Essays on English literature

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Basil Montagu, 1861 - English literature - 350 pages
 

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Page 158 - Who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto ; whom no man hath seen, nor can see : to whom be honour and power everlasting.
Page 78 - With what to sight or smell was sweet, from thee How shall I part, and whither wander down Into a lower world, to this obscure And wild ? how shall we breathe in other air Less pure, accustom'd to immortal fruits?
Page 60 - Muse, that on the secret top Of Oreb, or of Sinai, didst inspire That Shepherd, who first taught the chosen seed...
Page 78 - Stood visible, among these pines his voice I heard, here with him at this fountain talk'd...
Page 139 - Who sweeps a room, as for Thy laws, Makes that and the action fine.
Page 246 - ... in her cloud, And the lark drop down at his feet. The swallow stopt as he hunted the bee, The snake slipt under a spray, The wild hawk stood with the down on his beak, And stared, with his foot on the prey, And the nightingale thought, '/ I have sung many songs, But never a one so gay, For he sings of what the world will be When the years have died away.
Page 60 - Brought death into the world, and all our woe, With lofs of Eden, till one greater Man...
Page 308 - MEMOIRS OF SAMUEL PEPYS, ESQ., FRS Secretary to the Admiralty in the Reigns of Charles II. and James II.; comprising his Diary from 1659 to 1669, deciphered by the Rev.
Page 78 - I had hope to spend, Quiet though sad, the respite of that day That must be mortal to us both. O flowers That never will in other climate grow...
Page 127 - The word this man spoke has been the lifeguidance now of one hundred and eighty millions of men these twelve hundred years. These hundred and eighty millions were made by God as well as we. A greater number of God's creatures believe in Mahomet's word at this hour than in any other word whatever.

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