of death, and death, and death; still I danced forward
Page 307 - my mind a delightful impression. It was such as literary society should be, composed only of men of real learning ; of friends, confiding in the mutual esteem entertained by all, undisturbed by impudent quacks, or ambitious pretenders. I have always pitied a man of letters, drawn into a house, for the purpose of being