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Сторінка 242 - And there are seven kings : Five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come ; and when he cometh he must continue a short space. And the beast that was, and is not, even he is the eighth, and is of the seven, and goeth into perdition.
Сторінка 346 - In the ninth year of Hoshea the king of Assyria took Samaria, and carried Israel away into Assyria, and placed them in Halah and in Habor by the river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes.
Сторінка 285 - Of clamorous rooks thick-urge their weary flight, And seek the closing shelter of the grove; Assiduous, in his bower, the wailing owl Plies his sad song. The cormorant on high Wheels from the deep, and screams along the land. Loud shrieks the soaring hern ; and with wild wing The circling sea-fowl cleave the flaky clouds. Ocean, unequal...
Сторінка 131 - From the highest, As from the vilest thing of every day He learns to wean himself ; for the strong hours Conquer him. Yet I feel what I have lost In him. The bloom is vanished from my life.
Сторінка 62 - I had wished to impress on his mind, as soon as it might be prepared to receive them ; but I did not see the propriety of making him commit to memory theological sentences, or any sentences which it was not possible for him to understand. And I was desirous to make a trial how far his own reason could go in tracing out, with a little direction, the great and first principle of all religion, the being of God. The...
Сторінка 63 - I had now gained the point I aimed at : and saw, that his reason taught him, (though he could not so express it) that what begins to be must have a cause, and that what is formed with regularity must have an intelligent cause. I therefore told him...
Сторінка 62 - I had learned from my own experience, that to be made to repeat words not understood is extremely detrimental to the faculties of a young mind...
Сторінка 52 - midst the boldest triumphs of her worth, Nature herself invites the reapers forth ; Dares the keen sickle from its twelvemonth's rest, And gives that ardour which in every breast, From infancy to age, alike appears, When the first sheaf its plumy top uprears.