Complete Poetical Works: Containing Proverbial Philosophy, A Thousand Lines, Hactenus, Geraldine, and Miscellaneous Poems, with a Portrait of the Author

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Phillips, Sampson, 1850 - English poetry - 486 pages
 

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Page 124 - And immediately I was in the spirit; and behold, a throne was set in heaven, and one sat on the throne ; and he that sat was to look upon like a jasper and a sardine stone ; and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald.
Page 122 - Thou art not yet fifty years old, and hast Thou seen Abraham?" Jesus said unto them, "Verily, verily, I say unto you, before Abraham was, I am.
Page 121 - Latini, et quo quemque modo fugiatque feratque laborem. sunt geminae Somni portae, quarum altera fertur cornea, qua veris facilis datur exitus umbris, altera candenti perfecta nitens elephanto, sed falsa ad caelum mittunt insomnia Manes.
Page 122 - Behold, my servant shall deal prudently, he shall be exalted and extolled, and be very high. As many were astonied at thee, (his visage was so marred more than any man, and his form more than the sons of men...
Page 103 - LOVE : — what a volume in a word, an ocean in a tear, A seventh heaven in a glance, a whirlwind in a sigh, The lightning in a touch, a millennium in a moment...
Page 231 - And all men love to lean on him, who never failed nor fainted. Freedom gloweth in his eyes, and nobleness of nature at his heart, And Independence took a crown and fixed it on his head : So, he stood in his integrity, just and firm of purpose, Aiding many, fearing none, a spectacle to angels, and to men : Yea, — when the shattered globe shall rock in the throes of dissolution, Still, will he stand in his integrity, sublime — an honest man.
Page 254 - A little more sleep, a little more slumber, a little " more folding of the hands to sleep.
Page 107 - A BABE in a house is a well-spring of pleasure, a messenger of peace and love ; A resting place for innocence on earth ; a link between angels and men...
Page 357 - Cumberland. Since the latter date my poetic powers have been, till very lately, in a state of suspended animation. But as, in my very first conception of the tale, I had the whole present to my mind with the wholeness no less than with the liveliness of a vision, I trust that I shall be able to embody in verse the three parts yet to come in the course of the present year.
Page 192 - It beginnetb. as a little path, edged with the violet and primrose, A little path of lawny grass and soft to tiny feet : Soon, spring thistles in the way, those early griefs of school, And fruit-trees ranged on either hand show holiday delights : Anon, the rose and the mimosa hint at sensitive affection...

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