The British Poets: Including Translations ...

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C. Whittingham, 1822
 

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Seite 34 - But now they that are younger than I have me in derision, whose fathers I would have disdained to have set with the dogs of my flock.
Seite 14 - ... for children he condescended to lay aside the scholar, the philosopher, and the wit, to write little poems of devotion, and systems of instruction, adapted to their wants and capacities, from the dawn of reason through its gradations of advance in the morning of life.
Seite 11 - This calamitous state made the compassion of his friends necessary, and drew upon him the attention of Sir Thomas Abney, who received him into his house, where, with a constancy of friendship and uniformity of conduct not often to be found, he was treated for thirty-six years with all the kindness that friendship could prompt, and all the attention that respect could dictate.
Seite 115 - Live for ever, wondrous King ! Born to redeem, and strong to save !" Then ask the monster, " Where's thy sting ?" And " Where's thy victory, boasting grave ?
Seite 114 - Here's love and grief beyond degree, The Lord of glory dies for men ! But lo ! what sudden joys we see ! Jesus the dead revives again ! 4 The rising God forsakes the tomb ! Up to his Father's court he flies ; Cherubic legions guard him home, And shout him welcome to the skies.
Seite 33 - Then a spirit passed before my face; the hair of my flesh stood up : it stood still, but I could not discern the form thereof: an image was before mine eyes; there was silence, and I heard a voice, saying, Shall mortal man be more just than God? shall a man be more pure than his Maker...
Seite 67 - O may I bear some humble part In that immortal song ! Wonder and joy shall tune my heart And love command my tongue.
Seite 34 - To dwell in the cliffs of the valleys, in caves of the earth, and in the rocks. Among the bushes they brayed; under the nettles they were gathered together.
Seite 13 - He was one of the first authors that taught the Dissenters to court attention by the graces of language. Whatever they had among them before, whether of learning or acuteness, was commonly obscured and blunted by coarseness and inelegance of style. He shewed them, that zeal and purity might be expressed and enforced by polished diction.
Seite 33 - Such a nation might truly say to corruption, thou art my father, and to the worm, thou art my mother and my sister.

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