The Writings of Jane Taylor, Band 3

Perkins & Marvin, 1832

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Seite 86 - Before the angel, and of him to ask Chose rather : he, she knew, would intermix Grateful digressions, and solve high dispute With conjugal caresses ; from his lip Not words alone pleased her.
Seite 159 - Very good," replied the dial; "but recollect, that though you may think of a million strokes in an instant, you are required to execute but one; and that, however often you may hereafter have to swing, a moment will always be given you to swing in.
Seite 18 - Pet. i. 10, by believing it, for fear we come short of it,f according to that of the apostle, " let us, therefore, fear, lest a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of us should seem to come short of it,
Seite 160 - Thus, in looking forward to future life, let us recollect that we have not to sustain all its toil, to endure all its sufferings, or encounter all its crosses at once. One moment comes laden with its own little...
Seite 159 - Upon this, the weights, who had never been accused of light conduct, used all their influence in urging him to proceed; when, as with one consent, the wheels began to turn, the hands began to move, the pendulum began to swing...
Seite 158 - The pendulum complied, and ticked six times at its usual pace. "Now," resumed the dial, "may I be allowed to enquire if that exertion was at all fatiguing or disagreeable to you?" "Not in the least," replied the pendulum; "it is not of six strokes that I complain, nor of sixty, but of millions.
Seite 87 - Stood on my feet: about me round I saw Hill, dale, and shady woods, and sunny plains, And liquid lapse of murmuring streams; by these Creatures that lived and moved, and walked or flew; Birds on the branches warbling; ~a.ll things smiled; With fragrance and with joy my heart o'erflowed.
Seite 93 - Again, how many years of my life were devoted to the acquisition of those languages by the means of which I might explore the records of remote ages, and become familiar with the learning and literature of other times...
Seite 161 - It is not thus with those, who, " by patient continuance in well-doing, seek for glory, honour, and immortality :" day by day, minute by minute, they execute the appointed task to which the requisite measure of time and strength is proportioned : and thus, having worked while it was called day, they at length rest from their labours, and their
Seite 56 - is it that " man's life consists not in the abundance 'of the things : which he possesses,

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