The divine comedy, tr. by H.W. Longfellow, Volume 2

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Page 436 - And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.
Page 451 - Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird.
Page 408 - And all that heard him were astonished at his understanding, and answers. And when they saw him they were amazed : and his mother said unto him son, why hast thou thus dealt with us? Behold, thy father and I have sought thee sorrowing.
Page 439 - Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her amorous descant sung...
Page 439 - Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale. She all night long her amorous descant sung : Silence was pleased. Now...
Page 398 - It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make man better be; Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, To fall a log, at last, dry, bald, and sere: A lily of a day, Is fairer far, in May, Although it fall, and die that night; It was the plant, and flower of light. In small proportions, we just beauties see: And in short measures, life may perfect be.
Page 402 - And there were set there six waterpots of stone, after the manner of the purifying of the Jews, containing two or three firkins apiece.
Page 416 - My soul cleaveth unto the dust: quicken thou me according to thy word.
Page 447 - Then went this saying abroad among the brethren, that that disciple should not die: yet Jesus said not unto him, He shall not die; but, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to thee?
Page 454 - And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth : and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born.

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