A Record of the Pyramids: A Drama in Ten Scenes

Saunders and Otley, 1842 - 156 Seiten

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Seite 47 - Heaven doth with us as we with torches do; Not light them for themselves: for, if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike
Seite 101 - perils did abound As thick as thought could make them, and appear In forms more horrid, yet my duty, As doth a rock against the chiding flood. Should the approach of this wild river break, And stand
Seite 65 - full meridian of my glory I haste DOW to my setting. I shall fall Like a bright exhalation in the evening. And no man see me more.
Seite 89 - It were all one That I should love a bright particular star. And think to wed it, he is so above me: In
Seite 13 - It is the mind that makes the body rich ; And, as the sun breaks through the darkest cloud, So honour peereth in the meanest habit.
Seite xxiii - GOD hath made all things beautiful in their seasons ; also, He hath placed the world in man's heart: yet cannot man find out the work which GOD worketh from the beginning to the end.
Seite 35 - Wilt thou draw near the nature of the gods ? Draw near them, then, in being merciful; Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge
Seite 101 - of beatun brass, Nor airless dungeon, nor strong links of iron. Can be retentive to the strength of spirit!"
Seite 119 - using, as vehicles, every species of terrestrial, winged, and aquatic animals, it finally enters, a second time, into the human body. They affirm that it undergoes all these changes in the space of three thousand years.
Seite 124 - west," behind; "south," the right; and " the north," obscure, or concealed. The three first of these terms denote the position of an adorer of the sun; the last describes the darkness with which the first inhabitants of the earth believed the northern part of the globe to be enveloped.

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