The Twelve Foundations, and Other Poems

Macmillan and Company, 1859 - 200 pages

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Page 168 - O'ER the glad waters of the dark blue sea, Our thoughts as boundless, and our souls as free, Far as the breeze can bear, the billows foam, Survey our empire, and behold our home ! These are our realms, no limits to their sway — Our flag the sceptre all who meet obey. Ours the wild life in tumult still to range From toil to rest, and joy in every change.
Page xv - ... and had a wall great and high, and had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written thereon, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel...
Page 188 - And he saith unto them, Ye shall drink indeed of my cup, and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with : but to sit on my right hand, and on my left, is not mine to give, but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared of my Father.
Page 194 - For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, And as a root out of a dry ground. He hath no form nor comeliness; And when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.
Page 199 - Wherefore, of these men which have companied with us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us, beginning from the baptism of John, unto that same day that he was taken up from us, must one be ordained to be a witness with us of his resurrection.
Page 6 - ... but he was, as nearly as any private man in his time, the thinker and idealist of the party — now the expositor and champion of their views, now their instructor and in advance of them...
Page 13 - Westward Ho!" or the Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight, of Borrough, in the County of Devon, in the reign of Her most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth. Crown 8vo. cloth, 7*. 6d. "MR. KINGSLEY has selected a good subject, and has written a good novel to excellent purpose"— THE TIMES, Aug.
Page 16 - Seldom, if ever, have more intellectual power and healthful sentiment gone to the production of a story for girls ; and we wish all the girls in the land had the opportunity of reading it."— NoNCOMIOBMIST.
Page 15 - At once attractive and useful. . . . The manner is vivacious and clear; the matter is closely packed, but without confusion.
Page 14 - One of the most charming works on Natural History . . . written in such a style, arid adorned with such a variety of illustration, that we question whether the most unconcerned reader can peruse it without deriving both pleasure and profit."— Annals of Natural History.

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