The observing eye; or, Letters to children on the three lowest divisions of animal life, by the author of 'Passover feasts and Scripture sacrifices'.

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Page 257 - Buried in sorrow and in sin, At hell's dark door we lay ; But we arise, by grace divine, To see a heavenly day. 3 Salvation ! let the echo fly The spacious earth around ; While all the armies of the sky Conspire to raise the sound.
Page 47 - Millions of millions thus, from age to age, With simplest skill and toil unweariable, No moment and no movement unimproved, Laid line on line, on terrace terrace spread, To swell the heightening, brightening gradual mound, By marvellous structure climbing towards the day.
Page 46 - DEEP in the wave is a coral grove, Where the purple mullet and gold-fish rove ; Where the sea-flower spreads its leaves of blue, That never are wet with falling dew, But in bright and changeful beauty shine, Far down in the green and glassy brine.
Page 261 - The works of the LORD are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein.
Page 208 - Let them praise the name of the Lord: for he commanded, and they were created.
Page 48 - Each wrought alone, yet all together wrought, Unconscious, not unworthy, instruments, By which a Hand invisible was rearing A new creation in the secret deep. Omnipotence wrought in them, with them, by them ; Hence, what omnipotence alone could do, Worms did.
Page 57 - Ah ! no ! till life itself depart, His name shall cheer and warm my heart ; And lisping this, from earth I'll rise, And join the chorus of the skies.
Page 59 - There, with a light and easy motion, The fan coral sweeps through the clear deep sea; And the yellow and scarlet tufts of ocean Are bending like corn on the upland lea, And life in rare and beautiful forms Is sporting amid those bowers of stone...
Page 61 - This little volume, designed to interest and instruct the Young in Natural History, has attained extensive popularity. It is used by the ROYAL CHILDREN, as well as in many a family circle, and in the Schools of the Poor.

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