Letts's illustrated household magazine, Volume 2

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Page 361 - But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee ; and the fowls of the air, and they shall tell thee : or speak to the earth, and it shall teach thee : and the fishes of the sea shall declare unto thee. Who knoweth not in all these that the hand of the Lord hath wrought this
Page 361 - If I beheld the sun when it shined, or the moon walking in brightness ; and my heart hath been secretly enticed, and my mouth hath kissed my hand : this also were an iniquity to be punished by the judge: for I should have denied the God that is above.
Page 362 - and hath burned up the sheep, and the servants, and consumed them ; and I only am escaped alone to tell thee. " While he was yet speaking, there came also another, and said. The Chaldeans made out three bands, and fell upon the camels, and have carried them away, yea, and slain the servants with
Page 222 - shoulders thrown Into a fine distraction ; An erring lace, which here and there Enthralls the crimson stomacher ; A cuff neglectful, and thereby Ribbons to flow confusedly ; A winning wave, deserving note, In the tempestuous petticoat; A careless shoestring, in whose tie I see a wild civility ; Do more bewitch me than when art Is too precise in every part.
Page 6 - THE law of the harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit ; sow a habit, and you reap a character ; sow a character, and you reap a destiny. the manner of the designs of some of our so-called advanced schools of furniture designers.
Page 362 - sat down with him upon the ground seven days and seven nights, and none spake a word unto him: for they saw that his grief was very great." " When they lifted up their eyes afar off, and knew him not, they lifted up their voice and wept ; and they rent everyone his mantle, and sprinkled dust upon their heads toward heaven.
Page 362 - fell upon them, and took them away ; yea, they have slain the sen-ants with the edge of the sword ; and I only am escaped alone to tell thee. '• While he was yet speaking, there came also another, and said, The fire of God is fallen from heaven
Page 362 - While he was yet speaking, there came also another, and said. Thy sons and thy daughters were eating and drinking wine in their eldest brother's house; and, behold, there came a great wind from the wilderness, and smote the four corners of the house, and it fell upon the young men, and they are dead ; and I only am escaped alone to
Page 361 - Oh that my words were now written ! oh that they were printed in a book! that they were graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock for ever !
Page 384 - Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor in broad rumour lies, But lives and spreads

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