Zigzag Journeys in Classic Lands: Or, Tommy Toby's Trip to Mount Parnassus

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Estes and Lauriat, 1880 - Adventure and adventurers - 318 pages
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Page 224 - And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men everywhere to repent: because he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained ; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.
Page 224 - ... and hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation ; that they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after him and find him, though he be not far from every one of us : For in him we live, and move and have our being ; as certain also of your own poets [have said, for we are also his offspring.
Page 79 - And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God, and in the law, and in the commandments, to seek his God, he did it with all his heart, and prospered.
Page 258 - Despoiled of his magnificent attire, Bareheaded, breathless, and besprent with mire, With sense of wrong and outrage desperate, Strode on and thundered at the...
Page 164 - YE sons of freedom, wake to glory! Hark! hark! what myriads bid you rise! Your children, wives, and grandsires hoary, Behold their tears, and hear their cries! Shall hateful tyrants, mischief breeding, With hireling hosts, a ruffian band, Affright and desolate the land, While peace and liberty lie bleeding? To arms! to arms! ye brave! Th" avenging sword unsheath ; March on!
Page 223 - God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands ; neither is worshipped with men's hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing he giveth to all life and breath and all things...
Page 137 - Letters to the monarch tell How Alhama's city fell; In the fire the scroll he threw, And the messenger he slew. Woe is me, Alhama!
Page 99 - One day the old sailor lay dying On the shores of a tropical isle, And his heart was enkindled with rapture. And his face lighted up with a smile. He thought of the sunny Antilles, He thought of the shady Azores, He thought of the dreamy Bahamas, He thought of fair Florida's shores. And, when in his mind he passed over His wonderful travels of old, He thought of the heavenly country, Of the city of jasper and gold. "Thank the Lord !" said De Leon, the sailor, "Thank the Lord for the light of the...
Page 252 - On ruined temple and mouldering pile, And the ghastly forms of men. Ay, the sunshine sweetly smiled, As its early glance came forth ; It had no sympathy with the wild And terrible things of earth ; And the man of blood that day might read, In a language freely given, How ill his dark and midnight deed Became the light of heaven.
Page 138 - Then the Moors, by this aware That bloody Mars recalled them there, One by one, and two by two, To a mighty squadron grew. Woe is me, Alhama ! " Out then spake an aged Moor In these words the king before : ' Wherefore call on us, O king ? What may mean this gathering...

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