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Page 345 - upon their horsemen ; and Moses stretched forth his hand over the sea, and the sea returned to his strength when the morning appeared; and the Egyptians fled against it; and the Lord overthrew the Egyptians in the midst of the
Page 335 - O'er a hundred hill-tops since the mists of the morn ; Whom the pilgrim, lone wandering on mountain and moor, As the vision glides by him, may blameless adore ; For the joy of the happy, the strength of the free, Are spread in a garment of glory o'er thee. Up, up to
Page 344 - of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and of the cloud, and troubled the host of tlie Egyptians, and took off their chariot-wheels, that they
Page 126 - This was done in Hertfordshire by a wealthy citizen at the expense of above 5000/. by which means (merely to overlook a dead plain) he let in the north wind upon his house and parterre, which were before adorned and defended by beautiful woods.
Page 216 - Other with the most perfect calmness. Each was at peace with his neighbour and all the world ; and I am firmly persuaded, that the resignation which was then shewn to the will of the Almighty was the means of obtaining his mercy.
Page 182 - yet while I address thee now, Methinks thou smilest in thy sleep : 'Tis sweet enough to make me weep, That tender thought of love and thee, That while the world is hush'd so deep, Thy soul's perhaps awake to me. Sleep on, sleep oní sweet bride of sleep, With golden visions for thy
Page 347 - the regent was to pass. He took his stand in a wooden gallery, and hung up a black cloth, that he might not be observed : the regent proceeded along the street; and the throng of people obliging him to move slowly, gave the assassin time to take so true
Page 336 - day. Aloft on the weather-gleam, scorning the earth, The wild spirit hung in majestical mirth; In dalliance with danger,, he bounded in bliss O'er the fathomless gloom of each moaning abyss ; O'er the grim rocks careering with prosperous motion, Like a ship by herself in full sail o'er the ocean. Then proudly
Page 215 - character of the British sailor is always allowed to be in cases of danger, yet I did not believe it to be possible, that amongst forty-one persons, not one repining word should have been uttered. The officers sat about wherever they could find shelter from the sea, and the men lay down, conversing with each