Second Class Book: Principally Consisting of Historical, Geographical, and Biographical Lessons : Adapted to the Capacities of Youth, and Designed for Their Improvement : Intended for the Use of Schools
Dorr and Howland, 1831 - 222 páginas
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Página 63 - Wherefore, sirs, be of good cheer: for I believe God, that it shall be even as it was told me.
Página 172 - Away, away, through the wide, wide sky, — The fair blue fields that before us lie, — Each sun, with the worlds that round him roll, Each planet, poised on her turning pole ; With her isles of green, and her clouds of white, And her waters that lie like fluid light.
Página 58 - Thy creature, who fain would not wander from thee ; Lo, humbled in dust, I relinquish my pride : From doubt and from darkness thou only canst free I — * And darkness and doubt are now flying away, No- longer I roam in conjecture forlorn.
Página 65 - And the barbarous people shewed us no little kindness ; for they kindled a fire, and received us every one, because of the present rain, and because of the cold.
Página 29 - Made vocal for the amusement of the rest ; The sprightly lyre, whose treasure of sweet sounds The touch from many a trembling chord shakes out; And the clear voice symphonious, yet distinct, And in the charming strife triumphant still ; Beguile the night, and set a keener edge On female industry : the threaded steel Flies swiftly, and unfelt the task proceeds.
Página 64 - But when the fourteenth night was come, as we were driven up and down in Adria, about midnight the shipmen deemed that they drew near to some country...
Página 148 - ALL worldly shapes shall melt in gloom, The Sun himself must die, Before this mortal shall assume Its immortality ! I saw a vision in my sleep, That gave my spirit strength to sweep Adown the gulf of Time ! I...
Página 62 - And the next day we touched at Sidon. And Julius courteously entreated Paul, and gave him liberty to go unto his friends to refresh himself.
Página 29 - No powder'd pert proficient in the art Of sounding an alarm assaults these doors Till the street rings ; no stationary steeds Cough their own knell, while, heedless of the sound. The silent circle fan themselves, and quake : But here the needle plies its busy task. The pattern grows, the well-depicted...