The Eastern Arboretum: Or, Register of Remarkable Trees, Seats, Gardens, &c. in the County of Norfolk : with Popular Delineations of the British Sylva

Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1841 - 371 páginas

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Página 104 - The voice of the Lord is powerful; the voice of the Lord is full of majesty.
Página 111 - The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose. It shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice even with joy and singing: the glory of Lebanon shall be given unto it, the excellency of Carmel and Shar'on, they shall see the glory of the LORD, and the excellency of our God.
Página vii - As the leaves of trees are said to absorb all noxious qualities of the air, and to breathe forth a purer atmosphere, so it seems to me as if they drew from us all sordid and angry passions, and breathed forth peace and philanthropy.
Página 112 - And king Solomon made a navy of ships in Ezion-geber, which is beside Eloth, on the shore of the Red sea, in the land of Edom. And Hiram sent in the navy his servants, shipmen that had knowledge of the sea, with the servants of Solomon. And they came to Ophir, and fetched from thence gold, four hundred and twenty talents, and brought it to king Solomon.
Página 112 - Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with a shadowing shroud, and of an high stature ; and his top was among the thick boughs.
Página 199 - Here I am, probably for the last time of my life, though not for the last time, every clock that strikes tells me I am an hour nearer to yonder church — that church, into which I have not yet had courage to enter, where lies that mother on whom I doated, and who doated on me ! There are the two rival mistresses...
Página vi - It argues, I think, a sweet and generous nature, to have this strong relish for the beauties of vegetation, and this friendship for the hardy and glorious sons of the forest. There is a grandeur of thought connected with this part of rural economy. It is, if I may be allowed the figure, the heroic line of hushandry. It is worthy of liberal, and freeborn, and aspiring men.
Página 200 - What a dissonant idea of pleasure! those groves, those allees, where I have passed so many charming moments, are now stripped up or overgrown— many fond paths I could not unravel, though with a very exact...
Página 112 - I pray thee, let me go over, and see the good land that is beyond Jordan, that goodly mountain, and Lebanon.
Página ix - How many fond and how many lively thoughts have been nurtured under this tree ! how many kind hearts have beaten here ! Its branches are not so numerous as the couples they have invited to sit beside it, nor its blossoms and leaves as the expressions of tenderness it has witnessed. What appeals to the pure all-seeing heavens ! what similitudes to the everlasting mountains ! what protestations of eternal truth and constancy ! from those who now are earth ; they, and their shrouds, and their coffins...

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