The Heavenly Twins

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Cassell Publishing Company, 1893 - 679 pages
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Page 126 - ... a great memory ; if he confer little he had need have a present wit ; and if he read little he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise ; poets, witty ; the mathematics, subtle ; natural philosophy, deep ; moral, grave ; logic and rhetoric, able to contend.
Page 46 - They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters ; These see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in the deep.
Page 360 - The world recedes; it disappears! Heaven opens on my eyes! my ears With sounds seraphic ring: Lend, lend your wings! I mount! I fly! O Grave! where is thy victory? O Death ! where is thy sting ? The Universal Prayer FATHER of all!
Page 57 - And the vast minster seems a cross of flowers! But fiends and dragons on the gargoyled eaves Watch the dead Christ between the living thieves, And, underneath, the traitor Judas lowers! Ah! from what agonies of heart and brain...
Page 241 - Hypocrisy and Custom make their minds The fanes of many a worship now outworn. They dare not devise good for man's estate, ' And yet they know not that they do not dare. The good want power but to weep barren tears : The powerful goodness want, — worse need for them : The wise want love : and those who love want wisdom : And all best things are thus confused to ill. Many are strong and rich, and would be just, But live among their suffering fellow-men As if none felt : they know not what they do.
Page 526 - Of me you shall not win renown : You thought to break a country heart For pastime, ere you went to town. At me you smiled, but unbeguiled I saw the snare, and I retired : The daughter of a hundred Earls, You are not one to be desired.
Page 558 - My duty towards my neighbour is, to love him as myself, and to do to all men as I would they should do unto me...
Page 256 - He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
Page 372 - Agnus Dei , qui tollis peccata mundi , parce nobis , Domine. Agnus Dei , qui tollis peccata mundi , exaudi nos , Domine.
Page 256 - Withhold not correction from the child : for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die. Thou shalt beat him with the rod, and shalt deliver his soul from hell.

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