Cobb's Sequel to the Juvenile Readers: Comprising a Selection of Lessons in Prose and Poetry from Highly Esteemed American and English Writers : Designed for the Use of Higher Classes in Schools and Academies, and to Impress the Minds of Youth with Sentiments of Virtue and Religion

Henry W. Ritter, 1832 - 215 pagina's

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Pagina 208 - 21. For abolishing the free system of English laws in a neighbouring province, establishing therein an arbitrary government, and enlarging its boundaries, so as to render it at once an example and fit instrument for introducing the same absolute rule into these colonies : 22. For taking away our charters, abolishing our
Pagina 22 - The Goodness of Providence. 1. The Lord my pasture shall prepare, And feed me with a shepherd's care; His presence shall my wants supply, And guard me with a watchful eye; My noon-day walks he shall attend, And all my midnight hours defend. To fertile
Pagina 122 - young; The noisy geese, that gabbled o'er the pool; The playful children, just let loose from school; The watch-dog's voice, that bayed the whisp'ring wind; And the loud laugh that spoke the vacant mind: These all, in soft confusion, sought the shade, And filled each pause the nightingale had made.
Pagina 57 - breath : 3. Who hath his life from rumours freed; Whose conscience is his strong retreat: Whose state can neither flatterers feed, Nor ruin make oppressors great: 4. Who envies none whom chance doth raise, Or vice: who never understood How deepest wounds are given with praise; Nor rules of state, but rules of good:
Pagina 57 - 6. Who God doth late and early pray, More of his grace than gifts to lend; And entertains the harmless day With a well-chosen book or friend. 6. This man is freed from servile bands Of hope to rise, or fear to fall; Lord of himself, though not of lands; And, having nothing, yet hath all. Sir Henry
Pagina 203 - lies; All quit their sphere, and rush into the skies. Pride still is aiming at the blest abodes; Men would be angels, angels would be gods. Aspiring to be gods, if angels fell, Aspiring to be angels, men rebel: And who but wishes to invert the laws Of order, sins against the eternal
Pagina 202 - being here below ? The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, Had he thy reason would he skip and play ? Pleased to the last, he crops the flowery food, And licks the hand just raised to shed his blood. 2. Oh, blindness to the future! kindly
Pagina 202 - 1. Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate, All but the page prescribed, their present state; From brutes what men, from men what spirits know Or who could sutler being here below ? The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, Had he thy reason would he skip and play ? Pleased to the last, he crops the
Pagina 158 - Bright jewels of the mine? The wealth of seas ? the spoils of War? They sought a faith's pure shrine. 10. Ay, call it holy ground, The soil where first they trod! * They have left unstained what there they found, Freedom to

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