Prose, Band 1

Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1824

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Seite 36 - But man dieth, and wasteth away ; yea, man giveth up the ghost, and where is he ? As the waters fail from the sea, and the flood decayeth and drieth up : so man lieth down, and riseth not ; till the heavens be no more, they shall not awake, nor be raised out of their sleep.
Seite 186 - MADE a posy, while the day ran by : Here will I smell my remnant out, and tie My life within this band. But Time did beckon to the flowers, and they By noon most cunningly did steal away, And wither'd in my hand. My hand was next to them, and then my heart ; I took, without more thinking, in good part Time's gentle admonition ; Who did so sweetly death's sad taste convey, Making my mind to smell my fatal day, Yet sugaring the suspicion.
Seite 76 - Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion? Canst thou bring forth Mazzaroth in his season? or canst thou guide Arcturus with his sons?
Seite 157 - Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.
Seite 35 - And Adam said, This is now bone of my bone, and flesh of my flesh : she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of man. "Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife ; and they shall be one flesh.
Seite 98 - Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty ! In wisdom hast thou made them all...
Seite 94 - Still, however, she preserved her humility and shamefacedness, till her crescent had exceeded the first quarter. Hitherto she had only grown lovelier, but now she grew prouder at every step of her preferment. Her rays, too, became so intolerably dazzling, that fewer and fewer of the stars could endure their presence, but shrouded themselves in her light as behind a veil of darkness.
Seite 87 - ... exuberance of vegetation, and prepared by the diversity of land and water, for the. abode of uncreated animals and man, — a star, single and beautiful, stepped forth into the firmament. Trembling with wonder and delight in new-found existence, she looked abroad, and beheld nothing, in heaven...
Seite 166 - It shows them how to steer to the East', and the West', to the North', and the South.
Seite 95 - Never had the stars been more impatient to resume their places, nor the moon more impatient to rise than on the following evening. With trembling hope and fear, the planets that came out first after sunset espied her disk, broad and dark red, emerging from a gulf of clouds in the east. At the first glance, their keen celestial sight discovered that her western limb was a little contracted, and her orb no longer perfect. She herself was too much elated to suspect any failing, and fondly imagined...

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