The Eclectic Fourth Reader: Containing Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry, from the Best American and English Writers : with Copious Rules for Reading and Directions ...

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W.B. Smith, 1844 - 336 Seiten
 

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Seite 186 - Jesus heard that they had cast him out; and when he had found him, he said unto him, Dost thou believe on the Son of God? He answered and said, Who is he, Lord, that I might believe on him? And Jesus said unto him, Thou hast both seen him, and it is he that talketh with thee.
Seite 196 - Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they ? Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since; their shores obey The stranger, slave, or savage; their decay Has dried up realms to deserts: not so thou; Unchangeable save to thy wild waves
Seite 185 - When he had thus spoken, he spat on the ground, and made clay of the spittle, and he anointed the eyes of the blind man with the clay, and said unto him, Go, wash in the pool of Siloam, (which is by interpretation, Sent.) He went his way therefore, and washed, and came seeing.
Seite 166 - Where are the flowers, the fair young flowers, that lately sprang and stood In brighter light, and softer airs, a beauteous sisterhood? Alas! they all are in their graves, the gentle race of flowers Are lying in their lowly beds, with the fair and good of ours. The rain is falling where they lie, but the cold November rain Calls not from out the gloomy earth the lovely ones again.
Seite 130 - And there was mounting in hot haste: the steed, The mustering squadron, and the clattering car, Went pouring forward with impetuous speed, And swiftly forming in the ranks of war...
Seite 336 - And he said unto me; It is done. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely ; he that overcometh shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son.
Seite 232 - I pray you, give me leave to go from hence; I am not well; send the deed after me, And I will sign it.
Seite 179 - Behold ! happy is the man whom God correcteth : Therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: He woundeth, and his hands make whole. He shall deliver thee in six troubles : Yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee.
Seite 186 - These words spake his parents, because they feared the Jews: for the Jews had agreed already, that if any man did confess, that he was Christ, he should be put out of the synagogue.
Seite 146 - Kings of the earth, and all people; princes, and all judges of the earth: Both young men, and maidens; old men, and children: Let them praise the name of the Lord: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven.

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