The Green Book, Or, Gleanings from the Writing-desk of a Literary Agitator

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J. Duffy, 1845 - 349 Seiten
 

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Seite 279 - The diseased have ye not strengthened, neither have ye healed that which was sick, neither have ye bound up that which was broken, neither have ye brought again that which was driven away, neither have ye sought that which was lost; but with force and with cruelty have ye ruled them.
Seite 266 - The mother of Sisera looked out at a window and cried through the lattice Why is his chariot so long in coming? why tarry the wheels of his chariots?
Seite 16 - Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we : come on, let us deal wisely with them ; lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war, they join also unto our enemies, and fight against us, and so get them up out of the land.
Seite 279 - Woe be to the shepherds of Israel that do feed themselves! should not the shepherds feed the flocks? Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe you with the wool, ye kill them that are fed: but ye feed not the flock.
Seite 293 - Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look on iniquity : wherefore lookest thou upon them that deal treacherously, and boldest thy tongue when the wicked devoureth the man that is more righteous than he...
Seite 81 - Thy heroes, though the general doom Hath swept the column from their tomb, A mightier monument command, The mountains of their native land ! There points thy Muse to stranger's eye The graves of those that cannot die ! Twere long to tell, and sad to trace, Each step from splendour to disgrace...
Seite 262 - And he spake of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springeth out of the wall: he epake also of beasts, and of fowl, and of creeping things, and of fishes.
Seite 300 - Si j'avais à répondre à d'autres qu'à Zopire, Je ne ferais parler que le dieu qui m'inspire ; Le glaive et l'Alcoran, dans mes sanglantes mains, Imposeraient silence au reste des humains; Ma voix ferait sur eux les effets du tonnerre, Et je verrais leurs fronts attachés à la terre : Mais je te parle en homme, et sans rien déguiser; Je me sens assez grand pour ne pas t'abuser...
Seite 58 - Grecian champion, when enveloped in unnatural clouds and darkness, is the appropriate political supplication for the people of every country not yet blessed with free institutions : — "Dispel this cloud, the light of heaven restore, Give me TO SEE, — and Ajax asks no more.
Seite 258 - Jove fix'd it certain, that whatever day Makes man a slave takes half his worth away.

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