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Voorkant
Oxford University Press, 1882
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Pagina 13 - Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean, roll! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain ; Man marks the earth with ruin — his control Stops with the shore ; upon the watery plain The wrecks are all thy deed...
Pagina 264 - But why drives on that ship so fast, Without or wave or wind?' SECOND VOICE The air is cut away before, And closes from behind. Fly, brother, fly! more high, more high! Or we shall be belated: For slow and slow that ship will go, When the Mariner's trance is abated.
Pagina 162 - ... the Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, according to the use of the Church of England, together with the Psalter or Psalms of David pointed as they are to be sung or said in Churches ; and the form and manner of making, ordaining and consecrating of Bishops, Priests and Deacons.
Pagina 53 - How that in a great trial of affliction, the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality.
Pagina 193 - I cannot tell by what logic we call a toad, a bear, or an elephant ugly...
Pagina 263 - Rules to know when the Moveable Feasts and Holy-days begin. EASTER-DAY, on which the rest depend, is always the first Sunday after the full moon which happens upon or next after the twenty-first day of March, and if the full moon happens upon a Sunday, Easter Day is the Sunday after.
Pagina 331 - They are, I think, improved in general ; yet I know not whether they have not lost part of what Temple calls their " race ;" a word which, applied to wines in its primitive sense, means the flavour of the soil. " Liberty," when it first appeared, I tried to read, and soon desisted.
Pagina 66 - One-fourth of the annual revenue of the colony is laid out in maintaining free schools for the education of our children.
Pagina 203 - There's nothing in this world can make me joy : Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale, Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man ; And bitter shame hath spoil'd the sweet world's taste, That it yields nought but shame and bitterness.
Pagina 276 - I know an instance where he did his utmost to conceal his own merit that way ; and if we join to this his natural love of ease, I fancy we must expect little of this sort : at least I...

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