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Page 381 - AWAKE, my St. John ! leave all meaner things To low ambition and the pride of kings. Let us (since life can little more supply Than just to look about us and to die) Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man ; A mighty maze ! but not without a plan ; A wild where weeds and flowers promiscuous shoot, Or garden tempting with forbidden fruit.
Page 552 - Thus saith the Lord God ; Behold, I will lift up My hand to the Gentiles, and set up My standard to the people : and they shall bring thy sons in their arms, and thy daughters shall be carried upon their shoulders.
Page 99 - And seeing a fig tree afar off having leaves, he came, if haply he might find any thing thereon: and when he came to it, he found nothing but leaves; for the time of figs was not yet 14 And Jesus answered and said unto it, No man eat fruit of thee hereafter for ever.
Page 5 - ... giving vent to his indignation and complaints. He lamented the fate of his country, and foretold the calamities which it would suffer from the insolence, the rapaciousness, and ignorance of strangers.
Page 87 - The service for the dead was chanted, and Charles joined in the prayers which were offered up for the rest of his soul, mingling his tears with those which his attendants shed, as if they had been celebrating a real funeral.
Page 89 - Though destitute of that bewitching affability of manners, which gained Francis the hearts of all who approached his person, he was no stranger to the virtues which secure fidelity and attachment.
Page 105 - And the devil said unto him, All this power will I give thee, and the glory of them : for that is delivered unto me ; and to whomsoever I will, I give it. 7 If thou, therefore, wilt worship me, all shall be thine.
Page 231 - SHAKSPEARE's matchless pen, Like Alexander's sword, had done with men; He heav'd no sigh, he made no moan, Not limited to human kind, He fir'd his wonder-teeming mind, Rais'd other worlds, and beings of his own!
Page 85 - March, in the fifty-third year of his age, and the thirtytfeird of his reign. During twenty-eight years of that time, an avowed rivalship subsisted between him and the emperor, which involved not only their own dominions, but the greater part of Europe, in wars, which were prosecuted with more violent animosity, and drawn out to a greater length, than had been known in any former -period.