Tales from Switzerland, Band 1

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F. Westley, 1822
 

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Seite 155 - O, how canst thou renounce the boundless store Of charms which Nature to her votary yields ! The warbling woodland, the resounding shore, The pomp of groves, and garniture of fields ; All that the genial ray of morning gilds, And all that echoes to the song of even, All that the mountain's sheltering bosom shields, And all the dread magnificence of heaven, O how canst thou renounce, and hope to be forgiven...
Seite 18 - He looks abroad into the varied field Of nature, and though poor perhaps, compared With those whose mansions glitter in his sight, Calls the delightful scenery all his own. His are the mountains, and the valleys his, And the resplendent rivers : his to enjoy With a propriety that none can feel, But who with filial confidence inspired Can lift to heaven an unpresumptuous eye, And smiling say, My Father made them all.
Seite x - The Clouds that gather round the setting sun Do take a sober colouring from an eye That hath kept watch o'er man's mortality ; Another race hath been, and other palms are won. Thanks to the human heart by which we live, Thanks to its tenderness, its joys, and fears ; To me the meanest flower that blows can give Thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears.
Seite 17 - Calls the delightful scen'ry all his own. His are the mountains, and the valleys his, And the resplendent rivers. His t...
Seite 55 - For if by one man's offence death reigned by one, much more they which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness, shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ.
Seite 103 - Survey the wondrous cure: And at each step, let higher wonder rise ! " Pardon for infinite offence ! and pardon Through means that speak its value infinite ! A pardon bought with blood ! with blood divine ! With blood divine of him I made my foe ! Persisted to provoke ! though woo'd, and aw'd, Blest, and chastis'd, a flagrant rebel still!
Seite 92 - His way is in the sea and his path in the great waters, and his footsteps are not known.
Seite 18 - And the resplendent rivers ; his to enjoy With a propriety that none can feel. But who with filial confidence inspired Can lift to heaven an unpresumptuous eye, And smiling say — My Father made them all. Are they not his by a peculiar right, And by an emphasis of interest his, Whose eye they fill with tears of holy joy, Whose heart with praise, and whose exalted mind With worthy thoughts of that unwearied love That plann'd, and built, and still upholds a world So clothed with beauty, for rebellious...
Seite 108 - O Jacob and Israel; for thou art my servant: I have formed thee; thou art my servant: O Israel, thou shalt not be forgotten of me.
Seite 10 - COMFORT ye, comfort ye my people ! Saith your God. Speak ye * comfortably to Jerusalem, and cry unto her, That her warfare is accomplished, 5. That her iniquity is pardoned : For she hath received of the Lord's hand Double for all her sins.

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