The Eclectic Fourth Reader: Containing Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: From the Best American and English Writers. With Copious Rules for Reading, and Directions for Avoiding Common Errors

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Truman and Smith, 1838 - Readers, American - 312 pages
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Page 174 - 3. Behold ! happy is the man whom God correcteth : Therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty.. For he maketh sore, and bindeth up : He woundeth, and his hands make whole. He shall deliver thee in six troubles: Yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee. In famine he shall
Page 208 - As the heart panteth after the water brooks, So panteth my soul after thee, O God! My soul thirsteth for God, for the living; God : When shall I come and appear before God ? My tears have been my meat day and night, While they continually say unto me, Where is thy God? When I remember these
Page 103 - Praise ye him in the heights. Praise ye him, all his angels: Praise ye him, all his hosts. Praise ye him, sun and moon : Praise him, all ye stars of light. Praise him, ye heavens of heavens, And ye waters that be above the heavens. Let them praise the name of the Lord : For he
Page 113 - men and maidens: Old men, and children : Let them praise the name of the Lord: For his name alone is excellent; His glory is above the earth and heaven. He also exalteth the horn of his people, The praise of all hia saints ; Even of the children of Israel, a people near unto him.
Page 297 - Caesar, might . Have stood against the world ! Now lies he there, ; And none so poor to do him reverence. Your hearts and minds to mutiny and rage, ' *" 0 Masters ! if I were disposed to stir I will not do them wrong—I rather choose 1 should do Brutus wrong, and Cassius wrong, Who, you all know, are
Page 204 - 50. And wisdom, at one entrance, quite shut out. So much the rather thou, celestial Light, Shine inward, and the mind through all her powers Irradiate: there plant eyes, all mist from thence Purge and disperse, that I may see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight.

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