Real Life: Pages from the Portfolio of a Chronicler

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Wallis & Newell, 1835 - 148 Seiten
 

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Seite 41 - Again, when the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive.
Seite 117 - HE that loves a rosy cheek, Or a coral lip admires, Or from star-like eyes doth seek Fuel to maintain his fires: As old Time makes these decay, So his flames must waste away. But a smooth and steadfast mind, Gentle thoughts, and calm desires, Hearts with equal love combined, Kindle never-dying fires: — Where these are not, I despise Lovely cheeks, or lips, or eyes.
Seite 182 - But and if ye suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are ye: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled...
Seite 38 - ... according to the deeds done in the body, whether they have been good or evil...
Seite 127 - A something light as air — a look — A word unkind, or wrongly taken, Oh ! love, that tempests never shook, - A breath, a touch like this hath shaken.
Seite 85 - The turtle to her make hath told her tale. Summer is come, for every spray now springs: The hart hath hung his old head on the pale; The buck in brake his winter coat he flings; The fishes flete with new repaired scale.
Seite 49 - All things come alike to all: there is one event to the righteous and to the wicked; to the good, and to the clean, and to the unclean; to him that sacrificeth, and to him that sacrificeth not: as is the good, so is the sinner; and he that sweareth, as he that feareth an oath.
Seite 114 - That the good things which belong to prosperity are to be wished; but the good things that belong to adversity are to be admired." "Bona rerum secundarum optabilia; adversarum mirabilia." Certainly if miracles be the command over nature, they appear most in adversity. It is yet a higher speech of his than the other (much too high for a heathen), "It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man, and the security of a God.
Seite 65 - I therein would have found issue. Hear me profess sincerely : had I a dozen sons, each in my love alike, and none less dear than thine and my good Marcius, I had rather had eleven die nobly for their country than one voluptuously surfeit out of action.
Seite 56 - Grace! you will bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave, if you take the child from his studies.

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