The Keepsake

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J. T. Headley
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Página 150 - Have respect unto the covenant : for the dark places of the earth are full of the habitations of cruelty. 21 O let not the oppressed return ashamed : let the poor and needy praise thy name.
Página 150 - MANY a time have they afflicted me from my youth, may Israel now say: 2 Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth: yet they have not prevailed against me.
Página 139 - ... harmony that dwells there (for whatsoever exists has a harmony in the heart of it, or it would not hold together and exist) is not the result of habits or accidents, but the gift of Nature herself, the primary outfit for a heroic man in what sort soever. To the poet, as to every other, we say first of all, "See." If you cannot do that, it is of no use to keep stringing rhymes together, jingling sensibilities against each other, and name yourself a poet; there is no hope for you. If you can, there...
Página 15 - My heart was never broken till this day, that I hear the Queen goes away so far off — whom I have followed so many years with so great love and desire, in so many journeys, and am now left behind her, in a dark prison all alone.
Página 15 - I, that was wont to behold her riding like Alexander, hunting like Diana, walking like Venus, the gentle wind blowing her fair hair about her pure cheeks, like a nymph, sometimes sitting in the shade like a goddess, sometimes singing like an angel, sometimes playing like Orpheus ; behold the sorrow of this world! once amiss hath bereaved me of all.
Página 15 - While she was yet near at hand that I might hear of her once in two or three days, my sorrows were the less, but even now my heart is cast into the depth of all misery. I that was wont to behold her riding like Alexander, hunting like Diana, walking like Venus, the gentle wind blowing her fair hair about her pure cheeks like a nymph, sometime sitting in the shade like a goddess, sometime singing like an angel...
Página 150 - Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth: yet they have not prevailed against me. 3 The plowers plowed upon my back: they made long their furrows. 4 The LORD is righteous: he hath cut asunder the cords of the wicked.
Página 150 - O God, why hast thou cast us off for ever? why doth thine anger smoke against the sheep of thy pasture ? 2 Remember thy congregation, -which thou hast purchased of old; the rod of thine inheritance, which thou hast redeemed; this mount Zion, wherein thou hast dwelt. 3 Lift up thy feet unto the perpetual desolations ; even all that the enemy hath done wickedly in the sanctuary.
Página 265 - By marvellous structure climbing towards the day. Each wrought alone, yet all together wrought, Unconscious, not unworthy, instruments, By which a hand invisible was rearing A new creation in the secret deep. Omnipotence wrought in them, with them, by them, Hence what Omnipotence alone could do, Worms did.
Página 185 - ... individuals, there were others, such as Jonston and Redi, who laboured in the field of zoology ; but perhaps the most original authors of this period were Swammerdam and Reaumur, whose minute observations, in entomology especially, have not been excelled in accuracy by those of any subsequent writers. It was not, however, until the middle of the eighteenth century, that a new era was formed by the labours of Linnaeus, who was the first to collect all the known productions of nature, to class...

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