Peter Parley's Annual: A Christmas and New Year's Present for Young People..

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William Martin
Darton and Company, 1865 - Children's literature
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Page 41 - Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself aright. At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.
Page 107 - Know, all the good that individuals find, Or God and nature meant to mere mankind, Reason's whole pleasure, ^all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, health, peace, and competence.
Page 62 - I am so unhappy to have liven to see this unhappy day, in which I am required by direction from my most gracious Sovereign to do an act which God and the law forbiddeth. My...
Page 152 - REMEMBER now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them...
Page 323 - A THING of beauty is a joy for ever: Its loveliness increases; it will never Pass into nothingness; but still will keep A bower quiet for us, and a sleep Full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing.
Page 248 - ... lit a handsome pipe, and brought it to Ha-wan-je-tah to smoke. He took it, and after presenting the stem to the North — to the South — to the East, and the West — and then to the Sun that was over his head, and pronounced the words
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Page 332 - Esq. that this country and the world at large are mainly indebted for the great modern advancement of the ceramic art. It was he who first erected magnificent factories, where every resource of mechanical and chemical science was made to co-operate with the arts of painting, sculpture, and statuary, in perfecting this valuable department of the industry of nations. So sound were his principles, so judicious his plans of procedure, and so ably have they been prosecuted by his successors in Staffordshire,...
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