Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

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Sherwood, Gilbert and Piper, 1827

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Page 151 - I've paced much this weary mortal round, And sage experience bids me this declare 'If Heaven a draught of heavenly pleasure spare, One cordial in this melancholy vale, 'Tis when a youthful, loving, modest pair, In other's arms breathe out the tender tale, Beneath the milk-white thorn that scents the evening gale.
Page 143 - Let them praise the Name of the Lord : for he spake the word, and they were made ; he commanded, and they were created.
Page 267 - Tis sweet to hear At midnight on the blue and moonlit deep The song and oar of Adria's gondolier, By distance mellowed, o'er the waters sweep. Tis sweet to see the evening star appear; 'Tis sweet to listen as the nightwinds creep From leaf to leaf. 'Tis sweet to view on high The rainbow, based on ocean, span the sky.
Page 232 - When the magic of Nature first breathed on my mind, And your blossoms were part of her spell. Ev'n now what affections the violet awakes ; What loved little islands, twice seen in their lakes, Can the wild water-lily restore ! What landscapes I read in the primrose's looks, And what pictures of pebbled and minnowy brooks In the vetches that tangled their shore...
Page 123 - BIRDS OF PASSAGE. BIRDS, joyous birds of the wandering wing ! Whence is it ye come with the flowers of spring ? — " We come from the shores of the green old Nile, From the land where the roses of Sharon smile, From the palms that wave through the Indian sky, From the myrrh-trees of glowing Araby. " We have swept o'er cities in song...
Page 18 - And marshals all the order of the year ; He marks the bounds which Winter may not pass...
Page 310 - Where'er I roam, whatever realms to see, My heart untravelled fondly turns to thee ; Still to my brother turns, with ceaseless pain, And drags at each remove a lengthening chain.
Page 296 - ... the dullest of that numerous and hardy genus; a thrift, blue in flower, but withering and remaining withered till the winter scatters it; the saltwort, both simple and shrubby; a few kinds of grass changed by their soil and atmosphere, and low plants of two or three denominations undistinguished in a general view of the scenery; — such is the vegetation of the fen when it is at a small distance from the ocean...

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