Essays on English Literature

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B.M. Pickering, 1861 - 350 pagina's

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Pagina 90 - I had hope to spend, Quiet though sad, the respite of that day That must be mortal to us both. O flowers That never will in other climate grow...
Pagina 170 - Who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto ; whom no man hath seen, nor can see : to whom be honour and power everlasting.
Pagina 90 - With what to sight or smell was sweet, from thee How shall I part, and whither wander down Into a lower world, to this obscure And wild ? how shall we breathe in other air Less pure, accustom'd to immortal fruits?
Pagina 72 - Muse, that on the secret top Of Oreb, or of Sinai, didst inspire That Shepherd, who first taught the chosen seed...
Pagina 151 - Who sweeps a room, as for Thy laws, Makes that and the action fine.
Pagina 90 - Stood visible, among these pines his voice I heard, here with him at this fountain talk'd...
Pagina 258 - ... in her cloud, And the lark drop down at his feet. The swallow stopt as he hunted the bee, The snake slipt under a spray, The wild hawk stood with the down on his beak, And stared, with his foot on the prey, And the nightingale thought, '/ I have sung many songs, But never a one so gay, For he sings of what the world will be When the years have died away.
Pagina 79 - Through optic glafs the Tufcan art.ift views At evening from the top of Fefole, Or in Valdarno, to defcry new lands, Rivers or mountains in her fpotty globe. His fpear, to equal which the talleft pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the maft Of fome great ammiral, were but a wand, He walk'd with to fupport uneafy fteps Over the burning marie...
Pagina 91 - ... fountain talk'd :' So many grateful altars I would rear Of grassy turf, and pile up every stone Of...
Pagina 139 - The word this man spoke has been the lifeguidance now of one hundred and eighty millions of men these twelve hundred years. These hundred and eighty millions were made by God as well as we. A greater number of God's creatures believe in Mahomet's word at this hour than in any other word whatever.

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