The American Quarterly Observer, Volume 3

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Perkins & Marvin, 1834

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Page 285 - Sweet day! so cool, so calm, so bright; The bridal of the earth and sky : • The dew shall weep thy fall to-night; — For thou must die. Sweet rose! whose hue, angry and brave, Bids the rash gazer wipe his eye: Thy root is ever in its grave ; — And thou must die.
Page 34 - ... of law there can be no less acknowledged, than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony of the world: all things in heaven and earth do her homage, the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power: both angels and men, and creatures of what condition soever, though each in different sort and manner, yet all with uniform consent, admiring her as the mother of their peace and joy.
Page 165 - My panting side was charged when I withdrew To seek a tranquil death in distant shades.^ There was I found by one who had himself Been hurt by the archers. In his side he bore And in his hands and feet the cruel scars. With gentle force soliciting the darts He drew them forth, and healed and bade me live.
Page 134 - Associate yourself with men of good quality, if you esteem your own reputation : for it is better to be alone, than in bad company.
Page 358 - And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the Lord. And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof.
Page 256 - The rill is tuneless to his ear, who feels No harmony within ; the south wind steals As silent, as unseen among the leaves. Who has no inward beauty, none perceives; Though all around is beautiful.
Page 290 - Save that each little voice in turn Some glorious truth proclaims, What sages would have died to learn. Now taught by cottage dames.
Page 365 - I do believe the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be the word of God, and to contain all things necessary to salvation; and I do solemnly engage to conform to the doctrines and worship of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States.
Page 281 - Thus he lived, and thus he died like a saint, unspotted of the world, full of alms-deeds, full of humility, and all the examples of a virtuous life...
Page 278 - Herbert spent much of his childhood in a sweet content under the eye and care of his prudent mother, and the tuition of a chaplain or tutor to him, and two of his brothers, in her own family...

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