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Page 365 - Th' applause of listening senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to despise, To scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, And read their history in a nation's eyes...
Page 221 - Then said all the trees unto the bramble, Come thou, and reign over us. And the bramble said unto the trees, If in truth ye anoint me king over you, then come and put your trust in my shadow : and if not, let fire come out of the bramble, and devour the cedars of Lebanon.
Page 100 - Seven years, my lord, have now past, since I waited in your outward rooms, or was repulsed from your door ; during which time I have been pushing on my work through difficulties, of which it is useless to complain, and have brought it at last to the very verge of publication, without one act of assistance, one word of encouragement, or one smile of favour. Such treatment I did not expect, for I never had a patron before.
Page 232 - And there shall come from the east and the west and the north and the south ; and shall sit down in the kingdom of God.
Page 66 - And she went up and laid him on the bed of the man of God, and shut the door upon him, and went out.
Page 291 - When wrapt in fire the realms of ether glow, And Heaven's last thunder shakes the world below ; Thou, undismay'd, shalt o'er the ruins smile, And light thy torch at Nature's funeral pile ! NOTES.
Page 223 - People's love; Whose steps are equity, whose seat is law. — Hail to the State of England! And conjoin With this a salutation as devout, Made to the spiritual Fabric of her Church; Founded in truth; by blood of Martyrdom Cemented; by the hands of Wisdom reared In beauty of Holiness, with ordered pomp, Decent, and unreproved. The voice, that greets The majesty of both, shall pray for both; That, mutually protected and sustained, They may endure as long as sea surrounds This favoured Land, or sunshine...
Page 365 - Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire; Hands that the rod of empire might have swayed, Or waked to ecstasy the living lyre...
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