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Batcheller, 1845 - 206 pages

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Page 155 - tis, to cast one's eyes so low! The crows and choughs, that wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetles : Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire; dreadful trade! Methinks, he seems no bigger than his head: The fishermen, that walk upon the beach, Appear like mice; and yon...
Page 155 - Appear like mice; and yon' tall anchoring bark, Diminish'd to her cock; her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight: The murmuring surge, That on the unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high: — I'll look no more; Lest my brain turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong.
Page 56 - Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits: who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases; who redeemeth thy life from destruction; who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies; who satisfieth thy mouth with good things; so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle's.
Page 56 - And thou say in thine heart, My power and the might of mine hand hath gotten me this wealth. But thou shalt remember the Lord thy God: for it is he that giveth thee power to get wealth, that he may establish his covenant which he sware unto thy fathers, as it is this day.
Page 56 - Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices.
Page 56 - What shall it profit a man to gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
Page 142 - ... carried by the wind into the eyes of the enemy; and the English, leaping on board with axes in their hands, rendered the ships unmanageable by cutting the rigging. The French, unaccustomed to this manner of fighting, made but a feeble resistance, and only fifteen vessels out of the whole number escaped. One hundred and fifteen knights with their esquires, and more than eight hundred inferior officers, were taken. Eustace, who had secreted himself in the hold of his ship, offered a large sum for...
Page 112 - ... feet. The lapse of time has so materially impaired this edifice, that it is impossible to determine its original height, which is now reduced to about 40 feet. It was built with a stalactical composition, instead of stone, and intermixed...
Page 154 - There is a cliff, whose high and bending head Looks fearfully on the confined deep ; Bring me but to the very brim of it, And I'll repair the misery thou dost bear.
Page 99 - Elizabeth granted the town the free exportation of 30,000 quarters of wheat, 10,000 quarters of barley, and...

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