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Page 135 - On the Power, Wisdom, and Goodness of God, as manifested in the Creation ; illustrating such work by all reasonable arguments, as for instance the variety and formation of God's creatures in the animal, vegetable, and mineral kingdoms ; the effect of digestion, and thereby of conversion ; the construction of the hand of man, and an infinite variety of other arguments; as also by discoveries ancient and modern, in arts, sciences, and the whole extent of literature.
Page 70 - Associate yourself with men of good quality, if you esteem your own reputation, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
Page 346 - Full many a gem of purest ray serene The dark unfathom'd caves of ocean bear : Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air. Some village- Hampden, that, with dauntless breast, The little tyrant of his fields withstood, Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest, Some Cromwell guiltless of his country's blood. Th...
Page 336 - But who can paint Like Nature? Can imagination boast, Amid its gay creation, hues like hers ? Or can it mix them with that matchless skill, And lose them in each other, as appears In every bud that blows...
Page 166 - Education should seek to bring its subjects to the perfection of their moral, intellectual and physical nature ; in order that they may be of the greatest possible use to themselves and others : or, to use a different expression, that they may be the means of the greatest possible happiness of which they are capable, both as to what they enjoy, and what they communicate.
Page 426 - My poetry, except some halfdozen pieces, may be consigned to oblivion ; but in all you would find the sober hue, which to my mind's eye blends equally with the golden glow of sunset, and the bright green of spring ; and is seen equally in the temple of delight 08 in the tomb of decay and separation.
Page 70 - Speak not of doleful things in time of mirth, nor at the table; speak not of melancholy things, as death, and wounds, and if others mention them, change, if you can, the discourse.
Page 185 - That distinction is already destroyed in pronouncing them ; and we rely on the sense alone of the sentence to ascertain, which of the several words, similar in sound, we intend. If this is sufficient in the rapidity of discourse, it will be much more so in written sentences, which may be read leisurely, and attended to more particularly in case of difficulty, than we can attend to a past sentence, while the speaker is hurrying us along with new ones. Your third inconvenience is, that " all the books...