The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 33

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Page 335 - Let both grow together until the harvest: and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the wheat into my barn.
Page 163 - I envy no quality of the mind or intellect in others, be it genins, power, wit, or fancy ; but if I could choose what would be most delightful, and I believe most useful to me, I should prefer a firm religious belief to every other blessing...
Page 258 - That the remaining hundred thousand may at a year old be offered in sale to the persons of quality, and fortune, through the kingdom, always advising the mother to let them suck plentifully in the last month, so as to render them plump, and fat for a good table. A child will make two dishes at an entertainment for friends, and when the family dines alone, the fore or hind quarter will make a reasonable dish...
Page 382 - WE were crowded in the cabin, Not a soul would dare to sleep, — It was midnight on the waters And a storm was on the deep. 'Tis a fearful thing in Winter To be shattered by the blast, And to hear the rattling trumpet Thunder :
Page 81 - I know but one way of fortifying my soul against these gloomy presages and terrors of mind, and that is, by securing to myself the friendship and protection of that Being who disposes of events, and governs futurity. He sees at one view 'the whole thread of my existence ; not only that part of it which I have already passed through, but that which runs forward into all the depths of eternity.
Page 81 - Though I know neither the time nor the manner of the death I am to die, I am not at all solicitous about it ; because I am sure that he knows them both, and that he will not fail to comfort and support me under them.
Page 97 - OH, talk to me of heaven; I love To hear about my home above ; For there doth many a loved one dwell, In light and joy ineffable. Oh ! tell me how they shine and sing, While every harp rings echoing ; And every glad and tearless eye Beams like the bright sun gloriously: Tell me of that victorious palm Each hand in glory beareth ; Tell me of that celestial calm Each face in glory weareth.
Page 334 - As we have heard, so have we seen in the city of the LORD of hosts, in the city of our God : God will establish it for ever.
Page 91 - Then the blue Bullets flew, And the trooper-jackets redden at the touch of the leaden Rifle-breath; And rounder, rounder, rounder, roared the iron sixpounder, Hurling death!
Page 58 - Nor mine the seer-like power to show . • The secrets of the heart and mind ; To drop the plummet-line below Our common world of joy and woe, A more intense despair or brighter hope to find.

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