Traditions and Recollections: Domestic, Clerical, and Literary; in which are Included Letters of Charles II, Cromwell, Fairfax, Edgecumbe, Macaulay, Wolcot, Opie, Whitaker, Gibbon, Buller, Courtenay, Moore, Downman, Drewe, Seward, Darwin, Cowper, Hayley, Hardinge, Sir Walter, Scott, and Other Distinguished Characters, Volume 2

J. Nichols and son, 1826 - 460 pages

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Page 636 - While he spake these things unto them, behold, there came a certain ruler, and worshipped him, saying, My daughter is even now dead : but come and lay thy hand upon her, and she shall live.
Page 473 - Hush'd in deep silence, sleep ye when 'tis calm ? When from the pallid sky the sun descends, With many a spot, that o'er his glaring orb Uncertain wanders, stain'd ; red fiery streaks Begin to flush around.
Page 442 - When Christmas revels in a world of snow, And bids her berries blush, her carols flow, His spangling shower when Frost the wizard flings ; Or, borne in ether blue, on viewless wings, O'er the white pane his silvery foliage weaves, And gems with icicles the sheltering eaves ; — Thy muffled friend his...
Page 793 - And Joshua adjured them at that time, saying, Cursed be the man before the LORD, that riseth up and buildeth this city Jericho: he shall lay the foundation thereof in his firstborn, and in his youngest son shall he set up the gates of it.
Page 443 - While through the ice the crimson berries glow ; The thick-sprung reeds, which watery marshes yield, Seem polished lances in a hostile field. The stag, in limpid currents, with surprise, Sees crystal branches on his forehead rise. The spreading oak, the beech, and towering pine, Glazed over, in the freezing ether shine.
Page 440 - Childhood's loved group revisits every scene ; The tangled wood-walk and the tufted green ! Indulgent MEMORY wakes, and lo, they live ! Clothed with far softer hues than Light can give.
Page 443 - And every pointed thorn seem'd wrought in glass ; In pearls and rubies rich the hawthorns show, While through the ice the crimson berries glow.
Page 786 - ... tantum et cum libellis loquor. O rectam sinceramque vitam, O dulce otium honestumque ac paene omni negotio pulchrius...
Page 506 - for except ye are born of water and of the Spirit ye cannot enter into the Kingdom of God,
Page 628 - THOUGH I have not the pleasure of a personal acquaintance with you, I...

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