The Columbian Reader

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R. P. & C. Williams, and Ezekiel Goodale, Hallowell. E. Goodale, printer, 1818 - 204 стор.

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Сторінка 53 - of the duties of men and citizens. The mere politician, equally with the pious man, ought to respect and cherish them. A volume could not trace all their connections with private and public felicity. Let it simply be asked, where is the security for property, for reputation, for life, if the sense of religious obligation desert-the
Сторінка 53 - which are the instruments of investigation in courts of justice? And let us with caution indulge the supposition, that morality can be maintained without religion. Whatever may be conceded to the influence of refined education on minds of peculiar structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principles.
Сторінка 171 - peeping out Into the mingling storm, demand their sire, With tears of artless innocence. Alas ! Nor wife, nor children more shall he behold. Nor friends, nor sacred home. On every nerve The deadly winter seizes ; shuts* up sense; And. o'er his inmost vitals creeping cold, Lays him along the snows, a stiffened corse,
Сторінка xi - thing. When this opposition is expressed in words, it forms an antithesis, the opposite parts of which are always emphatical. 'thus in the following couplet from Pope : Tis hard to say, if greater want of skill . Appear in writing, or in judging ill. The words writing and judging are opposed to
Сторінка 204 - No more disturbs their deep repose, Than summer evening's latest sigh,. That shuts the rose. I long to lay this painful head* And aching heart beneath the soil, To slumber in that dreamless bed. From all my toil. For misery stole me at my birth, And cast me helpless on the wild j
Сторінка 207 - The soul, of origin divine, God's glorious image, freed from clay, In heaven's eternal sphere shall shine,^ A star of day ! "■ The sun is but a spark of fire,: A transient meteor in the sky ; The soul, immortal as its sire, SHALL

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