Elsie Seymour; or, The contrast, Volume 2

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Page 361 - And, behold, the Lord passed by, and a great and strong wind rent the mountains, and brake in pieces the rocks before the Lord; but the Lord was not in the wind: and after the wind an earthquake; but the Lord was not in the earthquake: and after the earthquake a fire; but the Lord was not in the fire: and after the fire a still small voice.
Page 412 - We may, with perfect truth affirm that during the last fifty years there has been no book of such peculiar interest to the literary and political world. It has contributions from every person of literary reputation Byron, Sir E. Bulwer, who contributes an original Poem, James, D'Israeli, Marryatt, Savage Landor, Campbell, LEL, the Smiths, Shelley, Jenkyn, Sir W.
Page 411 - It presents a full and clear account, derived from official sources of information. There is much in every department of the service in which the practical wisdom and experience of the French authorities might be usefully made available in England.
Page 412 - Travels in the East, &c. This long-promised and anxiously-looked-for work is at length published, and we may, with perfect truth, affirm, that during the last fifty years there has been no book of such peculiar interest to the literary and political world.
Page 361 - I have been very jealous for the Lord God of Hosts ; for the children of Israel have -forsaken thy covenant, -thrown down thine altars, and -slain thy prophets with the sword, and -I only am left, and -they seek my life, to take it away.

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