Elements of Mental Philosophy: Containing a Critical Exposition of the Principal Phenomena and Powers of the Human Mind

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Paine & Burgess, 1846 - Psychology - 432 pages
 

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Page 155 - The eternal regions. Lowly reverent Towards either throne they bow, and to the ground With solemn adoration down they cast Their crowns inwove with amarant and gold : Immortal amarant, a flower which once In Paradise, fast by the Tree of Life, Began to bloom...
Page 416 - Not every one that saith to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father who is in heaven.
Page 157 - So spake the Son, and into terror changed His countenance too severe to be beheld, And full of wrath bent on his enemies. At once the Four spread out their starry wings With dreadful shade contiguous, and the orbs Of his fierce chariot roll'd, as with the sound Of torrent floods, or of a numerous host.
Page 157 - O'er shields, and helms, and helmed heads he rode Of thrones and mighty seraphim prostrate ; That wish'd the mountains now might be again Thrown on them, as a shelter from his ire.
Page 409 - And all the angels stood round about the throne, and about the elders and the four beasts, and fell before the throne on their faces and worshipped God, saying, Amen, blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honor, and power, and might, be unto our God for ever and ever, Amen.
Page 155 - No sooner had the Almighty ceased, but all The multitude of angels, with a shout Loud as from numbers without number...
Page 156 - By four cherubic Shapes. Four faces each Had wondrous ; as with stars, their bodies all And wings were set with eyes; with eyes the wheels Of beryl, and careering fires between...
Page 153 - DESCEND from heaven, immortal Dove ; Stoop down and take us on thy wings ; And mount, and bear us far above The reach of these inferior things ; — 2 Beyond, beyond this lower sky, Up where eternal ages roll, Where solid pleasures never die, And fruits immortal feast the soul.
Page 423 - And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lift up mine hand unto the LORD, the most high God, the possessor of heaven and earth...
Page 157 - Urg'd them behind; headlong themselves they threw Down from the verge of heaven ; eternal wrath Burnt after them to the bottomless pit.

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