The Monthly Packet of Evening Readings for Members of the English Church, Том 9,Випуски 49 – 60

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John and Charles Mozley, 1855

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Сторінка 306 - A THING of beauty is a joy for ever : Its loveliness increases ; it will never Pass into nothingness ; but still will keep A bower quiet for us, and a sleep Full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing.
Сторінка 152 - Thou, LORD, shalt save both man and beast: how excellent is thy mercy, O God ! and the children of men shall put their trust under the shadow of thy wings.
Сторінка 234 - ETHEREAL minstrel ! pilgrim of the sky ! Dost thou despise the earth where cares abound ? Or, while the wings aspire, are heart and eye Both with thy nest upon the dewy ground? Thy nest which thou canst drop into at will, Those quivering wings composed, that music still ! To the last point of vision, and beyond.
Сторінка 109 - O ruthful scene! when from a nook obscure His little sister doth his peril see; All playful as she sate she grows demure, She finds full soon her wonted spirits flee; She meditates a prayer to set him free...
Сторінка 234 - Leave to the nightingale her shady wood ; A privacy of glorious light is thine; Whence thou dost pour upon the world a flood Of harmony, with instinct more divine; Type of the wise who soar, but never roam; True to the kindred points of Heaven and Home...
Сторінка 23 - If I beheld the sun when it shined, Or the moon walking in brightness ; And my heart hath been secretly enticed, Or my mouth hath kissed my hand : This also were an iniquity to be punished by the judge: For I should have denied the God that is above.
Сторінка 11 - Moses' law died without mercy under two or three witnesses: Of how much sorer punishment, suppose ye, shall he be thought worthy, who hath trodden under foot the Son of God, and hath counted the blood of the covenant, wherewith he was sanctified, an unholy thing, and hath done despite unto the Spirit of grace? For we know him that hath said, Vengeance belongeth unto me, I will recompense, saith the Lord, And again, The Lord shall judge his people. It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the...
Сторінка 145 - O God, O good beyond compare, If thus thy meaner works are fair, If thus thy bounties gild the span Of ruined earth and sinful man, How glorious must the mansion be Where thy redeemed shall dwell with Thee.
Сторінка 234 - Mount, daring warbler! that love-prompted strain (Twixt thee and thine a never-failing bond) Thrills not the less the bosom of the plain: Yet might'st thou seem, proud privilege! to sing All independent of the leafy spring.
Сторінка 178 - Henry, thou of saintly worth, Thou, to whom thy Windsor gave Nativity and name, and grave ; Thou art in this hallowed earth Cradled for the immortal birth! Heavily upon his head Ancestral...

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