The Metropolitan, Volume 45

James Cochrane, 1846

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Page 85 - KNOW ye the land where the cypress and myrtle Are emblems of deeds that are done in their clime? Where the rage of the vulture, the love of the turtle, Now melt into sorrow, now madden to crime...
Page 293 - Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet. Then all things are at risk. It is as when a conflagration has broken out in a great city, and no man knows what is safe, or where it will end.
Page 164 - When the ear heard me, then it blessed me; and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me; because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me : and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
Page 309 - The Lord giveth, and the Lord ' taketh away ; blessed be the name of the Lord.
Page 168 - BLESSED is the man that hath not walked in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stood in the way of sinners, and hath not sat in the seat of the scornful...
Page 301 - Wilt thou join with the Dragons; wilt thou join with the Gods ? Of thee too the question is asked; — whether by a man in Geneva gown, by a man in " Four surplices at Allhallowtide," with words very imperfect; or by no man and no words, but only by the Silences, by the Eternities, by the Life everlasting and the Death everlasting. That the "Sense of difference between Right and Wrong...
Page 164 - ... the blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon him, and he caused the widow's heart to sing for joy...
Page 300 - ... comfort in his dark sorrows and melancholies. The quantity of sorrow he has, does it not mean withal the quantity of sympathy he has, the quantity of faculty and victory he shall yet have ? ' Our sorrow is the inverted image of our nobleness.
Page 304 - amid shouts from the whole Army:' he had the ordering of the Horse this morning. Prince Rupert, on returning from his plunder, finds the King's Infantry a ruin ; prepares to charge again with the rallied Cavalry ; but the Cavalry too, when it came to the point, ' broke all asunder,
Page 302 - There are two or perhaps three sons of Cromwell's at Felsted School by this time : a likely enough guess is, that he might have been taking Dick over to Felsted on that occasion when he came round by Otes, and gave such comfort by his speech to the pious Mashams, and to the young Cousin, now on a summer visit at Otes. What glimpses of long-gone summers ; of long-gone human beings in fringed...

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