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Page 526 - Thus saith the Lord, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls.
Page 313 - With many a weary step, and many a groan, Up a high hill he heaves a huge round stone ; The huge round stone, resulting with a bound, Thunders impetuous down, and smokes along the ground.
Page 313 - Twixt soul and body a divorce, It could not sunder man and wife, 'Cause they both lived but one life. Peace, good reader, do not weep ; Peace, the lovers are asleep : They, sweet turtles, folded lie In the last knot love could tie.
Page 509 - Disuse in him forgetfulness had wrought, In Latin he composed his history ; A garrulous, but a lively tale, and fraught With matter of delight and food for thought. And if he could in Merlin's glass have seen By whom his tomes to speak our tongue were taught, The old man would have felt as pleased, I ween, As when he won the ear of that great Empress Queen.
Page 522 - Origen* has with singular sagacity observed, that he who believes the Scripture to have proceeded from him who is the Author of Nature, may well expect to find the same sort of difficulties in it, as are found in the constitution of Nature.
Page 290 - Count' (to use Farquhar's phrase in the Beaux Stratagem), who has all the air of a Cupidon dechaine, and is one of the few specimens I have seen of our ideal of a Frenchman before the Revolution — an old friend with a new face, upon whose like I never thought that we should look again. Miladi seems highly literary, — to which, and your honour's acquaintance with the family, I attribute the pleasure of having seen them.
Page 314 - To give my counsels all in one, Thy tuneful flame still careful fan ; Preserve the dignity of Man, With Soul erect ; And trust, the Universal Plan Will all protect. 'And wear thou this...
Page 509 - An Account of the Abipones, an Equestrian people of Paraguay. From the Latin of Martin Dobrizhoffer, eighteen years a Missionary in that Country.
Page 12 - Not on the cross my eyes were fix'd, but you : Not grace, or zeal, love only was my call, And if I lose thy love, I lose my all. Come ! with thy looks, thy words, relieve my woe ; Those still at least are left thee to bestow.
Page 13 - With other beauties charm my partial eyes, Full in my view set all the bright abode, And make my soul quit Abelard for God. Ah ! think at least thy flock deserves thy care, Plants of thy hand, and children of thy prayer.