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Pagina 94 - Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands; neither is worshipped with men's hands, as though he needed anything, seeing he giveth to all life and breath and all things; and hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth...
Pagina 16 - The deep, majestic, solemn organs blow. Hark ! the numbers soft and clear, Gently steal upon the ear ; Now louder, and yet louder rise, And fill with spreading sounds the skies...
Pagina 157 - My knowledge of that life is small; The eye of faith is dim: But 'tis enough that Christ knows all, And I shall be with Him.
Pagina 157 - There be of them, that have left a name behind them, that their praises might be reported. And some there be, which have no memorial; who are perished, as though they had never been; and are become as though they had never been born; and their children after them.
Pagina 141 - And long to fly away ; 2 Sweet to look inward, and attend The whispers of His love; Sweet to look upward, to the place Where Jesus pleads above...
Pagina 43 - This I might have done in prose ; but I chose verse, and even rhyme, for two reasons. The one will appear obvious : that principles, maxims, or precepts so written both strike the reader more strongly at first, and are more easily retained by him afterwards.
Pagina 1 - He used to encourage me much, and used to tell me, that there was one way left of excelling : for though we had several great poets, we never had any one great poet that was correct; and he desired me to make that my study and aim.
Pagina 36 - The world generally gives its admiration, not to the man who does what nobody else even attempts to do, but to the man who does best what multitudes do well.
Pagina 15 - While many a merry tale, and many a song, Cheer'd the rough road, we wish'd the rough road long; The rough road then, returning in a round, Mock'd our impatient steps, for all was fairy ground.
Pagina 34 - Then shall thou mourn the affront thy madness gave, Forced to deplore when impotent to save: Then rage in bitterness of soul to know This act has made the bravest Greek thy foe.

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